Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Pediatric Rheumatology

Track 8: Pediatric Rheumatology
Rheumatology is a sub-speciality in internal medicine concerned with the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases like vasculitislupus and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; which are known to be the disorders of the immune system.  One of the significant change in current rheumatology is the advancement of new medications called biologics; or disease modifying agents; which can control extreme ailment more effectively. Rheumatic diseases are mostly treated with analgesics; non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs; steroids; monoclonal antibodies. Patients with rheumatoid joint inflammation often require a long term; composed and a multidisciplinary group approach towards administration of individual patients. Logical research on biologics and clinical trials on monoclonal antibody treatments have added a new dimension to the restorative treatment of arthritic disorders.

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