New Australian guideline for JIA

Key standards of care aimed at delivering optimal care for patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) have been developed by Australian paediatric rheumatology specialists.

A collaborative effort of nine rheumatologists from across the country, they are the first to be compiled for a specifically Australian audience, based on international best practice.

Co-author Susan Piper says the guideline aims to educate a range of health professionals, including rheumatologists, paediatricians, orthopaedic surgeons