Adolescent and Young Adult Rheumatology In Clinical Practice

  • Janet E. McDonagh
  • Rachel S. Tattersall

Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Implications of AYA Development to Clinical Practice

  3. Specific Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 83-83
    2. Hafize Emine Sönmez, Yelda Bilginer, Seza Özen
      Pages 131-145
    3. Verna Cuthbert
      Pages 185-195
    4. Noor Alhamamy, Neil Gittoes, Nicola Crabtree, Zaki Hassan-Smith
      Pages 213-225
    5. Chandrika Bhat, Athimalaipet V. Ramanan
      Pages 227-237
  4. General Principles of Management of AYA with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Martin Lee, Kerry Jobling
      Pages 269-275
    3. Lucy Gossens, Judy Ammerlaan
      Pages 277-290
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 291-302

About this book


This concise guide takes a practical approach to adolescent and young adult (AYA) rheumatology, aiming to cover the needs of any healthcare professional dealing with young people aged 10-24 years. Each chapter contains key management points for readers to readily access disease-specific management as well as highlighting specific AYA issues which differ from pediatric and adult practice.

The coverage is comprehensive but concise and designed to act as a primary reference tool for subjects across the field of rheumatology. 

The book is designed for pediatric/adult rheumatologists, primary care physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and other professionals to understand each topic covered and to take a practical approach to to delivering developmentally appropriate rheumatology health care.


young people Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Adolescent bone health rheumatic disease Rheumatology Services Autoinflammatory disease hypermobility disorders

Editors and affiliations

  • Janet E. McDonagh
    • 1
  • Rachel S. Tattersall
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for MSK ResearchUniversity of Manchester and NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Manchester University Hospital NHS TrustManchesterUK
  2. 2.Department of RheumatologySheffield Children’s HospitalSheffieldUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-95518-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-95519-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2199-6652
  • Series Online ISSN 2199-6660
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