Joyce Davidson

Eileen Baildam6
Janet Gardner-Medwin3
Lucy R. Wedderburn3
6Eileen Baildam
3Janet Gardner-Medwin
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Therapeutic intervention with intra-articular steroid injections in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) has evolved from experience with adults with inflammatory joint disease, with the earliest report being published in 1951. The technique has subsequently been introduced into paediatric rheumatology practice, although much of the evidence supporting its(More)
  • Sham D. Lal, Janet McDonagh, Eileen Baildam, Lucy R. Wedderburn, Janet Gardner-Medwin, Helen E. Foster +5 others
  • 2011
OBJECTIVES Adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis have demonstrated substantial disagreement with their proxy's assessment of their disability, pain, and well-being. Our objective was to describe the clinical and psychological factors associated with discordance. STUDY DESIGN This analysis included 204 proxy-adolescent (median age, 13 years) dyads(More)
OBJECTIVES To study muscle biopsy tissue from patients with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) in order to test the reliability of a score tool designed to quantify the severity of histological abnormalities when applied to biceps humeri in addition to quadriceps femoris. Additionally, to evaluate whether elements of the tool correlate with clinical measures of(More)
This paper draws on interviews with members of the United Kingdom National Phobics Society to explore the implications of the contested nature of specific phobias for their experience and perception. In common with other chronic and contested conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, phobias are stigmatised and subjected to widespread judgmental(More)
OBJECTIVE The Pediatric Rheumatology International Trials Organisation (PRINTO) recently published criteria for classification of patients with juvenile dermatomyositis (DM) as having clinically inactive disease. The criteria require that at least 3 of 4 conditions be met, i.e., creatine kinase level ≤150 units/liter, Childhood Myositis Assessment Scale(More)
OBJECTIVE Patients' beliefs regarding the cause of illness may influence treatment adherence and long-term outcome. Little is known of adolescents' beliefs regarding the cause of JIA. This study aims to identify adolescents' beliefs about the underlying cause of their arthritis at first presentation to the paediatric rheumatology department. METHODS One(More)
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