Confirmed transfer of care of adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) from a major children’s service to a first adult care provider is suboptimal. A chart review of 177 patients from the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne found 62.3% were referred to either public or private adult services. Documentation of the transfer of care occurred ...
Transition of JIA patients to adult care undermined by poor communication
By Mardi Chapman
13 Sep 2021