JIA


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AcronymDefinition
JIAJapan Institute of Architects
JIAJapanese Imperial Army
JIAJapan Gas Appliances Inspection Association
JIAJewish Internet Association
JIAJoint IETM Architecture
JIAJamaica Institute of Architects
JIAJoint Israel Appeal
JIAJail Industries Association
JIAPSA Airlines (Us Airways Express, ICAO Code)
JIAJoint Implementing Agreement
JIAJuvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
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JIA is the most common chronic MSK condition in children and the most common cause of MSK disability.
Now Jordy himself is launching a support group called Arthritis Kids Unite to raise awareness of JIA and raise money for Arthritis Research UK.
The new GT has been made possible thanks to an agreement between JIA and Jensen Motor Group, which now owns the Jensen name.
JIA outcome measures have been validated and are now widely used in clinical trials, including the ACR Pedi 30/50/70.
The JIA group was comprised of children diagnosed with JIA at the Capital Institute of Pediatrics between February 2009 and December 2009.
JIA is a form of inflammatory joint disease that affects around 15,000 children in the UK.
In contrast to a typical RA patient with other co-existing disease, children with JIA have less co-morbidity, and may, therefore, better tolerate medications.
While there are a number of effective therapies available for JIA, interviewed thought leaders are calling for the implementation of approaches that would improve treatment efficacy, including increased emphasis on patient-reported outcomes and availability of biomarkers to guide personalized therapy.
The drugs used in the treatment of JIA are identical to those used in adult rheumatic diseases.
JIA is a general term used to describe the various chronic arthritis diseases in children.
As with most classification criteria in rheumatology, the diagnosis of JIA is one of exclusion, obligating the clinician to rule out rheumatic, infectious, and other potential causes of chronic synovitis.