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Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs in Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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Evaluating JIA Assessment Instruments (2 of 3)

Composite assessments combine results from multiple outcome measures to describe disease status. These assessments are used in both clinical research and in patient care settings. Examples are:

  • ACR Pediatric response criteria (Peds 30, 50, 70, 90 etc.) — This assessment reports the degree of improvement from baseline status as a percentage.
  • Flare
  • A consensus-based definition of remission
  • Minimal disease activity