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Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs in Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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What To Discuss With Your Patients and Their Caregivers

Topics of discussion to have with patients and their caregivers that are informed by the comparative effectiveness review include: the importance of treatment to limit joint and tissue damage; the role of DMARDs for reducing symptoms; the potential benefits and adverse effects of DMARDs; the importance of communicating symptoms; and preferences and values of patients and caregivers regarding treatment.