Lack of trust in physicians, lack of information about biologics, medicine substitutions and the search for alternative therapies are among the reasons patients turn to the internet, a new study shows.
Whitney J. Palmer
Historically, treatments for children with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) have been difficult and ineffective, leading to poor outcomes. But, findings from a new study point to a method that could lead to more positive results.
Patients can play a critical role in disseminating high quality healthcare, and rheumatology has been a trailblazer for giving them a voice in how they receive treatment, physicians write.