EULAR Recommendations: Lay versions

For EULAR, it is essential that the dissemination of the lay versions of the recommendations reach patient organisations, as well as healthcare professionals to support patients and carers in managing their disease.

For recommendations that are relevant to patient audiences, EULAR provides a lay summary version, in English, and calls on all interested organisations to disseminate them and encourage the translation of these lay versions into their own language. Note that the lay summaries are created after the official recommendation is published.

 

Overview of lay versions

Recommendations listed below date back to 2008; scroll down the page to view the lay summaries. Each summary is listed by year of its publication. The structure of each summary lists the authors first, followed by the summary title, the EULAR Journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) reference, date of publication and finally a link to the recommendation as well as a link to the lay version.


Available Translations

2021 EULAR recommendations for the implementation of self-management strategies in patients with inflammatory arthritis
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 07 May 2021. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-220249
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2022

Josef S Smolen, Robert B M Landewé, Sytske Anne Bergstra, Andreas Kerschbaumer, Alexandre Sepriano, Daniel Aletaha, Roberto Caporali, Christopher John Edwards, Kimme L Hyrich, Janet E Pope, Savia de Souza, Tanja A Stamm, Tsutomu Takeuchi, Patrick Verschueren, Kevin L Winthrop, Alejandro Balsa, Joan M Bathon, Maya H Buch, Gerd R Burmester, Frank Buttgereit, Mario Humberto Cardiel, Katerina Chatzidionysiou, Catalin Codreanu, Maurizio Cutolo, Alfons A den Broeder, Khadija El Aoufy, Axel Finckh, João Eurico Fonseca, Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, Espen A Haavardsholm, Annamaria Iagnocco, Kim Lauper, Zhanguo Li, Iain B McInnes, Eduardo F Mysler, Peter Nash, Gyula Poor, Gorica G Ristic, Felice Rivellese, Andrea Rubbert-Roth, Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Nikolay Stoilov, Anja Strangfeld, Annette van der Helm-van Mil, Elsa van Duuren, Theodora P M Vliet Vlieland, René Westhovens, Désirée van der Heijde
EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis with synthetic and biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs: 2022 update
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 10 November 2022. doi: 10.1136/ard-2022-223356
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Annelies Boonen, Casper Webers, Maarten Butink , Birgit Barten, Neil Betteridge, Dame Carol Black, Ann Bremander, Boryana Boteva, Olga Brzezińska, Lina Chauhan,Sarah Copsey, Vera Guimarães, Monique Gignac, Jennifer Glaysher, Frans Green, Jan L Hoving, Mary Lucy Marques, Hana Smucrova, Tanja A Stamm, Dieter Wiek, Ross Wilkie, Anthony D Woolf, Gerd R Burmester, Johannes W Bijlsma, Suzanne M M Verstappen
2021 EULAR points to consider to support people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases to participate in healthy and sustainable paid work
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 15 September 2022. doi: 10.1136/ard-2022-222678
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Paul Studenic, Tanja A Stamm, Erika Mosor, Ilaria Bini, Nele Caeyers, Laure Gossec, Marios Kouloumas, Elena Nikiphorou, Wendy Olsder, Ivan Padjen, Sofia Ramiro, Simon Stones, Tanita-Christina Wilhelmer, Alessia Alunno,
EULAR points to consider for including the perspective of young patients with inflammatory arthritis into patient-reported outcomes measures
First published July 29, 2022
RMD Open 2022;8:e002576. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2022-002576
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Marc H A Jansen,  Christien Rondaan, Geertje E Legger, Kirsten Minden, Yosef Uziel, Natasa Toplak, Despoina Maritsi, Lotte van den Berg, Guy A M Berbers, Patricia Bruijning, Yona Egert, Christophe Normand, Marc Bijl, Helen E Foster, Isabelle Koné-Paut, Carine Wouters, Angelo Ravelli, Ori Elkayam, Nicolaas M Wulffraat, Marloes W Heijstek
EULAR/PRES recommendations for vaccination of paediatric patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases: update 2021
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2023;82:35-47, First published June 20, 2022
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James M Gwinnutt, Maud Wieczorek, Andra Balanescu, Heike A Bischoff-Ferrari, Annelies Boonen, Giulio Cavalli, Savia de Souza, Annette de Thurah, Thomas E Dorner, Rikke Helene Moe, Polina Putrik, Javier Rodríguez-Carrio, Lucía Silva-Fernández, Tanja Stamm, Karen Walker-Bone, Joep Welling, Mirjana I Zlatković-Švenda, Francis Guillemin, Suzanne M M Verstappen
2021 EULAR recommendations regarding lifestyle behaviours and work participation to prevent progression of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 08 March 2022. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-222020
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Robert B M Landewé, Féline Kroon, Alessia Alunno, Aurélie Najm, Johannes WJ Bijlsma, Gerd-Rüdiger R Burmester, Roberto Caporali, Bernard Combe, Richard Conway, Jeffrey R Curtis, Ori Elkayam, Laure Gossec, Marloes W Heijstek, Lukas Haupt, Annamaria Iagnocco, John D Isaacs, István Ábel Juhász, Suzi Makri, Xavier Mariette, Iain B McInnes, Puja Mehta, Ulf Mueller-Ladner, Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Josef S Smolen, Dieter Wiek, Kevin L Winthrop, Victoria Navarro-Compán, Pedro M Machado
EULAR recommendations for the management and vaccination of people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in the context of SARS-CoV-2: the November 2021 update
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 23 February 2022. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-222006
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George C Drosos, Daisy Vedder, Eline Houben, Laura Boekel, Fabiola Atzeni, Sara Badreh, Dimitrios T Boumpas, Nina Brodin, Ian N Bruce, Miguel Ángel González-Gay, Søren Jacobsen, György Kerekes, Francesca Marchiori, Chetan Mukhtyar, Manuel Ramos-Casals, Naveed Sattar, Karen Schreiber, Savino Sciascia, Elisabet Svenungsson, Zoltan Szekanecz, Anne-Kathrin Tausche, Alan Tyndall, Vokko van Halm, Alexandre Voskuyl, Gary J Macfarlane, Michael M Ward, Michael T Nurmohamed, Maria G Tektonidou
EULAR recommendations for cardiovascular risk management in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid syndrome
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 02 February 2022. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-221733
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2021

Machado PM, Lawson-Tovey S, Strangfeld A, et al
Safety of vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 in people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases: results from the EULAR Coronavirus Vaccine (COVAX) physician-reported registry
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 31 December 2021. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-221490
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Alessia Alunno, Aurélie Najm, Pedro M Machado, Heidi Bertheussen, Gerd-Rüdiger R Burmester, Francesco Carubbi, Gabriele De Marco, Roberto Giacomelli, Olivier Hermine, John D Isaacs, Isabelle Koné-Paut, César Magro-Checa, Iain B McInnes, Pier Luigi Meroni, Luca Quartuccio, A V Ramanan, Manuel Ramos-Casals, Javier Rodríguez Carrio, Hendrik Schulze-Koops, Tanja A Stamm, Sander W Tas, Benjamin Terrier, Dennis G McGonagle, Xavier Mariette
2021 update of the EULAR points to consider on the use of immunomodulatory therapies in COVID-19
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 07 October 2021. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-221366
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György Nagy, Nadia M T Roodenrijs, Paco M J Welsing, Melinda Kedves, Attila Hamar, Marlies C van der Goes, Alison Kent, Margot Bakkers, Polina Pchelnikova, Etienne Blaas, Ladislav Senolt, Zoltan Szekanecz, Ernest H Choy, Maxime Dougados, Johannes WG Jacobs, Rinie Geenen, Johannes WJ Bijlsma, Angela Zink, Daniel Aletaha, Leonard Schoneveld, Piet van Riel, Sophie Dumas, Yeliz Prior, Elena Nikiphorou, Gianfranco Ferraccioli, Georg Schett, Kimme L Hyrich, Ulf Mueller-Ladner, Maya H Buch, Iain B McInnes, Désirée van der Heijde, Jacob M van Laar
EULAR points to consider for the management of difficult-to-treat rheumatoid arthritis
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 18 August 2021. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-220973
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Elena Nikiphorou, Eduardo José Ferreira Santos, Andrea Marques, Peter Böhm, Johannes WJ Bijlsma, Claire Immediato Daien, Bente Appel Esbensen, Ricardo J O Ferreira, George E Fragoulis, Pat Holmes, Hayley McBain, George S Metsios, Rikke Helene Moe, Tanja A Stamm, Annette de Thurah, Condruta Zabalan, Loreto Carmona, Ailsa Bosworth
2021 EULAR recommendations for the implementation of self-management strategies in patients with inflammatory arthritis
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 07 May 2021. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2021-220249
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2020

Antonis Fanouriakis, Myrto Kostopoulou, Kim Cheema, Hans-Joachim Anders, Martin Aringer, Ingeborg Bajema, John Boletis, Eleni Frangou, Frederic A Houssiau, Jane Hollis, Adexandre Karras, Francesca Marchiori, Stephen D Marks, Gabriella Moroni, Marta Mosca, Ioannis Parodis, Manuel Praga, Matthias Schneider, Josef S Smolen, Vladimir Tesar, Maria Trachana, Ronald F van Vollenhoven, Alexandre E Voskuyl, Y K Onno Teng, Bernadette van Leew, George Bertsias, David Jayne, Dimitrios T Boumpas
2019 Update of the Joint European League Against Rheumatism and European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association (EULAR/ER-EDTA) recommendations for the management of lupus nephritis
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 27 March 2020. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-216924
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Josef S Smolen, Robert B M Landewé, Johannes W J Bijlsma, Gerd R Burmester, Maxime Dougados, Andreas Kerschbaumer, Iain B McInnes, Alexandre Sepriano, Ronald F van Vollenhoven, Maarten de Wit, Daniel Aletaha, Martin Aringer, John Askling, Alejandro Balsa, Maarten Boers, Alfons A den Broeder, Maya H Buch, Frank Buttgereit, Roberto Caporali, Mario Humberto Cardiel, Diederik De Cock, Catalin Codreanu, Maurizio Cutolo, Christopher John Edwards, Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Paul Emery, Axel Finckh, Laure Gossec, Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, Merete Lund Hetland, Tom W J Huizinga, Marios Koloumas, Zhanguo Li, Xavier Mariette, Ulf Müller-Ladner, Eduardo F Mysler, Jose A P da Silva, Gyula Poór, Janet E Pope, Andrea Rubbert-Roth, Adeline Ruyssen-Witrand, Kenneth G Saag, Anja Strangfeld, Tsutomu Takeuchi, Marieke Voshaar, René Westhovens, Désirée van der Heijde
EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis with synthetic and biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs: 2019 update
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 22 January, 2020 doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-216655
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M. Kostine, A. Finckh, C.O. Bingham, K. Visser, J. Leipe, H. Schulze-Koops, E. Choy K. Benesova, T.R. Radstake, A.P. Cope, O. Lambotte, J.E. Gottenberg, Y. Allenbach, M. Visser, C. Rusthoven, L. Thomasen, C. Weill, S. Jamal, A. Marabelle, J. Larkin, J.B.A.G. Haanen, L.H. Calabrese, X. Mariette, T. Schaeverbeke
EULAR points to consider for the diagnosis and management of rheumatic immune-related adverse events due to cancer immunotherapy with checkpoint inhibitors
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 23 April 2020. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2020-217139
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2019

Victoria Furer, Christien Rondaan, Marloes W Heijstek, Nancy Agmon-Levin, Sander van Assen, Marc Bijl, Ferry C Breedveld, Raffaele D'Amelio, Maxime Dougados, Meliha Crnkic Kapetanovic, Jacob M van Laar, A de Thurah, Robert BM Landewé, Anna Molto, Ulf Müller-Ladner, Karen Schreiber, Leo Smolar, Jim Walker, Klaus Warnatz, Nico M Wulffraat, Ori Elkayam
Vaccination for adults with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Online issue publication December 16, 2019. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-215882
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Manuel Ramos-Casals, Pilar Brito-Zerón, Stefano Bombardieri, Hendrika Bootsma, Salvatore De Vita, Thomas Dörner, Benjamin A Fisher, Jacques-Eric Gottenberg, Gabriela Hernandez-Molina, Agnes Kocher, Belchin Kostov, Aike A. Kruize, Thomas Mandl, Wan-Fai Ng, Soledad Retamozo, Raphaèle Seror, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Antoni Sisó-Almirall, Athanasios G. Tzioufas, Claudio Vitali, Simon Bowman, Xavier Mariette
EULAR recommendations for the management of Sjögren’s syndrome with topical and systemic therapies
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 31 October 2019. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-216114
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RMD Open 2019;5:e001064. doi: 10.1136/rmdopen-2019-001064
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Victoria Furer, Christien Rondaan, Marloes W Heijstek, Nancy Agmon-Levin, Sander van Assen, Marc Bijl, Ferry C Breedveld, Raffaele D'Amelio, Maxime Dougados, Meliha Crnkic Kapetanovic, Jacob M van Laar, A de Thurah, Robert BM Landewé , Anna Molto, Ulf Muller-Ladner, Karen Schreiber, Leo Smolar, Jim Walker, Klaus Warnatz, Nico M Wulffraat, Ori Elkayam
2019 update of EULAR recommendations for Vaccination in Adult Patients with Autoimmune Inflammatory Rheumatics
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First : August 14, 2019. doi: 10.1136 / annrheumdis-2019 to 215,882
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Bianca Bech, Jette Primdahl, Astrid van Tubergen,Marieke Voshaar, Heidi A Zangi, Lurdes Barbosa, Carina Boström, Boryana Boteva, Francesco Carubbi, Françoise Fayet, Ricardo J O Ferreira, Kirsten Hoeper, Agnes Kocher, Marja Leena Kukkurainen, Vivienne Lion, Patricia Minnock, Antonella Moretti, Mwidimi Ndosi, Milena Pavic Nikolic, Michael Schirmer, Hana Smucrova, Jenny de la Torre-Aboki, Jennifer Waite-Jones, Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings
HPR - 2019 EULAR recommendations for the role of nurses
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2020;79:61-68. First published July 12, 2019.
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Maria G Tektonidou, Laura Andreoli, Marteen Limper, Zahir Amoura, Ricard Cervera, Nathalie Costedoat-Chalumeau, Maria Jose Cuadrado, Thomas Dörner, Raquel Ferrer-Oliveras, Karen Hambly, Munther A Khamashta, Judith King, Francesca Marchiori, Pier Luigi Meroni, Marta Mosca, Vittorio Pengo, Luigi Raio, Guillermo Ruiz-Irastorza, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Lyudmila Stojanovich, Elisabet Svenungsson, Denis Wahl, Angela Tincani, Michael M Ward
New: EULAR recommendations for the management of antiphospholipid syndrome in adults
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases Published Online First: 15 May 2019. doi: 10.1136 / annrheumdis-2019-215213
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2018

HPR - EULAR recommendations for physical activity in people with inflammatory arthritis and osteoarthritis
Convenor: Karin Niedermann / Thea Vliet Vlieland
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2017

Désirée van der Heijde, Sofia Ramiro, Robert Landewé, Xenofon Baraliakos, Filip Van den Bosch, Alexandre Sepriano, Andrea Regel, Adrian Ciurea, Hanne Dagfinrud, Maxime Dougados, Floris van Gaalen, Pál Géher, Irene van der Horst-Bruinsma, Robert D Inman, Merryn Jongkees, Uta Kiltz, Tore K Kvien, Pedro M Machado, Helena Marzo-Ortega, Anna Molto, Victoria Navarro-Compàn, Salih Ozgocmen, Fernando M Pimentel-Santos, John Reveille, Martin Rudwaleit, Jochen Sieper, Percival Sampaio-Barros, Dieter Wiek, Jürgen Braun
2016 update of the ASAS-EULAR management recommendations for axial spondyloarthritis
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-210770
Published Online First: 13 January 2017
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L Andreoli, G K Bertsias, N Agmon-Levin, S Brown, R Cervera, N Costedoat-Chalumeau, A Doria, R Fischer-Betz, F Forger, M F Moraes-Fontes, M Khamashta, J King, A Lojacono, F Marchiori, P L Meroni, M Mosca, M Motta, M Ostensen, C Pamfil, L Raio, M Schneider, E Svenungsson, M Tektonidou, S Yavuz, D Boumpas, A Tincani
EULAR recommendations for women's health and the management of family planning, assisted reproduction, pregnancy and menopause in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and/or antiphospholipid syndrome
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2017;76:476-485
Published online First: 17 February 2017
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Helen E Foster, Kirsten Minden, Daniel Clemente, Leticia Leon, Janet E McDonagh, Sylvia Kamphuis, Karin Berggren, Philomine van Pelt, Carine Wouters, Jennifer Waite-Jones, Rachel Tattersall, Ruth Wyllie, Simon R Stones, Alberto Martini, Tamas Constantin, Susanne Schalm, Berna Fidanci, Burak Erer, Erkan Dermikaya, Seza Ozen, Loreto Carmona
EULAR/PReS standards and recommendations for the transitional care of young people with juvenile-onset rheumatic diseases
Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases 2017;76:639-646
Published online first 10, March 2017
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2016

P Richette, M Doherty, E Pascual, V Barskova, F Becce, J Castañeda-Sanabria, M Coyfish, S Guillo, T L Jansen, H Janssens, F Lioté, C Mallen, G Nuki, F Perez-Ruiz, J Pimentao, L Punzi, T Pywell, A So, A K Tausche, T Uhlig, J Zavada, W Zhang, F Tubach, T Bardin
2016 updated EULAR evidence-based recommendations for the management of gout
Ann Rheum Dis 2017;76:29-42 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-209707
Published Online First 9 November 2016
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G J Macfarlane, C Kronisch, L E Dean, F Atzeni, W Häuser, E Fluß, E Choy, E Kosek, K Amris, J Branco, F Dincer, P Leino-Arjas, K Longley, G M McCarthy, S Makri, S Perrot, P Sarzi-Puttini, A Taylor, G T Jones
EULAR revised recommendations for the management of fibromyalgia
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-209724
Published Online First 4 July 2016
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Seza Ozen, Erkan Demirkaya, Burak Erer, Avi Livneh, Eldad Ben-Chetrit, Gabriella Giancane, Huri Ozdogan, Illana Abu, Marco Gattorno, Philip N Hawkins, Sezin Yuce, Tilmann Kallinich, Yelda Bilginer, Daniel Kastner, Loreto Carmona
EULAR recommendations for the management of familial Mediterranean fever
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-208690
Published Online First 10 March 2016
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2015

Heidi A Zangi, Mwidimi Ndosi, Jo Adams, Lena Andersen, Christina Bode, Carina Boström, Yvonne van Eijk-Hustings, Laure Gossec, Jana Korandová, Gabriel Mendes, Karin Niedermann, Jette Primdahl, Michaela Stoffer, Marieke Voshaar, Astrid van Tubergen
EULAR recommendations for patient education for people with inflammatory arthritis
Ann Rheum Dis 2015;74:954-962
Published online first on March 3, 2015 as doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-206807
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L Gossec, J S Smolen, S Ramiro, M de Wit, M Cutolo, M Dougados, P Emery, R Landewé, S Oliver, D Aletaha, N Betteridge, J Braun, G Burmester, J D Cañete, N Damjanov, O FitzGerald, E Haglund, P Helliwell, T K Kvien, R Lories, T Luger, M Maccarone, H Marzo-Ortega, D McGonagle, I B McInnes, I Olivieri, K Pavelka, G Schett, J Sieper, F van den Bosch, D J Veale, J Wollenhaupt, A Zink, D van der Heijde
European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) recommendations for the management of psoriatic arthritis with pharmacological therapies: 2015 update
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-208337
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Christian Dejaco, Yogesh P Singh, Pablo Perel, Andrew Hutchings, Dario Camellino, Sarah Mackie, Andy Abril, Artur Bachta, Peter Balint, Kevin Barraclough, Lina Bianconi, Frank Buttgereit, Steven Carsons, Daniel Ching, Maria Cid, Marco Cimmino, Andreas Diamantopoulos, William Docken, Christina Duftner, Billy Fashanu, Kate Gilbert, Pamela Hildreth, Jane Hollywood, David Jayne, Manuella Lima, Ajesh Maharaj, Christian Mallen, Victor Martinez-Taboada, Mehrdad Maz, Steven Merry, Jean Miller, Shunsuke Mori, Lorna Neill, Elisabeth Nordborg, Jennifer Nott, Hannah Padbury, Colin Pease, Carlo Salvarani, Michael Schirmer, Wolfgang Schmidt, Robert Spiera, David Tronnier, Alexandre Wagner, Madeline Whitlock, Eric L Matteson, Bhaskar Dasgupta
2015 Recommendations for the management of polymyalgia rheumatica: a European League Against Rheumatism/American College of Rheumatology collaborative initiative
Ann Rheum Dis 2015;74:1799-1807 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-207492

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2014

P Mandl, V Navarro-Compán, L Terslev, P Aegerter, D van der Heijde, M A D'Agostino, X Baraliakos, S J Pedersen, A G Jurik, E Naredo, C Schueller-Weidekamm, U Weber, M C Wick, P A C Bakker, E Filippucci, P G Conaghan, M Rudwaleit, G Schett, J Sieper, S Tarp, H Marzo-Ortega, M Østergaard
EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging in the diagnosis and management of spondyloarthritis in clinical practice
Ann Rheum Dis 2015;74:1327-1339 doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-206971
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2013

Josef S Smolen, Robert Landewé, Ferdinand C Breedveld, Maya Buch, Gerd Burmester, Maxime Dougados, Paul Emery, Cécile Gaujoux-Viala, Laure Gossec, Jackie Nam, Sofia Ramiro, Kevin Winthrop, Maarten de Wit, Daniel Aletaha, Neil Betteridge, Johannes W J Bijlsma, Maarten Boers, Frank Buttgereit, Bernard Combe, Maurizio Cutolo, Nemanja Damjanov, Johanna M W Hazes, Marios Kouloumas, Tore K Kvien, Xavier Mariette, Karel Pavelka, Piet L C M van Riel, Andrea Rubbert-Roth, Marieke Scholte-Voshaar, David L Scott, Tuulikki Sokka-Isler, John B Wong, Désirée van der Heijde
EULAR recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis with synthetic and biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs: 2013 update
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204573
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N Duru, M C van der Goes, J W G Jacobs, T Andrews, M Boers, F Buttgereit, N Caeyers, M Cutolo, S Halliday, J A P Da Silva, J R Kirwan, D Ray, J Rovensky, G Severijns, R Westhovens, J W J Bijlsma
EULAR evidence-based and consensus-based recommendations on the management of medium to high-dose glucocorticoid therapy in rheumatic diseases
Ann Rheum Dis published 19 July 2013, 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-203249
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2011

Y van Eijk-Hustings, A van Tubergen, C Boström, E Braychenko, B Buss, J Felix, J Firth, A Hammond, B Harston, C Hernandez, M Huzjak, J Korandová, M L Kukkurainen, R Landewé, M Mezieres, M Milincovic, A Moretti, S Oliver, J Primdahl, M Scholte-Voshaar, J de la Torre-Aboki, J Waite-Jones, R Westhovens, H Andersen Zangi, T Heiberg, J Hill
EULAR recommendations for the role of the nurse in the management of chronic inflammatory arthritis
Ann Rheum Dis doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2011-200185
Published Online First 28 October 2011
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2010

S van Assen, N Agmon-Levin, O Elkayam, R Cervera, M F Doran, M Dougados, P Emery, P Geborek, J P A Ioannidis, D R W Jayne, C G M Kallenberg, U Müller-Ladner, Y Shoenfeld, L Stojanovich, G Valesini, N M Wulffraat, M Bijl
EULAR recommendations for vaccination in adult patients with autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic diseases
Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70:414-422 doi:10.1136/ard.2010.137216
Published Online First: 3 December 2010
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2008

G K Bertsias, J P A Ioannidis, J Boletis, S Bombardieri, R Cervera, C Dostal, J Font, I M Gilboe, F Houssiau, T Huizinga, D Isenberg, C GM Kallenberg, M Khamashta, J C Piette, M Schneider, J Smolen, G Sturfelt, A Tincani, R van Vollenhoven, C Gordon and D T Boumpas
EULAR recommendations for the management of systemic lupus erytematosus. Report of a Task Force of the EULAR Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutics (ESCISIT)
Ann Rheum Dis, Feb 2008; 67: 195-205.
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Lay version of Lupus recommendations in general, with reference to further studies

 

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Guidelines to translate EULAR recommendations - lay summaries

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ARD lay summaries

The Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) now also provides short research summaries[*] for patients and non-clinicians to accompany selected key research papers published in the journal. These aim to clearly explain the results of the research studies as well as any implications for treatment of the specific condition. The summaries are written in plain language in a consistently structured format and checked for accuracy and readability by expert rheumatologists and people from EULAR’s patient research partner network.


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