Policy and Publications
The Section on Rheumatology offers a section newsletter and is involved in the development of AAP policy. Relevant public education is listed below.
American College of Rheumatology Position Statement, "Guidelines for Referral of Children and Adolescents to Pediatric Rheumatologists"
Ophthalmologic Examinations in Children with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
AAP Policy Web site
Patient Education Brochures
What is a Pediatric Rheumatologist
Below is a sample list of the brochures that are available for purchase at the AAP Bookstore. Visit the
for more publications.
Fever and Your Child
Antibiotics and Your Child
A Guide to Your Child's Medicines
Students with Chronic Health Conditions: Guidance for Families, Schools and Students
Sports and Your Child