Abstract Topics

Abstract submissions for inclusion in the International Journal of Rheumatic Disease have now closed however individuals have the opportunity to submit abstracts of clinical cases to be discussed in the final scientific session of the congress, Grand Rounds.

Clinical rheumatology topics

  • Advances in pain management
  • Basic science related to rheumatic diseases
  • Behcet’s disease and miscellaneous rheumatic conditions
  • Epidemiology, COPCORD, health care system and pharmacoeconomics
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Genetics
  • Imaging techniques and diagnosis
  • Infection-related rheumatic diseases
  • Metabolic bone diseases and crystal-induced diseases
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paediatric rheumatology
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rehabilitation for rheumatic diseases
  • Rheumatoid arthritis anti-TNF therapy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis clinical aspects and co-morbidity
  • Rheumatoid arthritis non biologic treatment
  • Rheumatoid arthritis non-TNF biological therapies
  • Rheumatoid arthritis prognosis, predictors and outcome
  • Scleroderma, myositis and related syndromes
  • Soft tissue rheumatism
  • Spondylarthropathies biological and non-biological therapies
  • Spondylarthropathies clinical aspects and co-morbidity
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogrens and antiphospholipid syndrome clinical aspects, comorbidities and complications
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogrens and antiphospholipid syndrome therapies
  • Systemic vasculitis related to rheumatic diseases

Allied health research topics

  • Alternative medicine (e.g. acupuncture)
  • Case report
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychological intervention and miscellaneous forms of care

Abstract Guidelines