Abstract Topics

Individuals who have conducted extensive research in the field of Rheumatology can submit abstracts under the following topics:

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