Transition: a rheumatology perspective

Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2010 Jun;71(6):315-9. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2010.71.6.48439.


This article reviews the evidence regarding the process of transition which young people experience when moving from paediatric to adult care. Rheumatology has championed this process and this article prioritizes the perspective of adult physicians.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Continuity of Patient Care / organization & administration*
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Humans
  • Interprofessional Relations
  • Patient Care Planning / organization & administration
  • Patient Care Team
  • Rheumatic Diseases / therapy*