Transitional care, as defined by the Society for Adolescent Medicine refers to the purposeful, planned movement of adolescents and young adults with chronic physical and medical conditions from child centers to adult-oriented health care systems.
As per the World Health Organization (WHO), osteoporosis refers to a progressive systemic skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and microarchitectural deterioration of the bone tissues, with a consequent increase in bone fragility and susceptibility to fracture.
Gout is a disabling and common illness in Europe with a prevalence rate of 0.9% to 2.5% . However, it still remains misdiagnosed in most of the cases and thus the management remains suboptimal inspite of various effective treatments available.
This guideline replaces the earlier CG88 i.e. Early management of persistent non-specific low back pain.