Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

 

Recommendations & Guidelines

EULAR recommendations for women's health and the management of family planning, assisted reproduction, pregnancy and menopause in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and/or antiphospholipid syndrome
Ann Rheum Dis 2017;76:476–485)
 
American College of Rheumatology Guidelines for Screening, Treatment, and Management of Lupus Nephritis
(Arthritis Care Res 2012;64:797–808)
 
Joint European League Against Rheumatism and European Renal Association–European Dialysis and Transplant Association (EULAR/ERA-EDTA) recommendations for the management of adult and paediatric lupus nephritis
(Ann Rheum Dis 2012;71:1771-1782)
http://ard.bmj.com/content/annrheumdis/71/11/1771.full.pdf
 
EULAR recommendations for the management of systemic lupus erythematosus with neuropsychiatric manifestations: report of a task force of the EULAR standing committee for clinical affairs (ESCISIT)
(Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69:2074-82)
http://ard.bmj.com/content/69/12/2074.abstract?sid=b92bceb8-02f6-49f1-b493-d453a0425bb2
 
European League Against Rheumatism recommendations for monitoring patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in clinical practice and in observational studies (ESCISIT)
(Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69:1269-74)
http://ard.bmj.com/content/69/7/1269
 
EULAR recommendations for the management of systemic lupus Erythematosus. Report of a Task Force of the EULAR Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutics (ESCISIT)
(Ann Rheum Dis 2008;67:195-205)
http://ard.bmj.com/content/67/2/195.full

 

 

Criteria & Outcome Measures

2012 SLICC criteria for classification of SLE
https://www.qxmd.com/calculate/calculator_274/slicc-sle-criteria

ACR criteria for classification of SLE
1982 original set
http://www.rheumatology.org/Portals/0/Files/1982%20SLE%20Classification_Excerpt.pdf

1997 revision
http://www.rheumatology.org/Portals/0/Files/1997%20Update%20of%201982%20Revised.pdf

 

Activity and Damage Scales and Calculators

SLEDAI-2K
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11838846

SLEDAI-2K Responder Index-50 (SRI-50)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21123323

Updated version of British Isles Lupus Assessment Group's (BILAG 2004) disease activity index for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
(Rheumatology 2005;44:902-6)
http://rheumatology.oxfordjournals.org/content/44/7/902.full

SLICC damage index (SDI)
http://www.rheumatology.org/Portals/0/Files/SLICC%20ACR%20Damage%20Index%201996.pdf

Measures of adult systemic lupus erythematosus: Comparison of BILAG 2004, ECLAM, SLAM-R, SLAQ, SLEDAI-2K and SDI.
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2011;63:S37-46
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/acr.20572/abstract;jsessionid=81682274CADD04724F26598A7717FB05.f03t03

 

Patient and Resource Organizations

Lupus Europe - Uniting people with lupus throughout Europe
http://www.lupus-europe.org

Lupus Foundation of America
http://www.lupus.org

Lupus Research Alliance
http://www.lupusny.org