Rachelle Buchbinder

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral corticosteroids--their place in the management of adhesive capsulitis
    Julia Walters
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 36:927-9. 2007
  2. pmc Addressing patient beliefs and expectations in the consultation
    Chris J Main
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, N Staffs ST5 5BG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:219-25. 2010
  3. pmc Effectiveness of low-Dye taping for the short-term treatment of plantar heel pain: a randomised trial
    Joel A Radford
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW, 1797, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:64. 2006
  4. pmc Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a physiotherapy program for chronic rotator cuff pathology: a protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Kim Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:86. 2007
  5. pmc Effectiveness of calf muscle stretching for the short-term treatment of plantar heel pain: a randomised trial
    Joel A Radford
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:36. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional health literacy of patients with rheumatoid arthritis attending a community-based rheumatology practice
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:879-86. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the efficacy and safety of shock wave therapy for lateral elbow pain
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1351-63. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of a media campaign on back beliefs is sustained 3 years after its cessation
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1323-30. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Improvements in general practitioner beliefs and stated management of back pain persist 4.5 years after the cessation of a public health media campaign
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E156-62. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment with biological agents for arthritis in Australia: the Australian Rheumatology Association Database
    R Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 37:591-600. 2007

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Publications99

  1. ncbi request reprint Oral corticosteroids--their place in the management of adhesive capsulitis
    Julia Walters
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania
    Aust Fam Physician 36:927-9. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc Addressing patient beliefs and expectations in the consultation
    Chris J Main
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, N Staffs ST5 5BG, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:219-25. 2010
    ..Having identified techniques for facilitating self-disclosure, we conclude by offering suggestions on how to 'close down' the consultation and hand over responsibility to the patient...
  3. pmc Effectiveness of low-Dye taping for the short-term treatment of plantar heel pain: a randomised trial
    Joel A Radford
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW, 1797, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:64. 2006
    ..We performed a participant-blinded randomised trial to assess the effectiveness of low-Dye taping, a commonly used short-term treatment for plantar heel pain...
  4. pmc Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a physiotherapy program for chronic rotator cuff pathology: a protocol for a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Kim Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:86. 2007
    ..Physiotherapy is often the first line of management for CRCP yet there is little conclusive evidence to support or refute its effectiveness and no formal evaluation of its cost-effectiveness...
  5. pmc Effectiveness of calf muscle stretching for the short-term treatment of plantar heel pain: a randomised trial
    Joel A Radford
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:36. 2007
    ..We performed a participant-blinded randomised trial to assess the effectiveness of calf muscle stretching, a commonly used short-term treatment for plantar heel pain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional health literacy of patients with rheumatoid arthritis attending a community-based rheumatology practice
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:879-86. 2006
    ..To determine the health literacy of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) attending community-based rheumatology practice...
  7. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the efficacy and safety of shock wave therapy for lateral elbow pain
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1351-63. 2006
    ..To determine the efficacy and safety of extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) for lateral elbow pain...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of a media campaign on back beliefs is sustained 3 years after its cessation
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1323-30. 2005
    ..Quasi-experimental, nonrandomized, nonequivalent, parallel group-controlled study involving before and after telephone surveys of the general population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Improvements in general practitioner beliefs and stated management of back pain persist 4.5 years after the cessation of a public health media campaign
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E156-62. 2007
    ..Quasi-experimental, nonrandomized, nonequivalent, parallel group-controlled study involving before-after mailed surveys of general practitioners...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of treatment with biological agents for arthritis in Australia: the Australian Rheumatology Association Database
    R Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 37:591-600. 2007
    ..The aim of this report is to describe the role, development and structure of ARAD and provide some preliminary data...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy following glenohumeral joint distension for adhesive capsulitis: a randomized trial
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1027-37. 2007
    ..To determine whether an active physiotherapy program following arthrographic joint distension for adhesive capsulitis provides additional benefits...
  12. doi request reprint Health literacy: what is it and why is it important to measure?
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 38:1791-7. 2011
    ..These data will be used to derive a more comprehensive measure of health literacy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Understanding the characteristics of effective mass media campaigns for back pain and methodological challenges in evaluating their effects
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:74-80. 2008
    ..Workshop at the Low Back Pain Forum VIII: Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain held in Amsterdam in June 2006...
  14. ncbi request reprint Invited editorial presents an accurate summary of the results of two randomised placebo-controlled trials of vertebroplasty
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Med J Aust 192:338-41. 2010
    ..Based on the best evidence currently available, the routine use of vertebroplasty outside of the research setting for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures appears unjustified...
  15. doi request reprint Vertebroplasty: when randomized placebo-controlled trial results clash with common belief
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria 3144, Australia
    Spine J 10:241-3. 2010
    ..Bono C, Heggeness M, Mick C, et al. North American Spine Society: Newly released vertebroplasty randomized controlled trials: a tale of two trials. Spine J 2010;10:238-240 (in this issue)...
  16. doi request reprint A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Monash University, Malvern, Vic, Australia
    N Engl J Med 361:557-68. 2009
    ..Vertebroplasty has become a common treatment for painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures, but there is limited evidence to support its use...
  17. doi request reprint Up to a quarter of the Australian population may have suboptimal health literacy depending upon the measurement tool: results from a population-based survey
    Melissa N Barber
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Promot Int 24:252-61. 2009
    ..The health literacy measures we used, while moderately correlated, appear to measure different but related constructs and use different cut offs to indicate poor health literacy...
  18. doi request reprint Doctors with a special interest in back pain have poorer knowledge about how to treat back pain
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1218-26; discussion 1227. 2009
    ..We conducted an observational study using mailed questionnaires to 3 random samples of general practitioners from Victoria and New South Wales, Australia in 1997, 2000, and 2004...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-management education en masse: effectiveness of the Back Pain: Don't Take It Lying Down mass media campaign
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:S29-32. 2008
    ..The success of the campaign makes a compelling evidence-based case for using a similar strategy to enhance the self-management abilities of the population...
  20. pmc Efficacy and safety of vertebroplasty for treatment of painful osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a randomised controlled trial [ACTRN012605000079640]
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern Victoria, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:156. 2008
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Incidence of melanoma and other malignancies among rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with methotrexate
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 59:794-9. 2008
    ..To determine cancer risk in a cohort of 459 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with methotrexate in community practice...
  22. ncbi request reprint Clinical practice. Plantar fasciitis
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    N Engl J Med 350:2159-66. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Malignancy in patients with inflammatory myopathy
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Cabrini Medical Centre, Suite 41, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria 3144, Australia
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 4:415-26. 2002
    ..Of interest, too, is the increasing number of reports documenting cases in which the clinical course of the myositis mirrors that of the cancer, supporting the notion that in some instances, myositis is a paraneoplastic disorder...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of tiaprofenic acid (surgam) associated cystitis and a study of risk factors for its development
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:1013-9. 2000
    ..Apart from an increased risk among older patients, it is likely that this condition represents a drug reaction that cannot be predicted from clinical variables...
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence of malignant disease in biopsy-proven inflammatory myopathy. A population-based cohort study
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Suite 41, Cabrini Medical Centre, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144
    Ann Intern Med 134:1087-95. 2001
    ..Such issues as the legitimacy of a myositis diagnosis and distinction among myositis subgroups in previous population-based studies remain unresolved...
  26. pmc Population based intervention to change back pain beliefs and disability: three part evaluation
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Cabrini Medical Centre, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144
    BMJ 322:1516-20. 2001
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a population based, state-wide public health intervention designed to alter beliefs about back pain, influence medical management, and reduce disability and costs of compensation...
  27. pmc Arthrographic joint distension with saline and steroid improves function and reduces pain in patients with painful stiff shoulder: results of a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:302-9. 2004
    ....
  28. pmc Short course prednisolone for adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder or stiff painful shoulder): a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial
    R Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1460-9. 2004
    ..To determine whether a short course of prednisolone is superior to placebo for improving pain, function, and range of motion in adhesive capsulitis...
  29. ncbi request reprint 2001 Volvo Award Winner in Clinical Studies: Effects of a media campaign on back pain beliefs and its potential influence on management of low back pain in general practice
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Suite 41 Medical Center, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2535-42. 2001
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Non-prescription complementary treatments used by rheumatoid arthritis patients attending a community-based rheumatology practice
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Intern Med J 32:208-14. 2002
    ..These data may be helpful in better understanding patients' needs and in improving their care...
  31. ncbi request reprint Readability and content of supplementary written drug information for patients used by Australian rheumatologists
    R Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Medical Centre, Malvern, Vic
    Med J Aust 174:575-8. 2001
    ..To determine the readability and content of supplementary written drug information currently being given to patients by rheumatologists in Australia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-guided extracorporeal shock wave therapy for plantar fasciitis: a randomized controlled trial
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Cabrini Medical Centre, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144
    JAMA 288:1364-72. 2002
    ..Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is increasingly used for plantar fasciitis, but limited evidence supports its use...
  33. pmc Population based intervention to change back pain beliefs: three year follow up population survey
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Suite 41, Cabrini Medical Centre, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, VIC 3144, Australia
    BMJ 328:321. 2004
  34. doi request reprint Efficacy of subacromial ropivacaine infusion for rotator cuff surgery. A randomized trial
    Jennifer A Coghlan
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Monash University, Cabrini Medical Centre, Malvern, Victoria 3144, Australia
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1558-67. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness and safety of ropivacaine infusion following arthroscopic or mini-incision rotator cuff surgery...
  35. pmc Evaluation of a theory-informed implementation intervention for the management of acute low back pain in general medical practice: the IMPLEMENT cluster randomised trial
    Simon D French
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e65471. 2013
    ..This cluster randomised trial evaluated an intervention to decrease x-ray referrals and increase giving advice to stay active for people with acute low back pain (LBP) in general practice...
  36. pmc Efficacy and safety of a subacromial continuous ropivacaine infusion for post-operative pain management following arthroscopic rotator cuff surgery: a protocol for a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial
    Jennifer A Coghlan
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:56. 2008
    ....
  37. pmc Can a disease-specific education program augment self-management skills and improve Health-Related Quality of Life in people with hip or knee osteoarthritis?
    Richard H Osborne
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:90. 2006
    ..Additionally, limited cost-effectiveness analyses have been undertaken and the cost-utility of the program has not been explored...
  38. pmc Efficacy of standardised manual therapy and home exercise programme for chronic rotator cuff disease: randomised placebo controlled trial
    Kim Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ 340:c2756. 2010
    ..To investigate the efficacy of a programme of manual therapy and exercise treatment compared with placebo treatment delivered by physiotherapists for people with chronic rotator cuff disease...
  39. doi request reprint Shoulder-specific disability measures showed acceptable construct validity and responsiveness
    Margaret P Staples
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:163-70. 2010
    ....
  40. pmc General practitioner management of shoulder pain in comparison with rheumatologist expectation of care and best evidence: an Australian national survey
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Health, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e61243. 2013
    ..To determine whether current care for common shoulder problems in Australian general practice is in keeping with rheumatologist expectations and the best available evidence...
  41. pmc Magnitude and meaningfulness of change in SF-36 scores in four types of orthopedic surgery
    Lucy Busija
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:55. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the magnitude and meaningfulness of change and sensitivity of SF-36 subscales following orthopedic surgery...
  42. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of extracorporeal shock wave therapy for lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
    Margaret P Staples
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    J Rheumatol 35:2038-46. 2008
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Validity and internal consistency of a whiplash-specific disability measure
    Melanie Pinfold
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:263-8. 2004
    ..Cross-sectional study of patients with whiplash-associated disorders investigating the internal consistency, factor structure, response rates, and presence of floor and ceiling effects of the Whiplash Disability Questionnaire (WDQ)...
  44. doi request reprint Challenges in evaluating an Arthritis Self-Management Program for people with hip and knee osteoarthritis in real-world clinical settings
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 39:1047-55. 2012
    ..To evaluate the influence of a 6-week Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and self-management skills in clinical settings...
  45. pmc Effectiveness of vertebroplasty using individual patient data from two randomised placebo controlled trials: meta-analysis
    Margaret P Staples
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    BMJ 343:d3952. 2011
    ..To determine whether vertebroplasty is more effective than placebo for patients with pain of recent onset (≤ 6 weeks) or severe pain (score ≥ 8 on 0-10 numerical rating scale)...
  46. doi request reprint Patient assessment of medication information leaflets and validation of the Evaluative Linguistic Framework (ELF)
    Di Hirsh
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 77:248-54. 2009
    ..To obtain patient feedback about the structure and quality of medication information leaflets and validate the usefulness of the Evaluative Linguistic Framework (ELF) for improving written communication with patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint A linguistic framework for assessing the quality of written patient information: its use in assessing methotrexate information for rheumatoid arthritis
    Rosemary Clerehan
    Language and Learning Services Unit, Centre for Learning and Teaching Support, PO Box 10, Clayton Campus, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia
    Health Educ Res 20:334-44. 2005
    ..Together with critical assessment of factual and visual aspects, consideration of key linguistic features should improve the quality of informational texts for our patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Medication information leaflets for patients: the further validation of an analytic linguistic framework
    Rosemary Clerehan
    Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
    Commun Med 6:117-27. 2009
    ..Future work could utilize the framework to evaluate information on other treatments and procedures or on healthcare information more widely...
  49. doi request reprint Building the rationale and structure for a complex physical therapy intervention within the context of a clinical trial: a multimodal individualized treatment for patients with hip osteoarthritis
    Kim L Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley St, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Phys Ther 91:1525-41. 2011
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Identifying and understanding the concerns of business: a systematic approach to the development of the Australian WorkHealth Program - Arthritis
    Nicola Reavley
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Health Serv Res Policy 17:164-72. 2012
    ..The objective of the current study was to use a wide-ranging, multifaceted and interactive approach to engage with stakeholders in order to inform the content and delivery of the intervention...
  51. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life and continuation rate on first-line anti-tumour necrosis factor therapy among rheumatoid arthritis patients from the Australian Rheumatology Association Database
    Margaret P Staples
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, and Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Cabrini Institute, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, Victoria, Australia 3144
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:166-75. 2011
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Placing the global burden of low back pain in context
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Suite 41, 183 Wattletree Rd, Malvern, VIC 3144, Australia Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Vic, Australia Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:575-89. 2013
    ..Finally, it discusses what should be done at a policy level to militate against the rising burden of this condition...
  53. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility and responsiveness of the Whiplash Disability Questionnaire
    Cameron Willis
    School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Pain 110:681-8. 2004
    ..The minimal detectable change of the WDQ was established at 15 points. These results demonstrate that the WDQ has excellent short- and medium-term reproducibility and responsiveness in a population seeking treatment for WAD...
  54. doi request reprint Systematic review showed measures of individual burden of osteoarthritis poorly capture the patient experience
    Lucy Busija
    Melbourne EpiCentre, University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Melbourne, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:826-37. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the content of questionnaires used in the assessment of the individual burden of osteoarthritis...
  55. doi request reprint The health literacy management scale (HeLMS): a measure of an individual's capacity to seek, understand and use health information within the healthcare setting
    Joanne E Jordan
    Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 91:228-35. 2013
    ..Health literacy refers to an individual's ability to seek, understand, and use health information. This paper describes the development and psychometric testing of the health literacy management scale (HeLMS)...
  56. pmc A validity-driven approach to the understanding of the personal and societal burden of low back pain: development of a conceptual and measurement model
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria 3144, Australia
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R152. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to develop a conceptual and measurement model of the overall burden of low back pain from the individual's perspective using a validity-driven approach...
  57. pmc Efficacy of a multimodal physiotherapy treatment program for hip osteoarthritis: a randomised placebo-controlled trial protocol
    Kim L Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:238. 2010
    ..The aim of this randomised controlled trial is to compare the efficacy of a physiotherapy treatment program with placebo treatment in reducing pain and improving physical function...
  58. ncbi request reprint A comparison of magnetic resonance imaging, sonography, and radiography of the hand in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis
    Jan Lucas Hoving
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 31:663-75. 2004
    ..We compared magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), sonography, and radiography for assessment of disease activity for the detection of bony erosions...
  59. doi request reprint Quantifying the impact of transient joint symptoms, chronic joint symptoms, and arthritis: a population-based approach
    Lucy Busija
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1312-21. 2009
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Osteoarthritis
    Lucy Busija
    Population Health and Macular Research Units, Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:757-68. 2010
    ..To estimate the true burden of osteoarthritis involving the hips or knees, comprehensive accounting of all associated morbidity is required. The identification of modifiable risk factors for disease incidence and progression is needed...
  61. pmc The grounded psychometric development and initial validation of the Health Literacy Questionnaire (HLQ)
    Richard H Osborne
    Public Health Innovation, Population Health Strategic Research Centre, School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Melbourne, Victoria 3125, Australia
    BMC Public Health 13:658. 2013
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Factors limiting participation in arthritis self-management programmes: an exploration of barriers and patient preferences within a randomized controlled trial
    Ilana N Ackerman
    Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:472-9. 2013
    ..To improve understanding of barriers to participation in community-based arthritis self-management programmes and patient preferences for self-management education...
  63. doi request reprint Multimedia educational interventions for consumers about prescribed and over-the-counter medications
    Sabina Ciciriello
    Department of Rheumatology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD008416. 2013
    ..There is evidence, however, that current educational methods are not meeting consumer needs. Multimedia educational programs offer many potential advantages over traditional forms of education delivery...
  64. pmc Parsimonious and efficient assessment of health-related quality of life in osteoarthritis research: validation of the Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) instrument
    Kathryn Whitfield
    Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:19. 2006
    ..The Assessment of Quality of Life (AQoL) utility instrument was psychometrically developed for the general population. This study aimed to explore its potential as an osteoarthritis (OA) outcome measure...
  65. pmc Ankylosing spondylitis patients commencing biologic therapy have high baseline levels of comorbidity: a report from the Australian rheumatology association database
    John Oldroyd
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, VIC 3144, Australia
    Int J Rheumatol 2009:268569. 2009
    ..Conclusions. AS patients commencing bDMARDs in routine care are significantly different to RCT participants and have significant baseline comorbidities...
  66. ncbi request reprint Role of age, sex, and obesity in the higher prevalence of arthritis among lower socioeconomic groups: a population-based survey
    Lucy Busija
    The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arthritis Rheum 57:553-61. 2007
    ....
  67. pmc How reliably do rheumatologists measure shoulder movement?
    J L Hoving
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:612-6. 2002
    ..To assess the intrarater and interrater reliability among rheumatologists of a standardised protocol for measurement of shoulder movements using a gravity inclinometer...
  68. pmc Developing theory-informed behaviour change interventions to implement evidence into practice: a systematic approach using the Theoretical Domains Framework
    Simon D French
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, The Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
    Implement Sci 7:38. 2012
    ..This article is one in a Series of articles documenting the development and use of the Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) to advance the science of implementation research...
  69. doi request reprint Critical appraisal of health literacy indices revealed variable underlying constructs, narrow content and psychometric weaknesses
    Joanne E Jordan
    Department of Medicine, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:366-79. 2011
    ..A range of indices exist that purport to measure health literacy across individuals and populations. This study aimed to review the development and content of existing indices and to critically appraise their properties...
  70. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal and review of the Rankin scale and its derivatives
    Peter Wayne New
    Rehabilitation and Aged Services Program, Kingston Center, Southern Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Neuroepidemiology 26:4-15. 2006
    ..It was also planned to review the use of these scales in a selection of articles to illustrate concerns raised by the critical appraisal...
  71. ncbi request reprint Tennis elbow
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Cabrini Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Am Fam Physician 75:701-2. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint Surgery for lateral elbow pain
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Suite 41, Cabrini Medical Centre, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria, Australia, 3144
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD003525. 2011
    ..Surgery is sometimes recommended for persistent lateral elbow pain where other less invasive interventions have failed...
  73. doi request reprint Comparison of self-administered University of California, Los Angeles, shoulder score with traditional University of California, Los Angeles, shoulder score completed by clinicians in assessing the outcome of rotator cuff surgery
    Jennifer A Coghlan
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:564-9. 2008
    ..875, 0.910, and 0.935, respectively). Bland-Altman plots showed little systematic disagreement and consistently narrow limits of agreement. Patient self-administration of the UCLA shoulder score yields acceptable results...
  74. ncbi request reprint Is the Human Activity Profile a useful measure in people with knee osteoarthritis?
    Kim L Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise, and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Rehabil Res Dev 41:621-30. 2004
    ..The HAP is a reliable measure, and it is sensitive enough to discriminate between people with and without knee OA, and within an OA cohort. The HAP appears to have greater applicability in osteoarthritic women than men...
  75. pmc Baseline comorbidities in a population-based cohort of rheumatoid arthritis patients receiving biological therapy: data from the Australian rheumatology association database
    Andrew M Briggs
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Rheumatol 2009:861481. 2009
    ..This may impact future evaluations of health outcomes among this population, including attribution of adverse events of biologic therapy...
  76. ncbi request reprint Validity of the neck disability index, Northwick Park neck pain questionnaire, and problem elicitation technique for measuring disability associated with whiplash-associated disorders
    Jan Lucas Hoving
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Hospital, Suite 41, Cabrini Medical Centre, 183 Wattletree Road, Victoria 3144, Malvern, Australia
    Pain 102:273-81. 2003
    ..In contrast to the PET, neither instrument captures the full spectrum of disabilities judged to be important by the patient...
  77. ncbi request reprint Adhesive capsulitis: role of MR imaging in differential diagnosis
    David Connell
    Department of MRI, St Frances Xavier Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria 3144, Australia
    Eur Radiol 12:2100-6. 2002
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging can identify changes in the shoulder joint that correspond to abnormalities seen at surgery. This may be useful for discriminating adhesive capsulitis from other causes of shoulder pain...
  78. doi request reprint Searching for a conceptual framework for nonspecific low back pain
    Peter M Kent
    Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria 3199, Australia
    Man Ther 14:387-96. 2009
    ..Within the constructs sampled, no unifying framework could explain the diversity of current beliefs. This is likely to reflect pervasive uncertainty about the etiology, and therefore best practice assessment, of NSLBP...
  79. pmc Systematic review of randomised controlled trials of interventions for painful shoulder: selection criteria, outcome assessment, and efficacy
    S Green
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMJ 316:354-60. 1998
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Continuous wound infusion of local anesthetic for the control of pain after elective abdominal colorectal surgery
    Adrian L Polglase
    Department of Surgery, Cabrini Monash University, Cabrini Health, Malvern, Victoria, Australia
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:2158-67. 2007
    ..This study investigates the efficacy of a continuous wound infusion of ropivacaine in conjunction with best practice postoperative analgesia after midline laparotomy for abdominal colorectal surgery...
  81. ncbi request reprint Clinical, laboratory and genetic markers associated with erosions and remission in patients with early inflammatory arthritis: a prospective cohort study
    A Stockman
    Rheumatology Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Grattan Street, Parkville, 3050, Victoria, Australia
    Rheumatol Int 26:500-9. 2006
    ..Whilst SE did not predict erosive disease, patients with DERAA motif may be protected against erosions whilst the presence of two SE alleles suggests persistence of arthritis...
  82. pmc Do imaging methods that guide needle placement improve outcome?
    S Hall
    Department of Medicine, Monash University, Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1007-8. 2004
  83. pmc Methotrexate and postoperative complications
    A Wluka
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Central and Eastern Clinical School, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:86-7. 2002
  84. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of physiotherapy for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Med 35:51-62. 2003
    ..To evaluate the available evidence of the effectiveness of physiotherapy for lateral epicondylitis of the elbow...
  85. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoids in early rheumatoid arthritis
    Maureen Davey
    Aust Fam Physician 37:31-2. 2008
    ..This article considers treating patients in the first 2 years of rheumatoid arthritis with low dose of oral corticosteroids...
  86. ncbi request reprint A population-based survey of back pain beliefs in Canada
    Douglas P Gross
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2142-5. 2006
    ..Population-based survey...
  87. pmc Tennis elbow
    Willem Assendelft
    Dutch College of General Practitioners, Utrecht, Netherlands
    BMJ 327:329. 2003
  88. ncbi request reprint Shock-wave therapy for plantar fasciitis
    Rachelle Buchbinder
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:680-1; author reply 682-4. 2005
  89. ncbi request reprint Optimising communication between consumers and clinicians
    Peter B Greenberg
    Med J Aust 185:246-7. 2006
  90. doi request reprint A consensus approach toward the standardization of back pain definitions for use in prevalence studies
    Clermont E Dionne
    Population Health Research Unit, URESP Research Centre of the Laval University Affiliated Hospital, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:95-103. 2008
    ..A modified Delphi study conducted with 28 experts in back pain research from 12 countries...
  91. ncbi request reprint The effect of low-Dye taping on kinematic, kinetic, and electromyographic variables: a systematic review
    Joel A Radford
    School of Biomedical and Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown, Australia
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 36:232-41. 2006
    ..A systematic review...
  92. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal conditions - what's new from Cochrane and how might this affect your practice?
    Tania Winzenberg
    Menzies Research Institute, University of Tasmania, Australia
    Aust Fam Physician 36:433-4. 2007
    ..The first topic considers the value of calcium supplementation in children...
  93. ncbi request reprint Method guidelines for Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group systematic reviews
    Lara Maxwell
    Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:2304-11. 2006
    ..Systematic reviews need to be conducted according to high methodological standards. These recommendations on developing and performing a systematic review will help improve consistency among CMSG reviews...
  94. ncbi request reprint Knowledge transfer to clinicians and consumers by the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
    Nancy Santesso
    Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:2312-8. 2006
    ..Both clinicians and consumers can use these products to use evidence-based information in individual and shared decision-making...
  95. ncbi request reprint Prevention of work disability due to musculoskeletal disorders: the challenge of implementing evidence
    Patrick Loisel
    Disability Prevention Research and Training Center, Universite de Sherbrooke, 1111 St Charles West, Suite 101, Longueuil, J4K 5G4, Quebec, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:507-24. 2005
    ..One reason for limited dissemination of evidence is the complexity of the problem, as it is subject to multiple legal, administrative, social, political, and cultural challenges...
  96. ncbi request reprint Relationship of knee joint proprioception to pain and disability in individuals with knee osteoarthritis
    Kim L Bennell
    Centre for Sports Medicine Research and Education, School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, 200 Berkeley Street, Carlton, VIC 3010, Australia
    J Orthop Res 21:792-7. 2003
    ..05). While our study design does not allow causality to be established, these results suggest that deficits in joint position sense may be due to factors other than pain and that deficits are not large enough to impact upon disability...
  97. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroid injections for lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Faculty of Medicine, Van der Boechorststraat 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 96:23-40. 2002
    ..No beneficial effects were found for intermediate or long-term follow-up. More, better designed, conducted and reported RCTs with intermediate and long-term follow-up are needed...
  98. ncbi request reprint A study compared nine patient-specific indices for musculoskeletal disorders
    Brigitte M Jolles
    Hopital Orthopedique de la Suisse Romande, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois CHUV, University of Lausanne, 4, Avenue Pierre Decker, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:791-801. 2005
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Quality of reporting of randomized clinical trials in abstracts of the 2005 annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology
    Catherine L Hill
    The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:2476-80. 2007
    ..To determine the quality of abstracts reporting randomized clinical trials (RCT) at the 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology...