C L Hill
Affiliation: South Australia
- Predictors of podiatry utilisation in Australia: the North West Adelaide Health StudyHylton B Menz
Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
J Foot Ankle Res 1:8. 2008..The aim of this study was to explore patterns of podiatry utilisation in a population-based sample of people aged 18 years and over living in the northwest region of Adelaide, South Australia...
- Age and gender differences in disabling foot pain using different definitions of the Manchester Foot Pain and Disability IndexHylton B Menz
Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:243. 2011..The objective of this study was to explore age and gender differences in the proportion of people with disabling foot pain using three different case definitions of the MFPDI and for each individual MFPDI item...
- Cruciate ligament integrity in osteoarthritis of the kneeCatherine L Hill
Arthritis Rheum 52:794-9. 2005....
- Periarticular lesions detected on magnetic resonance imaging: prevalence in knees with and without symptomsCatherine L Hill
Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Arthritis Rheum 48:2836-44. 2003..To evaluate, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), the prevalence of periarticular lesions in older persons with or without knee pain, and to assess the association of these lesions with knee pain...
- Risk of cancer in patients with scleroderma: a population based cohort studyC L Hill
Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Rd, Woodville, South Australia 5011
Ann Rheum Dis 62:728-31. 2003..Previous studies have suggested an increased risk of cancer among patients with scleroderma...
- Quality of reporting of randomized clinical trials in abstracts of the 2005 annual meeting of the American College of RheumatologyCatherine 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...
- Prevalence and correlates of foot pain in a population-based study: the North West Adelaide health studyCatherine L Hill
Rheumatology Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia, 5011, Australia
J Foot Ankle Res 1:2. 2008..The aims of this study were therefore to determine the prevalence, correlates and impact of foot pain in a population-based sample of people aged 18 years and over living in the northwest region of Adelaide, South Australia...
- Secular changes in the quality of published randomized clinical trials in rheumatologyCatherine L Hill
Boston University Arthritis Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Arthritis Rheum 46:779-84. 2002..To assess the quality of published randomized clinical trials (RCTs) in rheumatology and to determine whether there has been improvement in quality between 2 time periods, 1987-1988 and 1997-1998...
- Psychological factors and quality of life in arthritis: a population-based studyCatherine L Hill
Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 28 Woodville Rd, Woodville, South Australia 5011, Australia
Clin Rheumatol 26:1049-54. 2007..In arthritis, psychological distress makes a significant additional negative impact on the physical well-being. Physicians need to recognize and address this additional impact on physical functioning in patients with arthritis...
- The association of bone marrow lesions with pain in knee osteoarthritisD T Felson
Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, A203, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Ann Intern Med 134:541-9. 2001..Among persons with knee pain, bone marrow lesions were not associated with pain severity. CONCLUSIONS: Bone marrow lesions on MRI are strongly associated with the presence of pain in knee osteoarthritis...
- Prevalence and associations of hand pain in the community: results from a population-based studyA Cole
Department of Rheumatology, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
Scand J Rheumatol 40:145-9. 2011..To assess the prevalence and associations of hand symptoms in a community setting...
- Health related quality of life in a population sample with arthritisC L Hill
Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
J Rheumatol 26:2029-35. 1999..To determine the prevalence and health related quality of life of a community sample of people with arthritis and compare it with persons with other chronic diseases and the healthy population in South Australia...
- Knee effusions, popliteal cysts, and synovial thickening: association with knee pain in osteoarthritisC L Hill
Boston University Arthritis Center, Boston, USA
J Rheumatol 28:1330-7. 2001..In those with knee symptoms, synovial thickening is uniquely associated with the severity of knee pain...
- Risk of cancer in patients with biopsy-proven giant cell arteritisCatherine L Hill
Rheumatology Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:756-9. 2010..Results of previous studies investigating the association between GCA and malignancy are conflicting. We performed a study of the risk of cancer in patients with biopsy-proven GCA...
- Risks associated with low functional health literacy in an Australian populationRobert J Adams
Health Observatory, Discipline of Medicine, University of Adelaide, and Rheumatology Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Med J Aust 191:530-4. 2009..To measure the level of functional health literacy (FHL) in an Australian population, and to explore the level of risk associated with level of FHL...
- Prevalence and correlates of shoulder pain and stiffness in a population-based study: the North West Adelaide Health StudyCatherine L Hill
Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia, Australia
Int J Rheum Dis 13:215-22. 2010..To determine the prevalence, correlates and impact of shoulder pain in a population-based sample...
- Is diabetes associated with shoulder pain or stiffness? Results from a population based studyAntonia Cole
Department of Rheumatology, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 28 Woodville St, Woodville, South Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
J Rheumatol 36:371-7. 2009..To assess the association of shoulder pain and/or stiffness and diabetes mellitus in a population based cohort...
- "I know I have arthritis but I don't know what type". Understanding and knowledge of this chronic conditionTiffany K Gill
Population Research and Outcomes Studies Unit, SA Health, Adelaide, SA, Australia
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:174. 2010....
- Measurement of hand bone mineral density in early rheumatoid arthritis using dual energy X-ray absorptiometryCatherine L Hill
Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, Australia
Int J Rheum Dis 13:230-4. 2010....
- Factor structure and validity of the shoulder pain and disability index in a population-based study of people with shoulder symptomsCatherine L Hill
Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 28 Woodville Rd, Woodville South Australia 5011, Australia
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:8. 2011..The aim of the present study was to investigate the construct validity and factor structure of the SPADI in a population-based study of patients with self-reported chronic shoulder symptoms...
- Synovitis detected on magnetic resonance imaging and its relation to pain and cartilage loss in knee osteoarthritisCatherine L Hill
Boston University School of Medicine, A203, 80 E Concord Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Ann Rheum Dis 66:1599-603. 2007..To examine the relationship between longitudinal fluctuations in synovitis with change in pain and cartilage in knee osteoarthritis...
- Frequency of specific cancer types in dermatomyositis and polymyositis: a population-based studyC L Hill
Boston University Arthritis Center, MA 02118-2394, USA
Lancet 357:96-100. 2001..The overall risk of malignant disease is also modestly increased among patients with polymyositis, with an excess for some cancers...
- Discrepancy between published report and actual conduct of randomized clinical trialsCatherine L Hill
Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, MA, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 55:783-6. 2002..Characterizing RCTs as "good" or "poor" quality based on the published report is likely to be inappropriate...
- The prevalence of underpowered randomized clinical trials in rheumatologyHelen I Keen
Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
J Rheumatol 32:2083-8. 2005..CONCLUSION: The conduct of underpowered trials is not an infrequent occurrence in rheumatology, with only 50% of negative or indeterminate phase III rheumatology RCT in 2001-2002 having adequate sample size...
- Response-driven combination therapy with conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs can achieve high response rates in early rheumatoid arthritis with minimal glucocorticoid and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug useSusanna M Proudman
Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:99-111. 2007..To assess the safety and efficacy of combination therapy in recent-onset rheumatoid arthritis (RA), with dose adjustments determined by response, in a clinic setting over 3 years...
- Tumour necrosis factor inhibitors and risk of serious infection in rheumatoid arthritisVeera S Katikireddi
Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville South, Australia
Int J Rheum Dis 13:12-26. 2010..However, adverse event analysis remains a difficult area to study and decisions regarding initiation of TNF inhibitors must be made on a case-by-case basis after carefully considering the risks and benefits...
- Health literacy--a new concept for general practice?Robert J Adams
Discipline of Medicine, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville, South Australia
Aust Fam Physician 38:144-7. 2009..Health literacy is the ability to understand and interpret the meaning of health information in written, spoken or digital form and how this motivates people to embrace or disregard actions relating to health...
- Breast cancer and systemic sclerosis: a clinical description of 21 patients in a population-based cohort studyTim Y T Lu
Rheumatology Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Rheumatol Int 28:895-9. 2008..Given the increased incidence of solid tumours in systemic sclerosis, we suggest regular screening of female patients for breast cancer, especially in those with a family history...
- Risk factors for lung cancer in patients with scleroderma: a nested case-control studyEliza K Pontifex
Department of Immunology, Allergy and Arthritis, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, and Rheumatology Unit, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville Road, Woodville 5011, South Australia, Australia
Ann Rheum Dis 66:551-3. 2007..To study potential risk factors for the development of lung cancer in patients with scleroderma and explore the chronological relationship between onset of scleroderma symptoms and subtypes of lung cancer...
- Malignancy in patients with inflammatory myopathyRachelle 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...
- A champion-driven pathway towards quality improvement in the medical management of osteoporotic fracturesTim Yu-Ting Lu
Med J Aust 185:341-2. 2006