N Bellamy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of WOMAC 20, 50, 70 response criteria in patients treated with hylan G-F 20 for knee osteoarthritis
    N Bellamy
    CONROD, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Level 3, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:881-5. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality and clinical importance of pain and disability in hand osteoarthritis: Development of the Australian/Canadian (AUSCAN) Osteoarthritis Hand Index
    N Bellamy
    The Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:855-62. 2002
  3. pmc Rhythmic variations in pain, stiffness, and manual dexterity in hand osteoarthritis
    N Bellamy
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine CONROD, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:1075-80. 2002
  4. pmc Science of assessment
    N Bellamy
    CONROD, University of Queenland, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:ii42-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinimetric properties of the AUSCAN Osteoarthritis Hand Index: an evaluation of reliability, validity and responsiveness
    N Bellamy
    The Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:863-9. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of hylan G-F 20 in patients with knee osteoarthritis: an application of two sets of response criteria developed by the OARSI and one set developed by OMERACT-OARSI
    Nicholas Bellamy
    CONROD, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:104-10. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Towards a definition of "difference" in osteoarthritis
    N Bellamy
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Rheumatol 28:427-30. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceptual variation in categorizing individuals according to American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for hand, knee, and hip osteoarthritis (OA): observations based on an Australian Twin Registry study of OA
    N Bellamy
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Rheumatol 26:2654-8. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of repeat courses of hylan G-F 20 in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    J P Raynauld
    Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:111-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, pragmatic, health outcomes trial evaluating the incorporation of hylan G-F 20 into the treatment paradigm for patients with knee osteoarthritis (Part 1 of 2): clinical results
    J P Raynauld
    Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:506-17. 2002

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Evaluation of WOMAC 20, 50, 70 response criteria in patients treated with hylan G-F 20 for knee osteoarthritis
    N Bellamy
    CONROD, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Level 3, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:881-5. 2005
    ..A secondary analysis of a previously conducted one year randomised controlled trial to evaluate the capacity of responder criteria based on the WOMAC index to detect between treatment group differences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality and clinical importance of pain and disability in hand osteoarthritis: Development of the Australian/Canadian (AUSCAN) Osteoarthritis Hand Index
    N Bellamy
    The Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:855-62. 2002
    ..To develop a reliable, valid, and responsive self-administered questionnaire to probe pain, stiffness and physical disability in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand...
  3. pmc Rhythmic variations in pain, stiffness, and manual dexterity in hand osteoarthritis
    N Bellamy
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine CONROD, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:1075-80. 2002
    ..To explore circadian variation in pain, stiffness, and manual dexterity in patients with hand osteoarthritis (OA)...
  4. pmc Science of assessment
    N Bellamy
    CONROD, University of Queenland, Mayne Medical School, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:ii42-5. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinimetric properties of the AUSCAN Osteoarthritis Hand Index: an evaluation of reliability, validity and responsiveness
    N Bellamy
    The Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Herston, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:863-9. 2002
    ..To assess the reliability, validity and responsiveness of the Australian/Canadian (AUSCAN) Osteoarthritis Hand Index in both Likert (LK) and Visual Analogue (VA)-scaled formats...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of hylan G-F 20 in patients with knee osteoarthritis: an application of two sets of response criteria developed by the OARSI and one set developed by OMERACT-OARSI
    Nicholas Bellamy
    CONROD, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:104-10. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Towards a definition of "difference" in osteoarthritis
    N Bellamy
    Department of Medicine, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Rheumatol 28:427-30. 2001
    ..In particular, the patient's perspective of the importance of change at an individual level requires further evaluation. This area of clinical research is relatively underdeveloped, but there is considerable opportunity for progress...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perceptual variation in categorizing individuals according to American College of Rheumatology classification criteria for hand, knee, and hip osteoarthritis (OA): observations based on an Australian Twin Registry study of OA
    N Bellamy
    Department of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Rheumatol 26:2654-8. 1999
    ..We investigated the interrater reliability of the ACR classification criteria for OA when applied in a community based sample...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and safety of repeat courses of hylan G-F 20 in patients with knee osteoarthritis
    J P Raynauld
    Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:111-9. 2005
    ..Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2002;10:506-17]. The hypotheses tested were whether the single-course and repeat-course subgroups would be superior to appropriate care and not different from each other...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, pragmatic, health outcomes trial evaluating the incorporation of hylan G-F 20 into the treatment paradigm for patients with knee osteoarthritis (Part 1 of 2): clinical results
    J P Raynauld
    Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:506-17. 2002
    ..Second, to utilize the measures of effectiveness and costs in an economic evaluation (see accompanying manuscript)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the short form-36, disability of the arm, shoulder, and hand questionnaire, patient-rated wrist evaluation, and physical impairment measurements in evaluating recovery after a distal radius fracture
    J C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 25:330-40. 2000
    ..Of the physical tests, grip strength was most responsive, followed by range of motion. Responsive patient-rating scales and physical performance evaluations can assist with outcome evaluation of patients with distal radius fracture...
  12. ncbi request reprint The WOMAC Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis Indices: development, validation, globalization and influence on the development of the AUSCAN Hand Osteoarthritis Indices
    N Bellamy
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine CONROD, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Mayne Medical School, Level 3, Herston Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:S148-53. 2005
    ..WOMAC data have also contributed to the development of proposed definitions for responder criteria and state-attainment criteria in osteoarthritis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differences between systematic reviews/meta-analyses of hyaluronic acid/hyaluronan/hylan in osteoarthritis of the knee
    J Campbell
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:1424-36. 2007
    ..To explore reasons for discrepant results between systematic reviews (SR)/meta-analyses (MA) of the efficacy and safety of hyaluronic acid/hyaluronan/hylan (HA) therapy in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee...
  14. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial of methotrexate versus placebo in early diffuse scleroderma
    J E Pope
    University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 44:1351-8. 2001
    ..Our findings do not provide evidence that MTX is significantly effective in the treatment of early diffuse SSc...
  15. doi request reprint Electronic data capture (EDC) using cellular technology: implications for clinical trials and practice, and preliminary experience with the m-Womac Index in hip and knee OA patients
    N Bellamy
    Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine CONROD, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
    Inflammopharmacology 17:93-9. 2009
    ..The capture, analysis and utilisation of health status information are attended by logistic considerations and interpretation challenges. We report a preliminary evaluation of cellular technology in capturing WOMAC NRS 3.1 Index data...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinimetric concepts in outcome assessment: the OMERACT filter
    N Bellamy
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Rheumatol 26:948-50. 1999
    ..The OMERACT group have recently proposed a novel user-friendly paradigm to capture the essential elements of truth, discrimination, and feasibility. This paradigm is termed the OMERACT filter...
  17. pmc Evaluation of clinically relevant changes in patient reported outcomes in knee and hip osteoarthritis: the minimal clinically important improvement
    F Tubach
    Institut National de la Sante et de la Recherche Medicale, Département d Epidémiologie, Biostatistique et Recherche Clinique, 75018 Paris, France
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:29-33. 2005
    ..In clinical trials, at the group level, results are usually reported as mean and standard deviation of the change in score, which is not meaningful for most readers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of the WOMAC 3.0 OA Index in numeric rating scale format using a computerized touch screen version
    R Theiler
    Division of Rheumatology, Cantonal Hospital Aarau, Switzerland
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:479-81. 2002
    ..It has been validated in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee in a paper-based format...
  19. ncbi request reprint Performance of the Norwegian version of AUSCAN--a disease-specific measure of hand osteoarthritis
    B Slatkowsky-Christensen
    Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, N 0319 Oslo, Norway
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:561-7. 2005
    ..To examine the performance of the Norwegian version of the AUSCAN Index as a disease-specific health status measure in patients with hand osteoarthritis (OA)...
  20. pmc Evaluation of clinically relevant states in patient reported outcomes in knee and hip osteoarthritis: the patient acceptable symptom state
    F Tubach
    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale E 0357, Département d Epidémiologie, Biostatistique et Recherche Clinique, 75018 Paris, France
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:34-7. 2005
    ..The patient acceptable symptom state (PASS) is the value beyond which patients can consider themselves well. This concept can help in interpreting results of clinical trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint OMERACT-OARSI initiative: Osteoarthritis Research Society International set of responder criteria for osteoarthritis clinical trials revisited
    T Pham
    Rene Descartes University, Cochin Hospital, 27 rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, 75014 Paris, France
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 12:389-99. 2004
    ..For each domain, a response was defined by both a relative and an absolute change, with different cut-offs with regard to the drug, the route of administration and the OA localization...
  22. pmc Using patients' and rheumatologists' opinions to specify a short form of the WOMAC function subscale
    F Tubach
    Département d Epidémiologie, Biostatistique et Recherche Clinique, Groupe Hopitalier Bichat Claude Bernard, 75018 Paris, France
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:75-9. 2005
    ..Reducing the number of items of the subscale would enhance efficiency and compliance, particularly for use in clinical practice applications...
  23. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the electronic touch screen WOMAC 3.1 OA Index in a short term clinical trial with rofecoxib
    R Theiler
    Rheumatology Clinic and Institute for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stadtspital Triemli, Zurich, Switzerland
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 12:912-6. 2004
    ..However, whether the e-WOMAC would be suitable for monitoring the effects of drug treatment is unknown...
  24. pmc Validation and patient acceptance of a computer touch screen version of the WOMAC 3.1 osteoarthritis index
    H A Bischoff-Ferrari
    Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Robert B Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:80-4. 2005
    ..To validate the WOMAC 3.1 in a touch screen computer format, which applies each question as a cartoon in writing and in speech (QUALITOUCH method), and to assess patient acceptance of the computer touch screen version...
  25. pmc Comparison of statistically derived ASAS improvement criteria for ankylosing spondylitis with clinically relevant improvement according to an expert panel
    A van Tubergen
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:215-21. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, pragmatic, health outcomes trial evaluating the incorporation of hylan G-F 20 into the treatment paradigm for patients with knee osteoarthritis (Part 2 of 2): economic results
    G W Torrance
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 10:518-27. 2002
    ..The cost effectiveness and cost utility of this new therapeutic modality were determined as part of a Canadian prospective, randomized, 1-year, open-label, multicentered trial...
  27. ncbi request reprint Topical diclofenac and its role in pain and inflammation: an evidence-based review
    J Zacher
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedic Rheumatology, HELIOS Hospital Group, Berlin, Germany
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:925-50. 2008
    ..Topical diclofenac is widely used in the treatment of pain and inflammation. This comprehensive review assesses the safety and efficacy of topical diclofenac in a range of painful and inflammatory disorders...
  28. pmc Initiation of biological agents in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: results of a Delphi study by the ASAS Group
    T Pham
    Rene Descartes University, AP HP, Rheumatology B Department, Cochin Hospital, Paris, France
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:812-6. 2003
    ..Moreover, studies suggest that anti-TNF could be considered as the first disease controlling antirheumatic treatment (DC-ART) for AS...