Joy C MacDermid

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Reliability and validity of the AGREE instrument used by physical therapists in assessment of clinical practice guidelines
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:18. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Measurement of health outcomes following tendon and nerve repair
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 18:297-312. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the disability of the arm, shoulder, and hand (DASH) and patient-rated wrist/hand evaluation (PRWHE) in evaluating change after hand therapy
    Joy C MacDermid
    Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Health Research Personnel Development Program, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:18-23. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Concurrent validation of the DASH and the QuickDASH in comparison to neck-specific scales in patients with neck pain
    Saurabh Mehta
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:2150-6. 2010
  5. pmc A survey of practice patterns for rehabilitation post elbow fracture
    Joy C MacDermid
    Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Open Orthop J 6:429-39. 2012
  6. pmc Advanced practice physiotherapy in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review
    François Desmeules
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:107. 2012
  7. pmc "Push" versus "Pull" for mobilizing pain evidence into practice across different health professions: a protocol for a randomized trial
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:115. 2012
  8. pmc Shoulder muscle endurance: the development of a standardized and reliable protocol
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol 3:1. 2011
  9. pmc The kinematics of upper extremity reaching: a reliability study on people with and without shoulder impingement syndrome
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1C7, Canada
    Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol 2:8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Using an evidence-based approach to measure outcomes in clinical practice
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, Canada
    Hand Clin 25:97-111, vii. 2009

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Reliability and validity of the AGREE instrument used by physical therapists in assessment of clinical practice guidelines
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:18. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the reliability and validity of physical therapists using the AGREE to assess quality of CPGs relevant to physical therapy practice...
  2. ncbi request reprint Measurement of health outcomes following tendon and nerve repair
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 18:297-312. 2005
    ..Validation of appropriate scales and inclusion of both impairment and disability measures in future clinical studies is required to fully understand health outcomes after tendon and nerve injury...
  3. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the disability of the arm, shoulder, and hand (DASH) and patient-rated wrist/hand evaluation (PRWHE) in evaluating change after hand therapy
    Joy C MacDermid
    Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Health Research Personnel Development Program, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:18-23. 2004
    ..On completion of the trial period, the therapists unanimously selected the PRWHE with a supplemental esthetics question to be routinely used in measurement of outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Concurrent validation of the DASH and the QuickDASH in comparison to neck-specific scales in patients with neck pain
    Saurabh Mehta
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:2150-6. 2010
    ..Concurrent validity study...
  5. pmc A survey of practice patterns for rehabilitation post elbow fracture
    Joy C MacDermid
    Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Center, London, Ontario, Canada
    Open Orthop J 6:429-39. 2012
    ..Practice patterns in elbow fracture rehabilitation have not been defined. The purpose of this study was to describe current elbow fracture rehabilitation practices; and compare those to the existing evidence base...
  6. pmc Advanced practice physiotherapy in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a systematic review
    François Desmeules
    School of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:107. 2012
    ..A systematic review was done to update the evaluation of physiotherapists in APP roles in the management of patients with musculoskeletal disorders...
  7. pmc "Push" versus "Pull" for mobilizing pain evidence into practice across different health professions: a protocol for a randomized trial
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:115. 2012
    ..A secondary objective is to identify disciplinary variations in response to evidence and differences in the patterns of accessing research evidence...
  8. pmc Shoulder muscle endurance: the development of a standardized and reliable protocol
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol 3:1. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc The kinematics of upper extremity reaching: a reliability study on people with and without shoulder impingement syndrome
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 1C7, Canada
    Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol 2:8. 2010
    ..The objectives of this study were to characterize the reproducibility of this reaching task in people with and without SIS and to evaluate the impact of the number of trials on reproducibility...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using an evidence-based approach to measure outcomes in clinical practice
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, Canada
    Hand Clin 25:97-111, vii. 2009
    ..In this way, the team can develop customized outcome assessment procedures that meet their needs for assessing individual patients and providing data for program evaluation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Work organization and health: a qualitative study of the perceptions of workers
    Joy C MacDermid
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Work 30:241-54. 2008
    ..Findings suggest workers want and need to be involved in creating a healthy workplace. Opportunities to involve workers more in workplace health are discussed...
  12. pmc The Shoulder Pain and Disability Index demonstrates factor, construct and longitudinal validity
    Joy C MacDermid
    Clinical Research Lab, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St, Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario N6A 4L6, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:12. 2006
    ..While some validation has been conducted, broader analyses are indicated. This study determined aspects of cross-sectional and longitudinal validity of the SPADI...
  13. pmc All-arthroscopic versus mini-open repair of small or moderate-sized rotator cuff tears: a protocol for a randomized trial [NCT00128076]
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, 1400 Main St, West, IAHS 403, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 1C7, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:25. 2006
    ..Only poor quality studies have compared mini-open to arthroscopic repair, leaving surgeons with inadequate evidence to support optimal, minimally-invasive repair...
  14. ncbi request reprint Critical appraisal of research evidence for its validity and usefulness
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, Canada
    Hand Clin 25:29-42, v. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Hand therapist management of the lateral epicondylosis: a survey of expert opinion and practice patterns
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 23:18-29; quiz 30. 2010
    ..Level of evidence: Level 5...
  16. doi request reprint Developing biologically-based assessment tools for physical therapy management of neck pain
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:388-99. 2009
    ..Despite some promising early results, future research is needed to determine how these measures help clinicians to diagnose, evaluate, and forecast future outcome for patients who present with neck pain...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of time lost from work following a distal radius fracture
    Joy C MacDermid
    McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L8, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 17:47-62. 2007
    ..Prospective Cohort...
  18. ncbi request reprint Knowledge translation: putting the "practice" in evidence-based practice
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, Canada
    Hand Clin 25:125-43, viii. 2009
    ..Audit and feedback, knowledge brokering, clinical practice guidelines, professional standards, and "active-learning" continuing education are examples of KT strategies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical and electrodiagnostic testing of carpal tunnel syndrome: a narrative review
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 34:565-88. 2004
    ..The pathophysiologic changes occurring with different stages of nerve compression must be considered when interpreting diagnostic test results and predicting response to physical therapy management...
  20. ncbi request reprint An introduction to evidence-based practice for hand therapists
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:105-17. 2004
    ..Clinicians' expertise and patient values are also valued components of decision making in an EBP approach. Hand therapists can adopt an EBP approach but must be prepared to deal with the challenge of uncertainty when evidence is lacking...
  21. pmc Pain and disability reported in the year following a distal radius fracture: a cohort study
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, N6A 4L6 Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 4:24. 2003
    ..Distal radius fractures are a common injury that cause pain and disability. The purpose of this study was to describe the pain and disabilities experienced by patients with a distal radius fracture in the first year following fracture...
  22. ncbi request reprint Applying evidence on outcome measures to hand therapy practice
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:165-73. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint The quality of clinical practice guidelines in hand therapy
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:200-9. 2004
    ..Hand therapists need to move away from opinion- or clinic-based protocols and toward more evidence-based treatment guidelines. However, the value of treatment guidelines must be tested, not assumed, regardless of the development process...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: a systematic review
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:309-19. 2004
    ..The estimates determined in this review should help therapists choose clinical tests with the appropriate balance of sensitivity and specificity required for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome in their specific clinical environments...
  25. ncbi request reprint Individual finger strength: are the ulnar digits "powerful"?
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:364-7. 2004
    ..The ulnar side of the hand contributes to the smaller proportion of overall grip (approximately 60% radial, 40% ulnar). The clinical utility of finger strength measures should be explored...
  26. doi request reprint Single versus double-incision technique for the repair of acute distal biceps tendon ruptures: a randomized clinical trial
    Ruby Grewal
    Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Care, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, ON N6A 4L6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:1166-74. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that there would be fewer complications and less short-term pain and disability in the two-incision group, with no measureable differences in outcome at a minimum of one year postoperatively...
  27. doi request reprint Functional outcome of arthroscopic extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon release in chronic lateral epicondylitis
    Ruby Grewal
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 34:849-57. 2009
    ....
  28. pmc Sensory nerve action potentials and sensory perception in women with arthritis of the hand
    Kristina M Calder
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, IAHS Room 403, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 1C7, Canada
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:27. 2012
    ..The primary purpose of this study was to determine if women with osteoarthritis (OA) or rheumatoid arthritis (RA) of the hand have sensory impairments...
  29. doi request reprint Open reduction internal fixation versus percutaneous pinning with external fixation of distal radius fractures: a prospective, randomized clinical trial
    Ruby Grewal
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1899-906. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Pressure pain threshold testing demonstrates predictive ability in people with acute whiplash
    David M Walton
    School of Physical Therapy, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 41:658-65. 2011
    ..Longitudinal cohort study...
  31. doi request reprint A systematic review of the psychometric properties of the Constant-Murley score
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:157-64. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the psychometric evidence relating to Constant-Murley score...
  32. doi request reprint A descriptive study of pressure pain threshold at 2 standardized sites in people with acute or subacute neck pain
    David M Walton
    School of Physical Therapy, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 41:651-7. 2011
    ..Cross-sectional convenience sample...
  33. pmc The International Classification of Functioning as an explanatory model of health after distal radius fracture: a cohort study
    Jocelyn E Harris
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of British Columbia, T325 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 2B5, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:73. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify health impacts in body structure/function, activity, and participation at baseline and follow-up, to determine whether they support the ICF model of health...
  34. doi request reprint The simple shoulder test is responsive in assessing change following shoulder arthroplasty
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 40:413-21. 2010
    ..Prospective cohort study with repeated measures...
  35. doi request reprint The effectiveness of early mobilization after tendon transfers in the hand: a systematic review
    Shaik Shaguftha Sultana
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Physical Therapy Field, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 26:1-20; quiz 21. 2013
    ..Systematic review...
  36. doi request reprint A systematic review of psychometric evaluations of outcome assessments for complex regional pain syndrome
    Tara Packham
    McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1059-69. 2012
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the quality and extent of psychometric examinations of disease-specific outcome measures for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)...
  37. doi request reprint The 11-item workplace organizational policies and practices questionnaire (OPP-11): examination of its construct validity, factor structure, and predictive validity in injured workers with upper-limb disorders
    Kenneth Tang
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 54:834-46. 2011
    ..Reliable and valid measurement of workplace organizational policies and practices (OPPs) is needed to evaluate their influences on the prevention and management of occupational injuries...
  38. ncbi request reprint Plate fixation of olecranon osteotomies
    Edward A Hewins
    Hand and Upper Limb Clinic, St Joseph s Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Trauma 21:58-62. 2007
    ..5 mm reconstruction plate provides a construct with predictable healing and few complications. The overall results using this technique are comparable with other reported methods in the literature...
  39. doi request reprint Muscle activation during hand dexterity tasks in women with hand osteoarthritis and control subjects
    Kristina M Calder
    MacHANd Laboratory, School of Rehabilitation Science, Institute of Applied Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 24:207-14; quiz 215. 2011
    ..Descriptive cross-sectional study...
  40. doi request reprint Chronic posttraumatic elbow disorders treated with metallic radial head arthroplasty
    Benjamin J Shore
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Center, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, ON N6A 4L6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:271-80. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the functional outcomes of a metallic radial head arthroplasty in patients with chronic posttraumatic elbow disorders...
  41. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic versus open carpal tunnel release: a randomized trial
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 28:475-80. 2003
    ..This study compared the outcomes in patients assigned to either endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR) or traditional open carpal tunnel release (OCTR)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Patient versus injury factors as predictors of pain and disability six months after a distal radius fracture
    Joy C MacDermid
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Ontario, Hamilton, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:849-54. 2002
    ..50). Both impairment and disability measures are required to fully describe outcomes. Further work is required to delineate additional factors that contribute to outcome...
  43. doi request reprint Measurement properties of the Patient-Rated Wrist and Hand Evaluation: Rasch analysis of responses from a traumatic hand injury population
    Tara Packham
    McMaster University, School of Rehabilitation Science, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 26:216-23; quiz 224. 2013
    ..Rasch analysis is an alternative strategy for examining the psychometric properties of a measurement scale based in item response theory, rather than classical test theory...
  44. pmc A brief 5-item version of the Neck Disability Index shows good psychometric properties
    David M Walton
    School of Physical Therapy, Western University, 1201 Western Rd, London, Ontario, Canada
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:108. 2013
    ..The purpose of this secondary analysis of clinical databases of people with neck pain was to use a mixed unique conceptual and statistical approach to develop a brief version of the Neck Disability Index (NDI)...
  45. doi request reprint Reflecting on whiplash associated disorder through a QoL lens: an option to advance practice and research
    Lisa C Carlesso
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 34:1131-9. 2012
    ..To examine the constructs of quality of life (QoL) as applied to whiplash associated disorder (WAD), its current state of measurement and suggestions for future application...
  46. ncbi request reprint The impact of rotator cuff pathology on isometric and isokinetic strength, function, and quality of life
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, 268 Grosvenor St, London, Ontario, N64 3A8 Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 13:593-8. 2004
    ..56); and (4) the presence of rotator cuff pathology was highly predictive of impaired physical health quality of life (R(2) = 0.71, P < .001)...
  47. doi request reprint Reliability, standard error, and minimum detectable change of clinical pressure pain threshold testing in people with and without acute neck pain
    David M Walton
    School of Physical Therapy, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 41:644-50. 2011
    ..Clinical measurement...
  48. ncbi request reprint Preliminary evaluation of the generalized work distress scale in patients with work-related upper extremity disorders
    Warren R Nielson
    Department of Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:3-16. 2005
    ..Further investigation of the psychometric properties of this scale and its predictive validity are required...
  49. ncbi request reprint Functional outcomes of arthroscopic capsular release of the elbow
    Duong Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, Hand and Limb Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Arthroscopy 22:842-9. 2006
    ..Elbow contracture is a common and difficult problem to manage. The purpose of this study was to determine the functional outcomes of arthroscopic capsular release in the management of elbow contractures...
  50. pmc Development and validation of the patient-rated ulnar nerve evaluation
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, 268 Grosvenor St, London, Ontario N6A 3A8, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:146. 2013
    ..A patient-reported outcome measure, The Patient-Rated Ulnar Nerve Evaluation (PRUNE) was developed to assess pain, symptoms and functional disability in patients with ulnar nerve compression at the elbow...
  51. doi request reprint Cross-cultural adaptation and psychometric testing of the Hindi version of the patient-rated wrist evaluation
    Saurabh P Mehta
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 25:65-77; quiz 78. 2012
    ..7) were observed between the PRWE-Hindi and other measures of pain and disability. Our results indicated that PRWE-Hindi is a reliable and valid tool and can be used in patients with wrist/hand injuries whose primary language is Hindi...
  52. doi request reprint Effectiveness of different methods of resistance exercises in lateral epicondylosis--a systematic review
    Jayaprakash Raman
    Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health of and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 25:5-25; quiz 26. 2012
    ..Systematic Review...
  53. doi request reprint The incidence of early metallic suture anchor pullout after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
    Eric C Benson
    Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Care, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario N6A 4L6, Canada
    Arthroscopy 26:310-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the incidence of metallic suture anchor pullout after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and determine the impact of tear size on the risk of pullout...
  54. doi request reprint Contralateral elbow radiographs can reliably diagnose radial head implant overlengthening
    George S Athwal
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Josephs Health Care, University of Western Ontario, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, ON N6A 4L6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1339-46. 2011
    ..In part II, the technique was validated in a cadaveric model with simulated radial head implant overlengthening...
  55. doi request reprint The concurrent validity of a hand-held versus a stationary dynamometer in testing isometric shoulder strength
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 22:320-6; quiz 327. 2009
    ..Clinical Measurement-Validity...
  56. ncbi request reprint The risk of adverse outcomes in extra-articular distal radius fractures is increased with malalignment in patients of all ages but mitigated in older patients
    Ruby Grewal
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 32:962-70. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if malalignment after extra-articular distal radius fractures influenced patient-reported pain and disability at 1 year and to investigate how this relationship changes with age...
  57. ncbi request reprint The impact of wrist extension provocation on current perception thresholds in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: a pilot study
    Jeff Aird
    University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Hand Ther 19:299-305; quiz 306. 2006
    ..To determine whether current perception threshold (CPT) varied between subjects with and without carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and whether positioning in wrist extension (reversed Phalen's test) was provocative...
  58. doi request reprint Measurement properties of the neck disability index: a systematic review
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:400-17. 2009
    ..Systematic review of clinical measurement...
  59. ncbi request reprint Age and upper limb tension testing affects current perception thresholds
    Melissa Costantini
    The University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 19:307-16; quiz 317. 2006
    ..The specificity of nerve bias elicited by specific ULTT needs further exploration...
  60. pmc Validation of a new test that assesses functional performance of the upper extremity and neck (FIT-HaNSA) in patients with shoulder pathology
    Joy C MacDermid
    Clinical Research Lab, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:42. 2007
    ..This study describes development of a new test for measuring functional performance of the upper extremity and neck and assesses reliability and concurrent validity in patients with shoulder pathology...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comminuted radial head fractures treated with a modular metallic radial head arthroplasty. Study of outcomes
    Ruby Grewal
    Hand and Upper Limb Center, St Joseph s Health Care, University of Western Ontario, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, ON N6A 4L6, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2192-200. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the two-year outcomes and the rate of recovery of a closely followed cohort of patients in whom an unreconstructible radial head fracture had been treated with a modular metallic prosthesis...
  62. doi request reprint Risk factors for persistent problems following acute whiplash injury: update of a systematic review and meta-analysis
    David M Walton
    School of Physical Therapy, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 43:31-43. 2013
    ..Systematic review and meta-analysis...
  63. doi request reprint The FIT-HaNSA demonstrates reliability and convergent validity of functional performance in patients with shoulder disorders
    Prajyot Kumta
    Sripathi Physiotherapy Inc, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 42:455-64. 2012
    ..Psychometric study design...
  64. pmc Trapezial arthroplasty with silicone rubber implantation for advanced osteoarthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint of the thumb
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, Clinical Research Laboratory, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    Can J Surg 46:103-10. 2003
    ..Our objective in this clinical study was to determine outcomes after trapezial arthroplasty with a silicone rubber implant and the relationship between self-reported and measured outcomes...
  65. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of rehabilitation for nonoperative management of shoulder instability: a systematic review
    Kylie Gibson
    McMaster University, Chemong Physiotherapy, Bridgenorth, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:229-42. 2004
    ..Further research is required to delineate the optimal approach to rehabilitation and its role in secondary prevention...
  66. pmc What is a Successful Outcome Following Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty?
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, IAHS, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 1C7, Canada
    Open Orthop J 4:157-63. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the relationships between different outcome indicators in 44 patients followed for two years after a reverse shoulder arthroplasty...
  67. doi request reprint Measuring shoulder function: a systematic review of four questionnaires
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 61:623-32. 2009
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of self-report scales in patients recovering from rotator cuff surgery
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 15:407-14. 2006
    ..40-0.50). Mental health scores were lower at baseline and changed more negatively in patients who did not have a positive response to surgery. No best scale can be identified at this time...
  69. ncbi request reprint A 13-year cohort study of musculoskeletal disorders treated in an autoplant, on-site physiotherapy clinic
    Jackie Sadi
    School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 17:610-22. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the rate and distribution of treatment visits provided in an on-site, automotive plant, physiotherapy clinic over a 13-year period...
  70. doi request reprint Risk factors for persistent problems following whiplash injury: results of a systematic review and meta-analysis
    David M Walton
    School of Physical Therapy, The University of Westetrn Ontario, 1201 Western Road, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:334-50. 2009
    ..Systematic review and meta-analysis...
  71. doi request reprint Predictors of surgical outcomes following anterior transposition of ulnar nerve for cubital tunnel syndrome: a systematic review
    Qiyun Shi
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1996-2001.e1-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to determine which factors affect the postoperative outcome for patients who undertake anterior transposition of the ulnar nerve...
  72. doi request reprint Effects of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound therapy on fracture healing: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Siamak Bashardoust Tajali
    Department of Physical Therapy, Elborn College, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 91:349-67. 2012
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to identify the clinical trials relevant to the effects of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) on bone regeneration...
  73. pmc Is surgical intervention more effective than non-surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome? A systematic review
    Qiyun Shi
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 4L8, Canada
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:17. 2011
    ..The purpose of this systematic review was to compare the efficacy of surgical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome with conservative treatment...
  74. pmc Rotational strength, range of motion, and function in people with unaffected shoulders from various stages of life
    Jean Sébastien Roy
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8S 1C7, Canada
    Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol 1:4. 2009
    ..The impact of age, gender and dominance was determined...
  75. ncbi request reprint Distal biceps tendon repair: comparison of surgical techniques
    Ron El-Hawary
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 28:496-502. 2003
    ..Various surgical repair techniques for distal biceps tendon ruptures have been reported, however, the optimal technique is unknown...
  76. ncbi request reprint Examination of the elbow: linking diagnosis, prognosis, and outcomes as a framework for maximizing therapy interventions
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 19:82-97. 2006
    ..The psychometrics properties of tests for the elbow, when available, are reviewed. A template for recording an elbow examination is provided...
  77. doi request reprint Recovery from acute injury: clinical, methodological and philosophical considerations
    David Mark Walton
    School of Physical Therapy, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 32:864-74. 2010
    ..Recent reviews have identified inconsistencies in the criteria for identifying recovery in this literature that hamper attempts at knowledge translation...
  78. doi request reprint Standardization of adverse event terminology and reporting in orthopaedic physical therapy: application to the cervical spine
    Lisa C Carlesso
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 40:455-63. 2010
    ..This paper is focused on theoretical considerations and evidence in terms of harm reporting within physical therapy using cervical manual therapy as an example...
  79. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of workplace rehabilitation interventions in the treatment of work-related upper extremity disorders: a systematic review
    Renee M Williams
    School of Rehabilitation Science, Institute of Applied Health Scienes, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:267-73. 2004
    ..This systematic review provides a rigorous analysis of workplace interventions for WRUEDs and emphasizes the need for further research in this area...
  80. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome of AO type C distal humeral fractures
    Wade T Gofton
    St Joseph s Hospital, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Surg Am 28:294-308. 2003
    ..To review the functional outcome of AO type C distal humeral fractures (bicondylar fractures) managed with dual orthogonal plate fixation...
  81. doi request reprint Metaversion can reliably predict humeral head version: a computed tomography-based validation study
    George S Athwal
    Division of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:1145-9. 2010
    ..This study tested our hypothesis that the metaphyseal version (metaversion) is a landmark that can assist with correct head version and used computed tomography (CT) to evaluate its reliability as a predictor of anatomic version...
  82. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation for patients with lateral epicondylitis: a systematic review
    Daniel Trudel
    Canadian Forces Base Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:243-66. 2004
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint A scoping review of the use of theory in studies of knowledge translation
    Heather L Colquhoun
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, McMaster University, IAHS Bldg, 1400 Main St W, Hamilton, ON, L8S 1C7
    Can J Occup Ther 77:270-9. 2010
    ..Explicit application of theory can advance this science; yet, how theory is applied and the degree to which it can guide research remain poorly defined...
  84. pmc Effects of low power laser irradiation on bone healing in animals: a meta-analysis
    Siamak Bashardoust Tajali
    Department of Physical Therapy, Elborn College, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6G 1H1, Canada
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:1. 2010
    ..726, 95% CI 0.08 - 1.37, p 0.028). While conclusions are limited by the low number of studies, there is concordance across limited evidence that laser improves the strength of bone tissue during the healing process in animal models...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of hand therapy interventions in primary management of carpal tunnel syndrome: a systematic review
    Monique Muller
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 17:210-28. 2004
    ..Current evidence demonstrates a significant benefit (grade B recommendations) from splinting, ultrasound, nerve gliding exercises, carpal bone mobilization, magnetic therapy, and yoga for people with CTS...
  86. ncbi request reprint A research agenda for hand therapy
    Joy C MacDermid
    Hand and Upper Limb Centre, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 15:3-15. 2002
    ..Barriers to research were reported by respondents, and ways in which professional organizations could meet clinicians' needs in conducting and utilizing research were highlighted...
  87. ncbi request reprint Identifying cumulative trauma disorders of the upper extremity in workers' compensation databases
    Dianne Zakaria
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontatio, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 43:507-18. 2003
    ..Impeding the use of workers' compensation databases for surveillance of cumulative trauma disorder of the upper extremity (CTDUE) is the lack of valid and reliable extraction strategies...
  88. ncbi request reprint Changes in postural risk and general health associated with a participatory ergonomics education program used by heavy video display terminal users: a pilot study
    Susan L Street
    School of Occupational Therapy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Hand Ther 16:29-35. 2003
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Outcome after open reduction and internal fixation of capitellar and trochlear fractures
    James H Dubberley
    University of Manitoba, Pan Am Clinic, 75 Poseidon Bay, Winnipeg, MB R3M 3E4, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:46-54. 2006
    ..Capitellar and trochlear fractures are uncommon fractures of the distal aspect of the humerus. There is limited information about the functional outcome of patients managed with open reduction and internal fixation...
  90. pmc Cross-sectional and longitudinal construct validity of two rotator cuff disease-specific outcome measures
    Helen Razmjou
    Orthopaedic and Arthritic Institute, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON, M4Y 1H1, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:26. 2006
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Quantitative vibration threshold testing in carpal tunnel syndrome: analysis strategies for optimizing reliability
    Mark C Hubbard
    Orthopaedic and Rehab Department, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Hand Ther 17:24-30. 2004
    ..Using this reliable testing procedure will allow for additional investigations to determine its usefulness in the early detection and accurate quantification of CTS-related impairment...
  92. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Patient-rated Tennis Elbow Evaluation Questionnaire
    Jan D Rompe
    OrthoTrauma Clinic, Gruenstadt, Germany
    J Hand Ther 20:3-10; quiz 11. 2007
    ..It was at least as sensitive to change as the other outcome tools tested. The PRTEE may become the standard primary outcome measure in research of tennis elbow...
  93. ncbi request reprint Lateral ulnohumeral joint space widening is not diagnostic of radial head arthroplasty overstuffing
    Alexander S Rowland
    University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 32:637-41. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to show that widening of the lateral ulnohumeral joint is a normal anatomic variant and therefore cannot be used conclusively to diagnose joint overstuffing...
  94. ncbi request reprint Reliability and comparison of acromion assessment techniques on X-ray and magnetic resonance imaging (reliability of acromion assessment techniques)
    Darius G Viskontas
    Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, London Health Sciences Centre
    Can Assoc Radiol J 56:238-44. 2005
    ..To determine the reliability and correlation of plain radiography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the assessment of acromion morphology...
  95. doi request reprint The timed up and go test for use on an inpatient orthopaedic rehabilitation ward
    Teresa S M Yeung
    West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 38:410-7. 2008
    ..Single-group repeated-measures study...