C Bombardier

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome assessments in the evaluation of treatment of spinal disorders: summary and general recommendations
    C Bombardier
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3100-3. 2000
  2. pmc Biomechanical and psychosocial risk factors for low back pain at work
    M S Kerr
    Institute for Work and Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, M4W 1E6, Canada
    Am J Public Health 91:1069-75. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Physician enthusiasm as an explanation for area variation in the utilization of knee replacement surgery
    J G Wright
    Department of Surgery and Public Health Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 37:946-56. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of grade membership analysis to profile the practice styles of individual physicians in the management of acute low back pain
    A Maetzel
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:195-205. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Measuring the whole or the parts? Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand outcome measure in different regions of the upper extremity
    D E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 14:128-46. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Looking for important change/differences in studies of responsiveness. OMERACT MCID Working Group. Outcome Measures in Rheumatology. Minimal Clinically Important Difference
    D E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Rheumatol 28:400-5. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Systematic reviews of low back pain prognosis had variable methods and results: guidance for future prognosis reviews
    J A Hayden
    Centre of Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes CREIDO, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:781-796.e1. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint A critical review of reviews on the treatment of chronic low back pain
    A D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E155-62. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Surfing for back pain patients: the nature and quality of back pain information on the Internet
    L Li
    Healthcare Research Division, Arthritis and Autoimmunity Research Center, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:545-57. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint A guide to interpreting epidemiologic studies on the etiology of back pain
    C Bombardier
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:2047S-2056S. 1994

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcome assessments in the evaluation of treatment of spinal disorders: summary and general recommendations
    C Bombardier
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:3100-3. 2000
    ..In addition to the five recommended domains, preference-based health outcome measures, including patients utilities, may be useful when there is a need to value alternative health outcomes...
  2. pmc Biomechanical and psychosocial risk factors for low back pain at work
    M S Kerr
    Institute for Work and Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, M4W 1E6, Canada
    Am J Public Health 91:1069-75. 2001
    ..This study determined whether the physical and psychosocial demands of work are associated with low back pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physician enthusiasm as an explanation for area variation in the utilization of knee replacement surgery
    J G Wright
    Department of Surgery and Public Health Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Care 37:946-56. 1999
    ..Explanations for regional variation in the use of many medical and surgical treatments is controversial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Use of grade membership analysis to profile the practice styles of individual physicians in the management of acute low back pain
    A Maetzel
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:195-205. 2000
    ..GoM is data driven and less subject to judgment than opinion-based measures of performance. It has several potential applications in identifying physicians for whom some form of intervention would be beneficial...
  5. ncbi request reprint Measuring the whole or the parts? Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand outcome measure in different regions of the upper extremity
    D E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Hand Ther 14:128-46. 2001
    ..The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) outcome measure was developed to evaluate disability and symptoms in single or multiple disorders of the upper limb at one point or at many points in time...
  6. ncbi request reprint Looking for important change/differences in studies of responsiveness. OMERACT MCID Working Group. Outcome Measures in Rheumatology. Minimal Clinically Important Difference
    D E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Rheumatol 28:400-5. 2001
    ..The cube has been shown here as a means to separate out studies that address important change. These studies can then be examined as the source of information on MCID...
  7. doi request reprint Systematic reviews of low back pain prognosis had variable methods and results: guidance for future prognosis reviews
    J A Hayden
    Centre of Research Expertise in Improved Disability Outcomes CREIDO, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:781-796.e1. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify, describe, and synthesize systematic reviews of low back pain prognosis, and explore the potential impact of review methods on the conclusions...
  8. ncbi request reprint A critical review of reviews on the treatment of chronic low back pain
    A D Furlan
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E155-62. 2001
    ..Systematic literature review...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surfing for back pain patients: the nature and quality of back pain information on the Internet
    L Li
    Healthcare Research Division, Arthritis and Autoimmunity Research Center, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:545-57. 2001
    ..A prospective, systematic review of web sites related to back pain...
  10. ncbi request reprint A guide to interpreting epidemiologic studies on the etiology of back pain
    C Bombardier
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:2047S-2056S. 1994
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  11. ncbi request reprint Physical therapy management of low back pain: an exploratory survey of therapist approaches
    L C Li
    Health Care Research Division, Arthritis and Autoimmunity Research Centre, University Health Network, 610 University Ave, 16th Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2M9
    Phys Ther 81:1018-28. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine physical therapists' reported management of acute and subacute lumbar impairment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Minimal clinically important difference. Low back pain: outcome measures
    C Bombardier
    Institute for Work and Health, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 28:431-8. 2001
    ..Choosing any value larger than 5 in designing a clinical trial would risk underpowering the trial, since fewer patients are needed if a trial is designed on the basis of a large change score...
  13. ncbi request reprint How Canadian and US rheumatologists treat moderate or aggressive rheumatoid arthritis: a survey
    A Maetzel
    Healthcare Research Division, Arthritis and Immune Disorder Research Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 25:2331-8. 1998
    ..To determine which second line agents Canadian and US rheumatologists use to treat patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  14. ncbi request reprint A comparison of patients' responses about their disability with and without attribution to their affected area
    R G Marx
    Department of Surgery and Public Health Sciences, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research Program, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, M5G 1X8, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:580-6. 2001
    ..Thus, both the wording of questions and order of questions can significantly affect patients' responses about their disability and raises questions about the validity of patients' reports of their disability...
  15. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the prognosis of acute whiplash and a new conceptual framework to synthesize the literature
    P Cote
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E445-58. 2001
    ..Systematic review of prognostic studies of acute whiplash...
  16. doi request reprint Identifying phases of investigation helps planning, appraising, and applying the results of explanatory prognosis studies
    J A Hayden
    Centre for Research Expertise In Disability Outcomes, University Health Network Rehabilitation Solutions, Toronto, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:552-60. 2008
    ..To present an explanatory framework for understanding prognosis and illustrate it using data from a systematic review...
  17. pmc Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: systematic review
    J Guzman
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada M4W 1E6
    BMJ 322:1511-6. 2001
    ..To assess the effect of multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation on clinically relevant outcomes in patients with chronic low back pain...
  18. ncbi request reprint A taxonomy for responsiveness
    D E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health, 250 Bloor St East, Ste 702, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 1E6, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1204-17. 2001
    ..A questionnaire could thus be described as being "responsive to" a given category in the new taxonomy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Group education interventions for people with low back pain. An overview of the literature
    J E Cohen
    Ontario Workers Compensation Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:1214-22. 1994
    ..At 1 year of follow-up, there was no evidence in the six studies of clinically important benefits on any of the outcome measures. CONCLUSIONS. There is insufficient evidence to recommend group education for people with low back pain...
  20. pmc The economic burden associated with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and hypertension: a comparative study
    A Maetzel
    Division of Clinical Decision Making and Health Care Research, University Health Network Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:395-401. 2004
    ..To compare the economic burden to society incurred by patients with RA, OA, or high blood pressure (HBP) in Ontario, Canada...
  21. doi request reprint Reporting disease activity in clinical trials of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: EULAR/ACR collaborative recommendations
    D Aletaha
    Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1371-7. 2008
    ..To make recommendations on how to report disease activity in clinical trials of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) endorsed by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)...
  22. doi request reprint Reporting disease activity in clinical trials of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: EULAR/ACR collaborative recommendations
    D Aletaha
    Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Rheum Dis 67:1360-4. 2008
    ..To make recommendations on how to report disease activity in clinical trials of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) endorsed by the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: does abatacept make a difference?
    K Michaud
    Section of Rheumatology and Immunology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6270, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:S35-45. 2007
    ..Analysis of these data demonstrates that abatacept therapy has the potential to improve QoL across a range of patients with RA...
  24. ncbi request reprint The PTPN22 R620W polymorphism associates with RF positive rheumatoid arthritis in a dose-dependent manner but not with HLA-SE status
    A T Lee
    North Shore LIJ Research Institute, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA
    Genes Immun 6:129-33. 2005
    ..57, 95% CI 2.35-8.89). There was no evidence of a genetic association between PTPN22 and HLA susceptibility alleles...
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessing damage in individual joints in rheumatoid arthritis: a new method based on the Larsen system
    P Zangger
    Hôpital Orthopédique de la Suisse Romande and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Joint Bone Spine 71:389-96. 2004
    ..To determine the minimally important difference (MID) for the ML...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...