Dianne M Bryant
Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
- Internal consistency reliability is a poor predictor of responsivenessMilo A Puhan
Horten Centre, University Hospital, Postfach Nord, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:33. 2005..We addressed the claims of a recent study, which suggested that investigators could rely on internal consistency to reflect instrument responsiveness...
- Principles of designing a cohort study in orthopaedicsDianne M Bryant
Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, 1201 Western Road, London, ON N6G 1H1, Canada
J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:10-4. 2009....
- Protocol for determining the diagnostic validity of physical examination maneuvers for shoulder pathologyLyndsay Somerville
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Science, Western University, London, Canada
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:60. 2013..The validity of these maneuvers has not been adequately addressed. We propose a large Phase III study to investigate the accuracy of these tests in an orthopaedic setting...
- Discussing study limitations in reports of biomedical studies- the need for more transparencyMilo A Puhan
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Mail room E6153, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:23. 2012..Instead of perceiving acknowledgment of limitations negatively, authors, reviewers and editors should recognize the potential of a frank and unbiased discussion of study limitations that should not jeopardize acceptance of manuscripts...
- 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...
- Selection of outcome measures for patients with hip fractureDianne M Bryant
School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
J Orthop Trauma 23:434-41. 2009..Potential outcome measures relevant to patients with hip fracture are summarized, and important points to consider in the selection of outcome measures for a hypothetical research question in a hip fracture population are discussed...
- Measuring patient outcomes: a primerDianne Bryant
Faculties of Health Sciences and Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, 1201 Western Road, Elborn College, Rm 1438, London, ON, N6G 1H1 Canada
Injury 42:232-5. 2011....
- Patients can provide a valid assessment of quality of life, functional status, and general health on the day they undergo knee surgeryDianne Bryant
Faculty of Health Sciences, Elborn College, Room 1438, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6G 1H1, Canada
J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:264-70. 2008..The emotional affects of this day may, however, increase bias or random error. We studied the validity and reliability of collecting subjective ratings of health on the day of surgery...
- [Patient reported outcomes: general principles of development and interpretability]Dianne Bryant
Faculty of Health Sciences, Elborn College, Room 1438, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
Pol Arch Med Wewn 117:5-11. 2007....
- Effectiveness of bioabsorbable arrows compared with inside-out suturing for vertical, reparable meniscal lesions: a randomized clinical trialDianne Bryant
School of Physical Therapy, Department of Surgery, Orthopaedic Division, University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, London, ON, N6G 1H1, Canada
Am J Sports Med 35:889-96. 2007..The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of inside-out suturing and bioabsorbable arrows for repair of vertical meniscal lesions...
- Patients undergoing knee surgery provided accurate ratings of preoperative quality of life and function 2 weeks after surgeryDianne Bryant
School of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, Room 1438, London, Ontario N6G 1H1, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 59:984-93. 2006..To evaluate patients' ability to recall their preoperative self-reported quality of life, function, and general health 2 weeks postoperatively...
- Incorporating patient preferences into orthopaedic practice: should the orthopaedic encounter change?Dianne Bryant
Faculty of Health Sciences, Elborn College, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
Injury 37:328-34. 2006....
- How many patients? How many limbs? Analysis of patients or limbs in the orthopaedic literature: a systematic reviewDianne Bryant
Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, Elborn College Room 1438, London, ON N6G 1H1, Canada
J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:41-5. 2006..We conducted a systematic review of the orthopaedic literature to determine the frequency of inappropriate inclusion of nonindependent limb or joint observations in clinical studies...
- Preoperative strength training for patients undergoing high tibial osteotomy: a prospective cohort study with historical controlsCrystal O Kean
Wolf Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 41:52-9. 2011..Prospective cohort with historical controls...
- Medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy: a prospective cohort study of gait, radiographic, and patient-reported outcomesTrevor B Birmingham
The Wolf Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory and Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Arthritis Rheum 61:648-57. 2009....
- Minimal detectable change in quadriceps strength and voluntary muscle activation in patients with knee osteoarthritisCrystal O Kean
Wolf Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 91:1447-51. 2010..To examine the test-retest reliability and quantify the minimal detectable change (MDC) in quadriceps strength and voluntary activation in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA)...
- Operative versus nonoperative treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures: a multicenter randomized trial using accelerated functional rehabilitationKevin Willits
Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, 3M Centre, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON N6A 3K7, Canada
J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:2767-75. 2010....
- Older patients can accurately recall their preoperative health status six weeks following total hip arthroplastyJackie Marsh
Faculty of Health Sciences, Elborn College, Room 1438, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2827-37. 2009..We investigated the ability of older patients to accurately recall their preoperative quality of life, function, and general health status at six weeks following total hip arthroplasty...
- Resistance training for medial compartment knee osteoarthritis and malalignmentLauren K King
Wolf Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, London, Ontario, Canada
Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:1376-84. 2008....
- The influence of display and statistical factors on the interpretation of metaanalysis results by physiciansParminder S Raina
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Med Care 43:1242-9. 2005..The objective of this study was to determine the extent to which various factors affect the interpretation of metaanalytic results by physicians...
- The relationship between expectations and satisfaction in patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplastySharon E Culliton
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
J Arthroplasty 27:490-2. 2012..However, postoperative satisfaction was predicted by how well postoperative expectations were met after surgery. Therefore, patient education programs for managing expectations should span part of the postoperative recovery period...
- Patients Respond Similarly to Paper and Electronic Versions of the WOMAC and SF-12 Following Total Joint ArthroplastyJacquelyn D Marsh
Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Western Ontario, Elborn College, London, Ontario, Canada
J Arthroplasty 29:670-3. 2014..98), SF-12 (PCS) ICC=0.95, 95% CI 0.92-0.97; SF-12 (MCS) ICC=0.92, 95%CI 0.86-0.95). Online data collection may be substituted for the traditional paper method with no significant effect on the criterion validity of the questionnaires. ..
- A randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of functional knee brace and neoprene sleeve use after anterior cruciate ligament reconstructionTrevor B Birmingham
Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, London, Ontario, Canada
Am J Sports Med 36:648-55. 2008..Despite a lack of evidence for their effectiveness, functional knee braces are commonly prescribed to patients after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction...
- Use of alternative medicines by patients with OA that adversely interact with commonly prescribed medicationsJacquelyn Marsh
Faculty of Health Sciences, Elborn College, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:2705-22. 2009..Orthopaedic surgeons should make it part of their consultation to inquire about CAM use. Level of Evidence: Level III, therapeutic study. See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
- Orthopaedic surgeons prefer to participate in expertise-based randomized trialsElzbieta Bednarska
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1734-44. 2008..The expertise-based randomized clinical trial design may overcome some of the barriers to conducting clinical trials in orthopaedic surgery and improve the validity of their conclusions...
- Qualiveen, a urinary-disorder specific instrument: 0.5 corresponds to the minimal important differenceVeronique Bonniaud
Service de Medecine Physique et de Readaptation, CHU, Besancon, France
J Clin Epidemiol 61:505-10. 2008..Response options are framed as 5-point Likert-type scales, and scores on each domain range from 0 to 4...
- Qualiveen: a urinary disorder-specific instrument for use in clinical trials in multiple sclerosisVeronique Bonniaud
Service de Medecine Physique et de Readaptation, CHU, Besancon, France
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1661-3. 2006..To examine the longitudinal construct validity and the responsiveness of the English and French versions of Qualiveen in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients with urinary disorders...
- A comparison of pain, strength, range of motion, and functional outcomes after hemiarthroplasty and total shoulder arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis of the shoulder. A systematic review and meta-analysisDianne Bryant
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hamilton Health Sciences Center, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada
J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1947-56. 2005..A systematic review of the literature was performed to estimate the impact of hemiarthroplasty compared with total shoulder arthroplasty on function and range of motion in patients suffering from osteoarthritis of the shoulder...
- Systematic review to determine whether participation in a trial influences outcomeGunn Elisabeth Vist
Norwegian Health Services Research Centre, PO Box 7004, 0130 Oslo, Norway
BMJ 330:1175. 2005..To systematically compare the outcomes of participants in randomised controlled trials (RCTs) with those in comparable non-participants who received the same or similar treatment...