Alarcos Cieza

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Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Linking health-status measurements to the international classification of functioning, disability and health
    Alarcos Cieza
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 34:205-10. 2002
  2. pmc Identification of candidate categories of the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) for a Generic ICF Core Set based on regression modelling
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO Collaborating Center for the Family of International Classifications at the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information, IHRS, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:36. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The World Health Organisation International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: a conceptual model and interface for the OMERACT process
    Gerold Stucki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital Munich, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany
    J Rheumatol 34:600-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of Ginkgo biloba on mental functioning in healthy volunteers
    Alarcos Cieza
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Germany
    Arch Med Res 34:373-81. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Identification of essential elements of functioning in chronic widespread pain based on a statistical approach
    Robin Hieblinger
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90:979-91. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Content comparison of low back pain-specific measures based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
    Tanja Sigl
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Clin J Pain 22:147-53. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Are the contents of treatment outcomes in fibromyalgia trials represented in the International Classification Of Functioning, Disability, and Health?
    Martin Offenbächer
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical School, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin J Pain 23:691-701. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Content comparison of osteoporosis-targeted health status measures in relation to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
    Michael Borchers
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 24:139-44. 2005
  9. pmc Validation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Core Set for chronic widespread pain from the perspective of fibromyalgia patients
    Robin Hieblinger
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich 80336, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R67. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF): a unifying model for the conceptual description of the rehabilitation strategy
    Gerold Stucki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 39:279-85. 2007

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Linking health-status measurements to the international classification of functioning, disability and health
    Alarcos Cieza
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 34:205-10. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Identification of candidate categories of the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) for a Generic ICF Core Set based on regression modelling
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO Collaborating Center for the Family of International Classifications at the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information, IHRS, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:36. 2006
    ..While condition-specific ICF Core Sets are useful, a Generic ICF Core Set is needed to describe and compare problems in functioning across health conditions...
  3. ncbi request reprint The World Health Organisation International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: a conceptual model and interface for the OMERACT process
    Gerold Stucki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University Hospital Munich, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany
    J Rheumatol 34:600-6. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of Ginkgo biloba on mental functioning in healthy volunteers
    Alarcos Cieza
    Institute for Medical Psychology, University of Munich, Germany
    Arch Med Res 34:373-81. 2003
    ..Thus, the objective of the present study was to evaluate the relatively short-term (i.e., 4 weeks) effects of EGb 761 on mental functioning and quality of life in healthy volunteers...
  5. doi request reprint Identification of essential elements of functioning in chronic widespread pain based on a statistical approach
    Robin Hieblinger
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90:979-91. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Content comparison of low back pain-specific measures based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
    Tanja Sigl
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Clin J Pain 22:147-53. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Are the contents of treatment outcomes in fibromyalgia trials represented in the International Classification Of Functioning, Disability, and Health?
    Martin Offenbächer
    Institute of Medical Psychology, Medical School, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin J Pain 23:691-701. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Content comparison of osteoporosis-targeted health status measures in relation to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
    Michael Borchers
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 24:139-44. 2005
    ..0 and OPAQ SV. The ICF provides an excellent framework when comparing the content of osteoporosis-targeted HRQL instruments and may be useful when selecting health status instruments for clinical studies...
  9. pmc Validation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Core Set for chronic widespread pain from the perspective of fibromyalgia patients
    Robin Hieblinger
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich 80336, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R67. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF): a unifying model for the conceptual description of the rehabilitation strategy
    Gerold Stucki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 39:279-85. 2007
    ..Readers of the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine are invited to contribute towards achieving an internationally accepted ICF-based conceptual description of rehabilitation by submitting commentaries to the Editor of this journal...
  11. ncbi request reprint Value and application of the ICF in rehabilitation medicine
    Gerold Stucki
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Munich, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Disabil Rehabil 25:628-34. 2003
    ..It may lead to a stronger position of rehabilitation within the medical community, change multi-professional communication and improve communication between patients and rehabilitation professionals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Assessing observer agreement when describing and classifying functioning with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Eva Grill
    ICF Research Branch, WHO FIC Collaborating Center DIMDI, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 39:71-6. 2007
    ..All categories of the ICF are quantified using the same generic 0-4 scale. The objective of this study was to assess observer agreement when describing and classifying functioning with the ICF...
  13. ncbi request reprint Identification of the most common problems by patients with ankylosing spondylitis using the international classification of functioning, disability and health
    Irene van Echteld
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Rheumatol 33:2475-83. 2006
    ..We identified the common health problems of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) based on the ICF from the perspective of the patient...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does the Comprehensive ICF Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis capture occupational therapy practice? A content-validity study
    Inge Kirchberger
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO CC FIC DIMDI, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Ludwig Maximilian University, Marchioninistrasse 17, D 81377, Munich
    Can J Occup Ther 74:267-80. 2007
    ..The ICF Core Sets for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) constitute an application of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  15. doi request reprint Development of ICF core sets for head and neck cancer
    Uta Tschiesner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Head Neck 32:210-20. 2010
    ..It was designed to set standards for the assessment of functioning in HNC...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluating sequelae after head and neck cancer from the patient perspective with the help of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Uta Tschiesner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:425-36. 2009
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  17. doi request reprint Comparison of outcome measures in head and neck cancer--literature review 2000-2006
    Uta M Tschiesner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Head Neck 31:251-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to systematically analyze outcome measures in head and neck cancer trials using the International Classification of Functioning. Disability, and Health (ICF) as reference...
  18. doi request reprint Assessment of functioning in patients with head and neck cancer according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF): a multicenter study
    Uta Tschiesner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Laryngoscope 119:915-23. 2009
    ..To assess the level of functioning in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC) using the the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF)...
  19. doi request reprint Content validation of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set for Head and Neck Cancer (HNC): the perspective of psychologists
    Sven Becker
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Psychooncology 19:594-605. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the content validity of this Core Set from the perspective of psychologists...
  20. doi request reprint Health professional perspective on disability in head and neck cancer
    Uta Tschiesner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Marchioninistr 15, Munich, Germany
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:576-83. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Content validation of the international classification of functioning, disability and health core sets for head and neck cancer: a multicentre study
    Uta Tschiesner
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 39:674-87. 2010
    ..The BCS is a selection of the most important categories from the CCS. The objective of this study was to test whether the CCS and BCS are relevant in patients with HNC treated in different departments and countries across the world...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical disability due to musculoskeletal conditions
    Martin Weigl
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany, and Hospital Geral de Santo António, Porto, Portugal
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 21:167-90. 2007
    ..Generally, prevention needs to address those EF and PF that were presented in the first section. The final section describes modern principles of rehabilitation and reviews the evidence for specific rehabilitation interventions...
  23. doi request reprint Validation of the comprehensive ICF core set for multiple sclerosis from the perspective of physical therapists
    Andrea Conrad
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research, Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Phys Ther 92:799-820. 2012
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  24. ncbi request reprint Validation of the comprehensive international classification of functioning, disability and health core set for rheumatoid arthritis: the perspective of physical therapists
    Inge Kirchberger
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO Collaborating Center for the Family of International Classifications at the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information DIMDI, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
    Phys Ther 87:368-84. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to validate this ICF Core Set from the perspective of physical therapists...
  25. ncbi request reprint Identification of intervention categories for physical therapy, based on the international classification of functioning, disability and health: a Delphi exercise
    Monika E Finger
    Rehaklinik Bellikon, 5454 Billikon, Switzerland
    Phys Ther 86:1203-20. 2006
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  26. pmc Validation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis from the patient perspective using focus groups
    Michaela Coenen
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO Collaborating Center for the Family of International Classifications at the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information, IHRS, Marchioninistrasse 17, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R84. 2006
    ..Focus groups are a highly useful qualitative method to validate the Comprehensive ICF Core Set for RA from the patient perspective. The ICF-based approach seems to be the most appropriate technique...
  27. ncbi request reprint Content comparison of occupation-based instruments in adult rheumatology and musculoskeletal rehabilitation based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Tanja A Stamm
    Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Arthritis Rheum 51:917-24. 2004
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  28. ncbi request reprint Content comparison of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments based on the international classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF)
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch, WHO FIC Collaborating Center DIMDI, IMBK, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Qual Life Res 14:1225-37. 2005
    ..The ICF proved highly useful for the comparison of HRQOL instruments. The comparison of selected HRQOL instruments may provide clinicians and researchers with new insights when selecting health-status measures for clinical studies...
  29. pmc Reliability of the ICF Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis
    Till Uhlig
    National Resource Center for Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Postboks 23 Vinderen, N 0319 Oslo, Norway
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1078-84. 2007
    ..The comprehensive ICF Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a selection of 96 categories from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), representing relevant aspects in the functioning of RA patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint ICF linking rules: an update based on lessons learned
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch, WHO FIC CC DIMDI, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Rehabil Med 37:212-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper is to provide an updated version of the linking rules published in 2002 and illustrate how these rules are applied to link technical and clinical measures, health-status measures and interventions to the ICF...
  31. ncbi request reprint Understanding functioning, disability, and health in rheumatoid arthritis: the basis for rehabilitation care
    Alarcos Cieza
    International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health Research Branch of the World Health Organization FIC CC DIMDI, IMBK, Munich, Germany
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:183-9. 2005
    ..This review focuses on longitudinal studies because they clarify associations found in cross-sectional studies and are useful in shedding light on the mechanisms that explain functioning and disability...
  32. ncbi request reprint New approaches to understanding the impact of musculoskeletal conditions
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO CC FIC DIMDI, IMBK Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 18:141-54. 2004
    ..The objective of this paper is to outline how the ICF can serve as a new global language of functioning and health and hence become a new approach for our understanding of the impact of musculoskeletal conditions...
  33. doi request reprint Interrater reliability of the extended ICF core set for stroke applied by physical therapists
    Klaus Starrost
    Clinics Schmieder, Allensbach, Germany
    Phys Ther 88:841-51. 2008
    ..Further objectives were to explore the relationships between agreement and rater confidence and between agreement and physical therapists' areas of core competence...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mapping the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS-16) to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Carolina Moriello
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal, Ontario, Canada
    J Rehabil Med 40:102-6. 2008
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  35. doi request reprint Intervention categories for physiotherapists treating patients with internal medicine conditions on the basis of the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health
    Elisabeth Bürge
    Haute école de santé Geneva
    Int J Rehabil Res 31:43-50. 2008
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  36. ncbi request reprint Developing the ICF Core Sets for multiple sclerosis to specify functioning
    J Kesselring
    Department of Neurorehabilitation, Valens Rehabilitation Centre, Valens, Switzerland
    Mult Scler 14:252-4. 2008
    ..The ICF Core Sets for MS are being designed with the goal of providing useful standards for research and clinical practice...
  37. ncbi request reprint Intervention categories for physiotherapists treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions on the basis of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Lara Allet
    University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:273-80. 2007
    ..This may also provide the transparency increasingly demanded in the current political climate...
  38. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set for Osteoarthritis (OA) in patients with knee OA: a Singaporean perspective
    Feng Xie
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, 25 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 34:2301-7. 2007
    ..To evaluate content validity and construct validity of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Comprehensive Core Set for Osteoarthritis (OA) in Singapore...
  39. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the WHODASII in rehabilitation patients
    Miriam Pösl
    Department of Medical Psychology, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Qual Life Res 16:1521-31. 2007
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  40. ncbi request reprint Content comparison of health-related quality of life instruments for COPD
    Armin Stucki
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Respir Med 101:1113-22. 2007
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  41. ncbi request reprint Content comparison of health-related quality of life instruments for obstructive sleep apnea
    Armin Stucki
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Sleep Med 9:199-206. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the content covered by OSA-specific instruments using the ICF...
  42. ncbi request reprint Validating the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health Comprehensive Core Set for Rheumatoid Arthritis from the patient perspective: a qualitative study
    Tanja A Stamm
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine III, Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Arthritis Rheum 53:431-9. 2005
    ..To validate the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Comprehensive Core Set for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) from the patient perspective...
  43. ncbi request reprint Concepts important to patients with psoriatic arthritis are not adequately covered by standard measures of functioning
    Tanja A Stamm
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Division of Rheumatology, Vienna Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Arthritis Rheum 57:487-94. 2007
    ..To explore whether the concepts important to patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are covered by self-report instruments assessing functioning...
  44. ncbi request reprint Measuring functioning in patients with hand osteoarthritis--content comparison of questionnaires based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)
    Tanja Stamm
    Vienna Medical University, Department of Internal Medicine III, Divsion of Rheumatology, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:1534-41. 2006
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  45. doi request reprint Measuring health in patients with fibromyalgia: content comparison of questionnaires based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    Birgit Prodinger
    Vienna University, Department of Internal Medicine III, Division of Rheumatology, Vienna, Austria
    Arthritis Rheum 59:650-8. 2008
    ....