Kate M Dunn

Summary

Affiliation: Keele University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of sexual problems: epidemiology and methodology
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Hornbeam Building, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:399-422. 2002
  2. pmc Towards a definition of refractory neuropathic pain for epidemiological research. An international Delphi survey of experts
    Blair H Smith
    Medical Research Institute, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Neurol 12:29. 2012
  3. pmc Trajectories of pain in adolescents: a prospective cohort study
    Kate M Dunn
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Pain 152:66-73. 2011
  4. pmc Extending conceptual frameworks: life course epidemiology for the study of back pain
    Kate M Dunn
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:23. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: topical threats to epidemiology
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences Research, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:20-2; author reply 23-4. 2008
  6. pmc Contributions of prognostic factors for poor outcome in primary care low back pain patients
    Kate M Dunn
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Eur J Pain 15:313-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain: replication in a UK primary care low back pain population
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 135:48-54. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the course of low back pain: a latent class analysis
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 163:754-61. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The importance of symptom duration in determining prognosis
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Pain 121:126-32. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns of consent in epidemiologic research: evidence from over 25,000 responders
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1087-94. 2004

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of sexual problems: epidemiology and methodology
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Hornbeam Building, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:399-422. 2002
    ....
  2. pmc Towards a definition of refractory neuropathic pain for epidemiological research. An international Delphi survey of experts
    Blair H Smith
    Medical Research Institute, Mackenzie Building, Kirsty Semple Way, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD2 4BF, UK
    BMC Neurol 12:29. 2012
    ..These "refractory" cases are the most clinically important to detect, being the most severe, requiring specialist treatment...
  3. pmc Trajectories of pain in adolescents: a prospective cohort study
    Kate M Dunn
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Pain 152:66-73. 2011
    ..In summary, reporting a painful trajectory was common among adolescents, but persistent pain was reported by a small minority, and was usually experienced at a single pain site...
  4. pmc Extending conceptual frameworks: life course epidemiology for the study of back pain
    Kate M Dunn
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:23. 2010
    ..Adoption of concepts and methods from life course epidemiology could facilitate this...
  5. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: topical threats to epidemiology
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences Research, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:20-2; author reply 23-4. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Contributions of prognostic factors for poor outcome in primary care low back pain patients
    Kate M Dunn
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Eur J Pain 15:313-9. 2011
    ..Combining information on risk of persistence and prognostic indicator prevalence provides more information on potential intervention targets than risk estimates alone...
  7. ncbi request reprint A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain: replication in a UK primary care low back pain population
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 135:48-54. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the course of low back pain: a latent class analysis
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 163:754-61. 2006
    ..Identification of four distinct groups of patients improves understanding of the course of back pain and may provide a basis of classification for intervention...
  9. ncbi request reprint The importance of symptom duration in determining prognosis
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Pain 121:126-32. 2006
    ..There are important differences between people who recall more or less than 3 years' duration. Mechanisms for these associations are poorly understood, but this research suggests that duration itself is an important focus for research...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patterns of consent in epidemiologic research: evidence from over 25,000 responders
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1087-94. 2004
    ..Although consent is high among responders, the additive effect of nonresponse and nonconsent can substantially reduce sample size and should be taken into account in epidemiologic study planning...
  11. ncbi request reprint Does questionnaire structure influence response in postal surveys?
    Kate M Dunn
    Keele University, Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Hornbeam Building, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:10-6. 2003
    ..Changing questionnaire structure to make questions chronologic does not substantially affect the answers given, but may make a questionnaire more acceptable and easier to complete and speed up returns...
  12. ncbi request reprint Classification of low back pain in primary care: using "bothersomeness" to identify the most severe cases
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1887-92. 2005
    ..Prospective inception cohort...
  13. doi request reprint Co-occurrence and associations of pain and fatigue in a community sample of Dutch adults
    Samuel T Creavin
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 14:327-34. 2010
    ..Further work should address longitudinal associations of pain and fatigue...
  14. pmc Prognostic indicators of low back pain in primary care: five-year prospective study
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    J Pain 14:873-83. 2013
    ..09, 95% CI = .997-1.20), and a belief that their LBP would persist increased risk by 6% (RR = 1.06, 95% CI = 1.03-1.09). Both predictors have the potential to be targets for clinical intervention...
  15. pmc Distinctiveness of psychological obstacles to recovery in low back pain patients in primary care
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Pain 148:398-406. 2010
    ..There is clear redundancy in the measurement of psychological factors. These findings should help to focus targeted interventions for back pain in the future...
  16. pmc Conceptual overlap of psychological constructs in low back pain
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Pain 154:1783-91. 2013
    ..Most measures tap into patients' emotional distress. These findings help us to understand how psychological constructs relate together; implications for future research and clinical practice are discussed. ..
  17. pmc Comparison of stratified primary care management for low back pain with current best practice (STarT Back): a randomised controlled trial
    Jonathan C Hill
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Lancet 378:1560-71. 2011
    ..We compared the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of stratified primary care (intervention) with non-stratified current best practice (control)...
  18. doi request reprint The impact of low back-related leg pain on outcomes as compared with low back pain alone: a systematic review of the literature
    Kika Konstantinou
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Clin J Pain 29:644-54. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of LBP-related leg pain on outcomes and use of health resources as compared with patients with LBP alone...
  19. pmc Prognostic factors in non-surgically treated sciatica: a systematic review
    Julie Ashworth
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:208. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes among low back pain consulters with referred leg pain in primary care
    Jonathan C Hill
    Arthritis Research UK National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2168-75. 2011
    ..Merged data from two primary care prospective cohort studies...
  21. pmc Identification of UK sickness certification rates, standardised for age and sex
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign, National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire
    Br J Gen Pract 59:510-6. 2009
    ..There is growing interest in tackling the perceived 'sick note' culture in the UK...
  22. pmc Subgrouping low back pain: a comparison of the STarT Back Tool with the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire
    Jonathan C Hill
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 14:83-9. 2010
    ..The STarT Back Tool (SBT) was recently validated to subgroup LBP patients into early treatment pathways...
  23. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of insomnia: a longitudinal study in a UK population
    Hannah Morphy
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Sleep 30:274-80. 2007
    ..To investigate the incidence, persistence, and consequences of insomnia and their associations with psychological health and pain...
  24. doi request reprint Opioid use among low back pain patients in primary care: Is opioid prescription associated with disability at 6-month follow-up?
    Julie Ashworth
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Pain 154:1038-44. 2013
    ..Further research may help us to understand the mechanisms underlying these findings and inform clinical decisions regarding the usefulness of opioids for back pain...
  25. pmc Clinical course, characteristics and prognostic indicators in patients presenting with back and leg pain in primary care. The ATLAS study protocol
    Kika Konstantinou
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:4. 2012
    ..In addition, nested qualitative studies will provide insights on the clinical consultation and the impact of diagnosis and treatment on patients' symptom management and illness trajectory...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of low back pain on work: a study in primary care consulters
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Eur J Pain 12:180-8. 2008
    ..Economic analysis of LBP has focused on work absence among the employed. There is little research characterising individuals who report reduced duties or who are not in employment because of LBP...
  27. doi request reprint Comparing the STarT back screening tool's subgroup allocation of individual patients with that of independent clinical experts
    Jonathan C Hill
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Clin J Pain 26:783-7. 2010
    ..We evaluated agreement between clinicians and the SBST's allocation to risk subgroups, and explored reasons for differences observed...
  28. pmc The role of relationship quality and perceived partner responses with pain and disability in those with back pain
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Pain Med 13:204-14. 2012
    ..g., solicitous and negative responses) with the outcomes of pain and disability in those with long-term low back pain, and to explore the role of the patient's depressive symptom mood state on those associations...
  29. doi request reprint Thicker paper and larger font increased response and completeness in a postal survey
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Center, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1296-300. 2008
    ..To investigate the effect of font size and paper thickness on the response to, and completion of, a self-completion postal questionnaire among older people with joint pain...
  30. doi request reprint A primary care back pain screening tool: identifying patient subgroups for initial treatment
    Jonathan C Hill
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 59:632-41. 2008
    ..To develop and validate a tool that screens for back pain prognostic indicators relevant to initial decision making in primary care...
  31. pmc A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain across a range of musculoskeletal pain sites
    Sara Muller
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Cherterfield, UK
    Clin J Pain 29:411-6. 2013
    ..To test whether the prognostic definition of chronic pain, which has previously been applied in specific anatomic areas, performed well in a cohort of older adults with a range of musculoskeletal pain sites...
  32. doi request reprint Rates of sickness certification in European primary care: a systematic review
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Eur J Gen Pract 14:99-108. 2008
    ..The management of sickness absence across Europe varies considerably, and there is a need for comparable rates of certification to facilitate appropriate health and economic planning...
  33. pmc Sickness certification for mental health problems: an analysis of a general practice consultation database
    Christian D Mallen
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Prim Health Care Res Dev 12:179-82. 2011
    ..This study aims to use general practice consultation data to determine the rate of sickness certification for common mental health problems...
  34. doi request reprint A prognostic approach to defining chronic pain: application to knee pain in older adults
    Elaine Thomas
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, North Staffordshire, UK
    Pain 139:389-97. 2008
    ..This prognostic approach to defining chronic pain appears to translate well to knee pain. Different cut-points for defining risk groups may be needed for different pain syndromes...
  35. pmc Prognostic factors for musculoskeletal pain in primary care: a systematic review
    Christian D Mallen
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire
    Br J Gen Pract 57:655-61. 2007
    ..Studies of prognostic indicators tend to have been viewed in relation to each site separately, however, an alternative view is that some prognostic indicators may be common across different sites of musculoskeletal pain...
  36. pmc GP consultations for medically unexplained physical symptoms in parents and their children: a systematic review
    Mujahed Shraim
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele
    Br J Gen Pract 63:e318-25. 2013
    ..There is evidence of an association of medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) between parents and children, but it is unclear whether this association is also present for GP consultations...
  37. pmc The role of sleep problems in the development of depression in those with persistent pain: a prospective cohort study
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, UK
    Sleep 36:1693-8. 2013
    ....
  38. pmc The influence of employment social support for risk and prognosis in nonspecific back pain: a systematic review and critical synthesis
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:119-37. 2013
    ..To examine the influence of employment social support type (e.g. co-worker, supervisor, general support) on risk of occurrence of low back pain, and prognosis (e.g. recovery, return to work status) for those who have low back pain...
  39. pmc Agreement of self-reported items and clinically assessed nerve root involvement (or sciatica) in a primary care setting
    Kika Konstantinou
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Eur Spine J 21:2306-15. 2012
    ..We analysed baseline measures from an RCT involving adults with low back pain (LBP) with or without referred leg pain, to identify self-report items that best identified clinically determined nerve root involvement (sciatica)...
  40. pmc What do GPs feel about sickness certification? A systematic search and narrative review
    Gwenllian Wynne-Jones
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, UK
    Scand J Prim Health Care 28:67-75. 2010
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Sciatica: review of epidemiological studies and prevalence estimates
    Kika Konstantinou
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University Staffordshire, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2464-72. 2008
    ..Review of studies on sciatica prevalence and synthesis of available evidence...
  42. ncbi request reprint A minimal clinically important difference was derived for the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire for low back pain
    Kelvin Jordan
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffs ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:45-52. 2006
    ..To compare methods commonly used to derive minimal important differences and recommend a rule for defining patients as clinically improved on the low back pain-specific Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Repeat assessment improves the prediction of prognosis in patients with low back pain in primary care
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Pain 126:10-5. 2006
    ..This increased accuracy in predicting prognosis is relevant to both clinical and research practice...
  44. doi request reprint Low back pain across the life course
    Kate M Dunn
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:591-600. 2013
    ..Such studies could improve our understanding of the development and fluctuations in back pain, and therefore influence treatment approaches. ..
  45. doi request reprint Impact of physical symptoms on perceived health in the community
    Danielle A W M van der Windt
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:265-74. 2008
    ..People with more symptoms are reported to use more healthcare and have higher sickness absenteeism. We studied the impact of the number of symptoms on perceived health in a community sample...
  46. pmc A randomised clinical trial of subgrouping and targeted treatment for low back pain compared with best current care. The STarT Back Trial Study Protocol
    Elaine M Hay
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:58. 2008
    ..We plan to conduct a randomised controlled trial to establish whether subgrouping using a novel tool, combined with targeted treatment, is better than best current care at reducing long-term disability from low back pain...
  47. pmc The influence of informal social support on risk and prognosis in spinal pain: a systematic review
    Paul Campbell
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Keele University, United Kingdom
    Eur J Pain 15:444.e1-14. 2011
    ..Evidence of an effect of social support and prognosis revealed inconsistent findings. The variation in findings may reflect ongoing difficulties surrounding the conceptualisation and measurement of informal social support...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of pain intensity on relationship quality between couples where one has back pain
    Arani Vivekanantham
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Pain Med 15:832-41. 2014
    ....
  49. pmc Genetic influences on variation in female orgasmic function: a twin study
    Kate M Dunn
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Biol Lett 1:260-3. 2005
    ..These results should stimulate further research into the biological and perhaps evolutionary processes governing female sexual function...
  50. doi request reprint Low back pain research--future directions
    Danielle A van der Windt
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:699-708. 2013
    ....
  51. doi request reprint A consensus approach toward the standardization of back pain definitions for use in prevalence studies
    Clermont E Dionne
    Population Health Research Unit, URESP Research Centre of the Laval University Affiliated Hospital, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:95-103. 2008
    ..A modified Delphi study conducted with 28 experts in back pain research from 12 countries...
  52. ncbi request reprint Course and prognosis of back pain in primary care: the epidemiological perspective
    Peter R Croft
    Pain 122:1-3. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Does back pain prevalence really decrease with increasing age? A systematic review
    Clermont E Dionne
    Population Health Research Unit, Research Centre of the Laval University Affiliated Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Age Ageing 35:229-34. 2006
    ..In light of this, it is difficult to understand why the prevalence of back pain would decrease with increasing age...
  54. ncbi request reprint Episodes of low back pain: a proposal for uniform definitions to be used in research
    Henrica C W de Vet
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2409-16. 2002
    ..Literature review and group discussions...
  55. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain syndromes: you can't have one without another
    Peter Croft
    Pain 131:237-8. 2007
  56. ncbi request reprint The Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire
    Kate M Dunn
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:287. 2007
  57. pmc Problems with sexual function: comparison with other studies provides interesting findings
    Kate M Dunn
    BMJ 327:1109; author reply 1110. 2003