Helen E Foster

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal screening examination (pGALS) for school-age children based on the adult GALS screen
    H E Foster
    The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 55:709-16. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Outcome in adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a quality of life study
    Helen E Foster
    Rheumatology, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 48:767-75. 2003
  3. pmc Dental disease in children with chronic illness
    H Foster
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:703-8. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Pediatric regional examination of the musculoskeletal system: a practice- and consensus-based approach
    Helen Foster
    Newcastle University, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1503-10. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Is musculoskeletal history and examination so different in paediatrics?
    Helen E Foster
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Framlington Place, Catherine Cookson Building, NE2 4HH Newcastle, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:241-62. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Autologous haematopoeitic stem cell rescue (AHSCR) for severe rheumatic disease in children: guidance for BSPAR members--executive summary
    H Foster
    School Clinical Medical Science Rheumatology, Medical School, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:1570-1. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Delay in access to appropriate care for children presenting with musculoskeletal symptoms and ultimately diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    H E Foster
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, School Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 57:921-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Delivery of paediatric rheumatology care in the UK--the projected shortfall
    Helen E Foster
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Medical School, Newcastle University, Catherine Cookson Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 30:679-83. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Ensuring that all paediatricians and rheumatologists recognise significant rheumatic diseases
    Helen Foster
    Newcastle University, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 23:625-42. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Doctors likely to encounter children with musculoskeletal complaints have low confidence in their clinical skills
    Sharmila Jandial
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 154:267-71. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal screening examination (pGALS) for school-age children based on the adult GALS screen
    H E Foster
    The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 55:709-16. 2006
    ..To develop and validate a musculoskeletal screening examination applicable to school-age children based on the adult Gait, Arms, Legs, Spine (GALS) screen...
  2. ncbi request reprint Outcome in adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a quality of life study
    Helen E Foster
    Rheumatology, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 48:767-75. 2003
    ..To evaluate quality of life (QOL) in adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), using validated measures of functional disability and generic health status, and to quantify their educational attainment and employment status...
  3. pmc Dental disease in children with chronic illness
    H Foster
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:703-8. 2005
    ..We present preventive measures, evidence based where available, that may improve dental care and promote the role of paediatric dental services in the multidisciplinary management of chronic disease...
  4. doi request reprint Pediatric regional examination of the musculoskeletal system: a practice- and consensus-based approach
    Helen Foster
    Newcastle University, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1503-10. 2011
    ..The aim was to develop a regional MSK examination for school-age children that is age appropriate and reflects clinical practice...
  5. ncbi request reprint Is musculoskeletal history and examination so different in paediatrics?
    Helen E Foster
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Framlington Place, Catherine Cookson Building, NE2 4HH Newcastle, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:241-62. 2006
    ..There is evidence that physician clinical skills in MSK assessment are inadequate, probably as a result of systemic deficiencies in the education process. Current and proposed solutions are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Autologous haematopoeitic stem cell rescue (AHSCR) for severe rheumatic disease in children: guidance for BSPAR members--executive summary
    H Foster
    School Clinical Medical Science Rheumatology, Medical School, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:1570-1. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Delay in access to appropriate care for children presenting with musculoskeletal symptoms and ultimately diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    H E Foster
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, School Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 57:921-7. 2007
    ..To document pathways of care, management, and interval from onset of symptoms to first pediatric rheumatology multidisciplinary team (PRhMDT) assessment for children with incident juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
  8. doi request reprint Delivery of paediatric rheumatology care in the UK--the projected shortfall
    Helen E Foster
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Medical School, Newcastle University, Catherine Cookson Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Clin Rheumatol 30:679-83. 2011
    ..This will result in a shortfall in clinical provision as their replacements in adult rheumatology will not have had appropriate PRh training. This projected shortfall needs to be addressed in future workforce planning...
  9. doi request reprint Ensuring that all paediatricians and rheumatologists recognise significant rheumatic diseases
    Helen Foster
    Newcastle University, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 23:625-42. 2009
    ..However, most generalists are ill equipped to be able to do so, because of current deficiencies in education and training. The aims of this article are as follows:..
  10. doi request reprint Doctors likely to encounter children with musculoskeletal complaints have low confidence in their clinical skills
    Sharmila Jandial
    Musculoskeletal Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 154:267-71. 2009
    ..To assess self-rated confidence in pediatric musculoskeletal (pMSK) clinical assessment in trainees and experienced doctors in primary care and selected secondary care specialties to whom children with MSK problems are likely to present...
  11. doi request reprint Autologous T cell depleted haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children with severe juvenile idiopathic arthritis in the UK (2000-2007)
    Mario Abinun
    Department of Paediatric Immunology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Mol Immunol 47:46-51. 2009
    ..Here we report on the outcome and transplant-related complications...
  12. doi request reprint United Kingdom survey of current management of juvenile localized scleroderma
    Daniel P Hawley
    Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Sheffield Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, Department of Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, Department of Dermatology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, and Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Great North Children s Hospital, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:1849-54. 2014
    ..We aimed to describe how monitoring tools are used and perceived by clinicians in the UK, to ascertain treatments used for JLS and to provide a description of transition arrangements to adult care...
  13. pmc Assessment of musculoskeletal abnormalities in children with mucopolysaccharidoses using pGALS
    Mercedes O Chan
    Paediatric Rheumatology, Institute of Cellular Medicine, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK Division of Paediatric Rheumatology, Department of Paediatrics, BC Children s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, K4 119 Ambulatory Care Building, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver BC V6H 3V4, Canada
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 12:32. 2014
    ..Paediatric Gait, Arms, Legs, and Spine (pGALS), is a simple MSK assessment validated in school-age children to detect abnormal joints. We aimed to identify MSK abnormalities in children with MPS performing pGALS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Old challenges and new directions in pediatric rheumatology
    David A Cabral
    Department of Rheumatology, Division of Pediatrics, B C Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Rheumatol 33:173-84. 2006
    ..Speakers were past and present fellows, local basic science and adult rheumatology colleagues, and pediatric rheumatologists from the Pacific North West...