M M Ward

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Update on the American College of Rheumatology/Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network/Spondylitis Association of America axial spondyloarhtritis treatment guidelines project
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 33:739-40. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Dependence of the minimal clinically important improvement on the baseline value is a consequence of floor and ceiling effects and not different expectations by patients
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:689-96. 2014
  3. pmc A pilot study of yoga as self-care for arthritis in minority communities
    Kimberly R Middleton
    National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Nursing Department, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:55. 2013
  4. pmc Parental educational attainment and sense of control in mid- and late-adulthood
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dev Psychol 49:1407-12. 2013
  5. pmc Regional radiographic damage and functional limitations in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: differences in early and late disease
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1468, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:257-65. 2013
  6. pmc Sense of control and self-reported health in a population-based sample of older Americans: assessment of potential confounding by affect, personality, and social support
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Behav Med 20:140-7. 2013
  7. pmc Sense of control and sociodemographic differences in self-reported health in older adults
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1509-18. 2012
  8. pmc Personalized therapeutics: a potential threat to health equity
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:868-70. 2012
  9. pmc Association of measured physical performance and demographic and health characteristics with self-reported physical function: implications for the interpretation of self-reported limitations
    Grant H Louie
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:84. 2010
  10. pmc The shortened disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand questionnaire (QuickDASH): validity and reliability based on responses within the full-length DASH
    Christina Gummesson
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:44. 2006

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Publications73

  1. ncbi request reprint Update on the American College of Rheumatology/Spondyloarthritis Research and Treatment Network/Spondylitis Association of America axial spondyloarhtritis treatment guidelines project
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20892, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 33:739-40. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Dependence of the minimal clinically important improvement on the baseline value is a consequence of floor and ceiling effects and not different expectations by patients
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:689-96. 2014
    ..We examined if baseline dependency of MCIIs was associated with specific patients across three measures, or was owing to floor and ceiling effects...
  3. pmc A pilot study of yoga as self-care for arthritis in minority communities
    Kimberly R Middleton
    National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Nursing Department, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 11:55. 2013
    ..There are few studies that examine yoga in minority populations; none address arthritis. This paper presents a study protocol examining the feasibility and acceptability of providing yoga to an urban, minority population with arthritis...
  4. pmc Parental educational attainment and sense of control in mid- and late-adulthood
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Dev Psychol 49:1407-12. 2013
    ..These results indicate that childhood experiences continue to be associated with perceived constraints, even in later life, and may not be completely overridden by adult experiences...
  5. pmc Regional radiographic damage and functional limitations in patients with ankylosing spondylitis: differences in early and late disease
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 1468, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:257-65. 2013
    ..We examined whether radiographic damage contributed more to functional limitations in late AS than in early AS, and if the strength of association varied with the anatomic region of damage...
  6. pmc Sense of control and self-reported health in a population-based sample of older Americans: assessment of potential confounding by affect, personality, and social support
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Behav Med 20:140-7. 2013
    ..Sense of control has been linked to improved health outcomes, but it is unclear if this association is independent of other psychosocial factors...
  7. pmc Sense of control and sociodemographic differences in self-reported health in older adults
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Qual Life Res 21:1509-18. 2012
    ..This study tested whether the association between sense of control and self-reported health varied among demographic groups and whether sense of control attenuated sociodemographic differences in self-reported health...
  8. pmc Personalized therapeutics: a potential threat to health equity
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:868-70. 2012
    ..Prospective development of strategies to ensure non- differential access to these therapies may help limit this unintended consequence of medical progress for economically disadvantaged groups...
  9. pmc Association of measured physical performance and demographic and health characteristics with self-reported physical function: implications for the interpretation of self-reported limitations
    Grant H Louie
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:84. 2010
    ..We tested if personal or health characteristics influenced self-reported limitations in three tasks, controlling for measured performance on these tasks...
  10. pmc The shortened disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand questionnaire (QuickDASH): validity and reliability based on responses within the full-length DASH
    Christina Gummesson
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:44. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the performance of the QuickDASH and its cross-sectional and longitudinal validity and reliability...
  11. pmc Psychological correlates of self-reported functional limitation in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Tamar F Brionez
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, University of Texas Houston, 6431 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R182. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of psychological variables in self-reported functional limitation in patients with AS, while controlling for demographic and medical variables...
  12. pmc Validity of clinical associations of biomarkers in translational research studies: the case of systemic autoimmune diseases
    Maria G Tektonidou
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R179. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether translational research studies of potential biomarkers incorporated design features important for valid clinical associations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inter-hospital transfers of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: characteristics, predictors, and outcomes
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1468, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:1578-85. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Defining remission in rheumatoid arthritis based on the Disease Activity Score 28
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 2:124-5. 2006
  15. pmc Outcomes in ankylosing spondylitis: what makes the assessment of treatment effects in ankylosing spondylitis different?
    M M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1468, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:iii25-8. 2006
    ..Research into ways to overcome these challenges in outcome measurement will help identify useful therapies and define the range of outcomes that they influence...
  16. ncbi request reprint Primer: measuring the effects of treatment in clinical trials
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:291-7. 2007
    ..These key elements directly follow from the primary hypothesis tested by the trial. This article reviews the basic features of these four elements, and the influence they have on the interpretation of clinical trials...
  17. pmc Occupational physical activities and long-term functional and radiographic outcomes in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1468, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:822-32. 2008
    ..We sought to identify specific occupational activities associated with functional limitations and radiographic damage in patients with longstanding ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laboratory abnormalities at the onset of treatment of end-stage renal disease: are there racial or socioeconomic disparities in care?
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1083-91. 2007
    ..It is not known whether these differences are attributable to racial/ethnic differences in socioeconomic status (SES)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medical insurance, socioeconomic status, and age of onset of endstage renal disease in patients with lupus nephritis
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:2024-7. 2007
    ..We examined associations between type of medical insurance, socioeconomic status (SES), and age at onset of ESRD in a national, population-based cohort...
  20. pmc Interpreting measurements of physical function in clinical trials
    Michael M Ward
    NIAMS NIH, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1468, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:iii32-4. 2007
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  21. doi request reprint Avoidable hospitalizations in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1468, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:162-8. 2008
    ..Avoidable hospitalizations thus serve as an indicator of poor access to, or underutilization of, medical care. This study examined risk factors for avoidable hospitalizations among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  22. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and the incidence of ESRD
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:563-72. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Impact of ankylosing spondylitis on work and family life: comparisons with the US population
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:497-503. 2008
    ..To examine the impact of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) on work disability, nonparticipation in the labor force, marriage, divorce, and childbearing...
  24. pmc Changes in the incidence of endstage renal disease due to lupus nephritis in the United States, 1996-2004
    Michael M Ward
    NIH NIAMS IRP, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1468, Bethesda, MD 20892 1468, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:63-7. 2009
    ..To determine if the incidence of endstage renal disease (ESRD) due to lupus nephritis has decreased from 1996 to 2004...
  25. pmc Access to care and the incidence of end-stage renal disease due to diabetes
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1032-6. 2009
    ..Because ESRD is a preventable complication of diabetes, the association with SES may be related to limited access to treatment...
  26. pmc Concordance of sibling's recall of measures of childhood socioeconomic position
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:147. 2011
    ..This study examined concordance between siblings of recalled measures of childhood socioeconomic position...
  27. pmc Access to care and the incidence of endstage renal disease due to systemic lupus erythematosus
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, NIAMS NIH, Building 10 CRC, Room 4 1339, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1468, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:1158-63. 2010
    ..We examined if the incidence of ESRD due to SLE was higher in geographic areas with poorer access to care...
  28. pmc Clinical and immunogenetic prognostic factors for radiographic severity in ankylosing spondylitis
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:859-66. 2009
    ..To improve prognostic ability in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), we sought to identify demographic, clinical, and immunogenetic characteristics associated with radiographic severity in a large cohort of patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Short-term prediction of mortality in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: classification of outcomes using random forests
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health US DHHS, Bldg 10 CRC, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:74-80. 2006
    ..To identify demographic and clinical characteristics that classify patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) at risk for in-hospital mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint Decreases in rates of hospitalizations for manifestations of severe rheumatoid arthritis, 1983-2001
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1828, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:1122-31. 2004
    ..To determine whether the rates of hospitalization for 4 manifestations of severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which are used as indicators of long-term health outcomes, have changed from 1983 to 2001...
  31. ncbi request reprint Outcome measurement: health status and quality of life
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis an Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892 1828, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:96-101. 2004
    ..New measures should identify the unique role they occupy in patient assessment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Education level and mortality in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE): evidence of underascertainment of deaths due to SLE in ethnic minorities with low education levels
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:616-24. 2004
    ..To determine if socioeconomic status, as measured by education level, is associated with mortality due to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and to determine if these associations differ among ethnic groups...
  33. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of hospitalizations for myocardial infarctions and cerebrovascular accidents in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA20892 1828
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3170-6. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Patient-centered care and health outcomes
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1828, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:89-90. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Relative sensitivity to change of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate and serum C-reactive protein concentration in rheumatoid arthritis
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:884-95. 2004
    ..To compare the sensitivity to change of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and serum C-reactive protein (CRP) concentration used as measures of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) activity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Participatory patient-physician communication and morbidity in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Michael M Ward
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System and Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:810-8. 2003
    ..To examine associations between active patient-physician communication and measures of morbidity in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Association between physician volume and in-hospital mortality in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1646-54. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine if physician volume is associated with the outcome of hospitalization of patients with SLE...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical epidemiology: diagnostic and prognostic tests
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:104-9. 2003
    ..Interlaboratory variation in detecting autoantibodies remains a concern, as does overuse of tests for antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies...
  39. ncbi request reprint Severity of illness in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus hospitalized at academic medical centers
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1828, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:27-33. 2005
    ..To compare the severity of illness of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) between those hospitalized at academic medical centers and those hospitalized at community hospitals...
  40. pmc Risk factors for functional limitations in patients with long-standing ankylosing spondylitis
    Michael M Ward
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:710-7. 2005
    ..To identify risk factors for functional limitations in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) of at least 20 years' duration...
  41. ncbi request reprint Time perspective predicts the progression of permanent organ damage in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    S Sundaramurthy
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Lupus 12:443-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, time perspective is a significant predictor of future organ damage in SLE. Patients who have a greater orientation to the future are less likely to develop permanent organ damage...
  42. pmc Duration of rheumatoid arthritis influences the degree of functional improvement in clinical trials
    D Aletaha
    Intramural Research Program, NIAMS, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:227-33. 2006
    ..Functional limitation incorporates both activity and damage. Because irreversible damage increases over time, the HAQ may be less likely to show improvement in late than in early rheumatoid arthritis...
  43. pmc Challenges comparing functional limitations in rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis
    G H Louie
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1468, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 27:S83-91. 2009
    ....
  44. pmc Computer aided evaluation of ankylosing spondylitis using high-resolution CT
    Sovira Tan
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 27:1252-67. 2008
    ..The results of our algorithm were validated by comparison with a semi-quantitative evaluation made by a medical expert who visually inspected the CT scans. Correlation between the two evaluations was found to be 0.936 ( p < 10(-18)) ...
  45. pmc Linear measurement of polyps in CT colonography using level sets on 3D surfaces
    Sovira Tan
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, 10 Center Drive MSC 1182, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:3617-20. 2009
    ..A 3D manual measurement was used as the reference standard. A correlation of 0.825 was found between polyp measurements from our new method and the reference standard...
  46. pmc Comparison of the construct validity and sensitivity to change of the visual analog scale and a modified rating scale as measures of patient global assessment in rheumatoid arthritis
    Chili Lati
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases NIAMS, National Institutes of Health NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 1468, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:717-22. 2010
    ..We investigated whether a modified Rating Scale that used marker states and more defined endpoints would provide a more valid measure of PGA...
  47. pmc Changes in the rates of joint surgery among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in California, 1983-2007
    Grant H Louie
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Drive, MSC 1468, Bethesda, MD 20892 1468, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:868-71. 2010
    ..Treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has improved markedly over the past 25 years...
  48. pmc Precision of syndesmophyte volume measurement for ankylosing spondylitis: a phantom study using high resolution CT
    Sovira Tan
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, 10 Center Drive MSC 1182, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:3577-80. 2009
    ..It was scanned 22 times with varying positions and resolutions. The syndesmophyte volumes extracted by our algorithm have an average coefficient of variation of 1.6% per IDS and 0.85% for the total...
  49. pmc Nephritis and the risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    D K Wells
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 28:223-9. 2010
    ..Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI). We examined if nephritis or other clinical manifestations of SLE identified patients at increased risk...
  50. pmc Prevalence of adult systemic lupus erythematosus in California and Pennsylvania in 2000: estimates obtained using hospitalization data
    Eliza F Chakravarty
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 56:2092-4. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Hospitalizations for coronary artery disease among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Christine M Thorburn
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2519-23. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to estimate this burden...
  52. pmc Sex disparities in self-reported physical functioning: true differences, reporting bias, or incomplete adjustment for confounding?
    Grant H Louie
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1117-22. 2010
    ..To determine whether sex disparities in self-reported physical functioning remain after adjusting for potential confounding factors and to assess associations for possible reporting bias...
  53. ncbi request reprint Mortality and causes of death in systemic lupus erythematosus
    J Trager
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 13:345-51. 2001
    ....
  54. pmc Validation of English and Spanish-language versions of a screening questionnaire for rheumatoid arthritis in an underserved community
    Jeffrey Potter
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1545-9. 2008
    ..We sought to validate the RA questions of the Connective Tissue Disease Screening Questionnaire (CSQ) in ethnic minorities in an underserved community, and to test a Spanish-language version...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of physician-diagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus in the United States: results from the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Michael M Ward
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U S Department of Health and Human Services, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 1828, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:713-8. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence of physician-diagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a national population-based sample in the United States...
  56. ncbi request reprint Measuring function in rheumatoid arthritis: Identifying reversible and irreversible components
    Daniel Aletaha
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 54:2784-92. 2006
    ..We aimed to dissect these two components of functional limitation in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by using the disability index of the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) as the measure of function...
  57. pmc Time perspective and socioeconomic status: a link to socioeconomic disparities in health?
    Lori C Guthrie
    National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, United States
    Soc Sci Med 68:2145-51. 2009
    ..In this community sample, future time perspective was associated with current socioeconomic status, and past-fatalistic time perspective was associated with both current and childhood socioeconomic status...
  58. ncbi request reprint Ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in health among patients with rheumatic disease
    Jennifer Odutola
    Intramural Research Program, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:147-52. 2005
    ..To describe recent studies of differences in the occurrence and outcomes of rheumatic diseases and differences in treatment by ethnic group or socioeconomic status...
  59. ncbi request reprint Patient participation in medical consultations: why some patients are more involved than others
    Richard L Street
    Department of Communication, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 4234, and Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Texas, USA
    Med Care 43:960-9. 2005
    ..Because more active patient participation contributes to improved health outcomes and quality of care, it is important to understand factors affecting the way patients communicate with healthcare providers...
  60. pmc Are there gender differences in severity of ankylosing spondylitis? Results from the PSOAS cohort
    Wonuk Lee
    Division of Rheumatology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:633-8. 2007
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  61. ncbi request reprint Hospital experience and mortality in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: which patients benefit most from treatment at highly experienced hospitals?
    Michael M Ward
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, CA 94304, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1198-206. 2002
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Functional disability predicts total costs in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Michael M Ward
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, CA 94304, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:223-31. 2002
    ..To describe the composition and distribution of total costs of ankylosing spondylitis (AS), and to identify predictors of high total costs among patients with AS...
  63. ncbi request reprint Remission and active disease in rheumatoid arthritis: defining criteria for disease activity states
    Daniel Aletaha
    Department of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2625-36. 2005
    ..We aimed to reevaluate or to define such criteria for the Disease Activity Score in 28 joints (DAS28) and the Simplified Disease Activity Index (SDAI)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Predictors of the progression of functional disability in patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Michael M Ward
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, CA 94304, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1420-5. 2002
    ..To identify patient characteristics that predict the short term (5 yr) rate of progression of functional disability in ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Prospects for disease modification in ankylosing spondylitis: do nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs do more than treat symptoms?
    Michael M Ward
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1634-6. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint Estimating rare disease prevalence from administrative hospitalization databases
    Michael M Ward
    Epidemiology 16:270-1. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Rheumatology care, patient expectations, and the limits of time
    Michael M Ward
    Arthritis Rheum 51:307-8. 2004
  68. pmc Association scan of 14,500 nonsynonymous SNPs in four diseases identifies autoimmunity variants
    Paul R Burton
    Genetic Epidemiology Group, Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, Adrian Building, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
    Nat Genet 39:1329-37. 2007
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  69. ncbi request reprint Medication toxicity among patients with ankylosing spondylitis
    Michael M Ward
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California 94034, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 47:234-41. 2002
    ..To determine the role of medication toxicity in the discontinuation of antirheumatic treatment among patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), and to compare the toxicity of different medications...
  70. ncbi request reprint Ceiling effects and the Schober test
    Michael M Ward
    J Rheumatol 30:2732-3. 2003
  71. ncbi request reprint Summary of the 2005 annual research and education meeting of the Spondyloarthritis Research and Therapy Network (SPARTAN)
    Michael M Ward
    J Rheumatol 33:978-82. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Hydroxychloroquine and risk of diabetes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Mary Chester M Wasko
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    JAMA 298:187-93. 2007
    ..Hydroxychloroquine, a commonly used antirheumatic medication, has hypoglycemic effects and may reduce the risk of diabetes mellitus...