J F Fries

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Compression of morbidity 1980-2011: a focused review of paradigms and progress
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:261702. 2011
  2. pmc The theory and practice of active aging
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res 2012:420637. 2012
  3. pmc Improved responsiveness and reduced sample size requirements of PROMIS physical function scales with item response theory
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 04304, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R147. 2011
  4. pmc The Stanford Health Assessment Questionnaire: dimensions and practical applications
    Bonnie Bruce
    School of Medicine, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology Stanford University, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:20. 2003
  5. pmc Aerobic exercise and its impact on musculoskeletal pain in older adults: a 14 year prospective, longitudinal study
    Bonnie Bruce
    Department of Immunology Rheumatology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:R1263-70. 2005
  6. pmc Better assessment of physical function: item improvement is neglected but essential
    Bonnie Bruce
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R191. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Robine and Michel's "Looking forward to a general theory on population aging": commentary
    James F Fries
    1000 Welch Rd, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M603-5; author reply M616-20. 2004
  8. pmc More relevant, precise, and efficient items for assessment of physical function and disability: moving beyond the classic instruments
    J F Fries
    Stanford University, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:iii16-21. 2006
  9. pmc Equipoise, design bias, and randomized controlled trials: the elusive ethics of new drug development
    James F Fries
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:R250-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint What constitutes progress in assessing patient outcomes?
    James F Fries
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:779-80. 2009

Research Grants

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Publications63

  1. pmc Compression of morbidity 1980-2011: a focused review of paradigms and progress
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    J Aging Res 2011:261702. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc The theory and practice of active aging
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res 2012:420637. 2012
    ..3 years compared to controls. Postponement of disability is more than double that of mortality in both studies. These differences increase over time, occur in all subgroups, and persist after statistical adjustment...
  3. pmc Improved responsiveness and reduced sample size requirements of PROMIS physical function scales with item response theory
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 04304, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R147. 2011
    ..We compared the ability to detect change in physical function using original (Legacy) instruments with Item-Improved and PROMIS IRT-based instruments...
  4. pmc The Stanford Health Assessment Questionnaire: dimensions and practical applications
    Bonnie Bruce
    School of Medicine, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology Stanford University, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:20. 2003
    ..In this article, information regarding the HAQ's development, content, dissemination and reference sources for its uses, translations, and validations are provided...
  5. pmc Aerobic exercise and its impact on musculoskeletal pain in older adults: a 14 year prospective, longitudinal study
    Bonnie Bruce
    Department of Immunology Rheumatology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 7:R1263-70. 2005
    ....
  6. pmc Better assessment of physical function: item improvement is neglected but essential
    Bonnie Bruce
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 11:R191. 2009
    ..We present the qualitative and quantitative item-evaluation process for developing the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Physical Function item bank...
  7. ncbi request reprint Robine and Michel's "Looking forward to a general theory on population aging": commentary
    James F Fries
    1000 Welch Rd, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M603-5; author reply M616-20. 2004
  8. pmc More relevant, precise, and efficient items for assessment of physical function and disability: moving beyond the classic instruments
    J F Fries
    Stanford University, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 65:iii16-21. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Equipoise, design bias, and randomized controlled trials: the elusive ethics of new drug development
    James F Fries
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:R250-5. 2004
    ..We propose a principle of 'positive expected outcomes', which informs the assessment that a trial is ethical, together with a restatement of the priority of personal autonomy...
  10. ncbi request reprint What constitutes progress in assessing patient outcomes?
    James F Fries
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:779-80. 2009
    ..Another limitation is the degree of measurement error, the signal-to-noise ratio. These two issues drive down the statistical power of clinical trials and increase their expense...
  11. ncbi request reprint Successful aging--an emerging paradigm of gerontology
    James F Fries
    Stanford University, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 18:371-82. 2002
    ..Finally, randomized controlled trials of healthy aging interventions prove our ability to successfully intervene in this most important of all contemporary health problems: the health of seniors [28]...
  12. pmc The PROMIS of better outcome assessment: responsiveness, floor and ceiling effects, and Internet administration
    James Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Rheumatol 38:1759-64. 2011
    ..We present data on current progress in 3 crucial areas: floor and ceiling effects, responsiveness to change, and interactive computer-based administration over the Internet...
  13. ncbi request reprint The rise and decline of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug-associated gastropathy in rheumatoid arthritis
    James F Fries
    Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 50:2433-40. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to examine whether recent preventive approaches have been associated with a declining incidence of NSAID gastropathy, and, if so, what measures may have caused the decline...
  14. doi request reprint Progress in assessing physical function in arthritis: PROMIS short forms and computerized adaptive testing
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Rheumatol 36:2061-6. 2009
    ..IRT-based instruments can improve measurement precision substantially over a wider range of disease severity. These modern methods were applied and the magnitude of improvement was estimated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Frailty, heart disease, and stroke: the Compression of Morbidity paradigm
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:164-8. 2005
    ..Effective interventions to prevent or postpone heart disease and stroke will decrease lifetime morbidity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Postponed development of disability in elderly runners: a 13-year longitudinal study
    Benjamin W E Wang
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2285-94. 2002
    ..We sought to quantify the benefits of aerobic exercise, including running, on disability and mortality in elderly persons and to examine whether morbidity can be compressed into later years of life by regular exercise...
  17. ncbi request reprint Aging, cumulative disability, and the compression of morbidity
    J F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Compr Ther 27:322-9. 2001
    ..This article describes the model, reviews data suggesting morbidity compression over time, establishes associations between health risks and subsequent disability, and describes risk reduction interventions...
  18. ncbi request reprint The promise of PROMIS: using item response theory to improve assessment of patient-reported outcomes
    J F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:S53-7. 2005
    ..PROMIS tools, expected to improve precision and enable assessment at the individual patient level which should broaden the appeal of PROs, will begin to be available to the general medical community in 2008...
  19. ncbi request reprint Measuring and monitoring success in compressing morbidity
    James F Fries
    Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:455-9. 2003
    ..Health policy initiatives now being undertaken have promise of increasing and consolidating health gains for the elderly...
  20. ncbi request reprint The Arthritis, Rheumatism and Aging Medical Information System (ARAMIS): still young at 30 years
    B Bruce
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 1000 Welch Rd, Suite 203, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:S163-7. 2005
    ....
  21. pmc Reduced disability and mortality among aging runners: a 21-year longitudinal study
    Eliza F Chakravarty
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1638-46. 2008
    ..Exercise has been shown to improve many health outcomes and well-being of people of all ages. Long-term studies in older adults are needed to confirm disability and survival benefits of exercise...
  22. pmc Proteomic analysis of secreted proteins in early rheumatoid arthritis: anti-citrulline autoreactivity is associated with up regulation of proinflammatory cytokines
    Wolfgang Hueber
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Palo Alto VA Health Care System, MC 154R, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:712-9. 2007
    ..To identify peripheral blood autoantibody and cytokine profiles that characterise clinically relevant subgroups of patients with early rheumatoid arthritis using arthritis antigen microarrays and a multiplex cytokine assay...
  23. pmc Regular vigorous physical activity and disability development in healthy overweight and normal-weight seniors: a 13-year study
    Bonnie Bruce
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University 1000 Welch Rd, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1294-9. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship of regular exercise and body weight to disability among healthy seniors...
  24. pmc Long distance running and knee osteoarthritis. A prospective study
    Eliza F Chakravarty
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:133-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to determine if differences in the progression of knee OA in middle- to older-aged runners exist when compared with healthy nonrunners over nearly 2 decades of serial radiographic observation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Health status disparities in ethnic minority patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study
    Bonnie Bruce
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:1475-9. 2007
    ..To examine disparities in disability, pain, and global health between Caucasian (n = 4294) and African American (n = 283) and Caucasian and Hispanic (n = 153) patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Antigen microarray profiling of autoantibodies in rheumatoid arthritis
    Wolfgang Hueber
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2645-55. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Reduction in long-term functional disability in rheumatoid arthritis from 1977 to 1998:a longitudinal study of 3035 patients
    Eswar Krishnan
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94304, USA
    Am J Med 115:371-6. 2003
    ..We therefore assessed trends in disability over time in a large cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle habits and compression of morbidity
    Helen B Hubert
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94304, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M347-51. 2002
    ..This study was designed to test the compression of morbidity hypothesis, proposing that healthy lifestyles can reduce and compress disability into a shorter period toward the end of life...
  29. ncbi request reprint The Stanford Health Assessment Questionnaire: a review of its history, issues, progress, and documentation
    Bonnie Bruce
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:167-78. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Rates of serious gastrointestinal events from low dose use of acetylsalicylic acid, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen in patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
    James F Fries
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Rheumatol 30:2226-33. 2003
    ..We examined the prevalence of serious GI events in patients taking aspirin (ASA), acetaminophen (APAP), or ibuprofen (IBU), focusing on low or intermittent use...
  31. ncbi request reprint Attrition bias in rheumatoid arthritis databanks: a case study of 6346 patients in 11 databanks and 65,649 administrations of the Health Assessment Questionnaire
    Eswar Krishnan
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Rheumatol 31:1320-6. 2004
    ..Patient dropout (attrition) can bias and threaten validity of databank-based studies. Although there are several databanks of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in operation, this phenomenon has not been well studied...
  32. ncbi request reprint Long-term randomized controlled trials of tailored-print and small-group arthritis self-management interventions
    Kate R Lorig
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Med Care 42:346-54. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to test the effectiveness of a mail-delivered, tailored self-management intervention (SMART) and to compare it with the classic Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP)...
  33. ncbi request reprint The Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ)
    B Bruce
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, School of Medicine, Stanford University, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:S14-8. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Improving patient reported outcomes using item response theory and computerized adaptive testing
    Eliza F Chakravarty
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:1426-31. 2007
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1 genotype associations in 793 white patients from a rheumatoid arthritis inception cohort: frequency, severity, and treatment bias
    James F Fries
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:2320-9. 2002
    ..The present study was undertaken to study these issues in a large cohort of patients with RA...
  36. ncbi request reprint The methotrexate therapeutic response in rheumatoid arthritis
    Monica Ortendahl
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:2084-91. 2002
    ..We examined the properties of the pure MTX "therapeutic segment," that period that begins with start of MTX and terminates when MTX is discontinued or another DMARD is added, by observational study...
  37. ncbi request reprint Compression of morbidity in the elderly
    J F Fries
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5755, USA
    Vaccine 18:1584-9. 2000
    ..Enhancement of immune function in this setting raises medical, ethical, and social issues which are sometimes in conflict...
  38. ncbi request reprint Time-related issues with application to health gains and losses
    Monica Ortendahl
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:843-8. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Associations of changes in exercise level with subsequent disability among seniors: a 16-year longitudinal study
    David R Berk
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5755, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:97-102. 2006
    ..The effect of changes in physical exercise on progression of musculoskeletal disability in seniors has rarely been studied...
  40. ncbi request reprint Discounting and risk characteristics in clinical decision-making
    Monica Ortendahl
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:RA41-5. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint A low tension between individual and societal time aspects in health improved outcomes
    Monica Ortendahl
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, 1000 Welch Road, Suite 203, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1222-7. 2006
    ..To review intertemporal choices, involving decisions with a trade-off between something now and something later. These choices are common in health both at an individual and societal level...
  42. pmc Measuring effectiveness of drugs in observational databanks: promises and perils
    Eswar Krishnan
    Division of Immunology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:41-4. 2004
    ..An international metaRegister and a formal mechanism for standardizing and sharing drug data could help improve the utility of databanks. Medical journals have a vital role in enforcing a quality checklist that improves reporting...
  43. ncbi request reprint Science as experiment; science as observation
    Eliza F Chakravarty
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, CA 94304, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 2:286-7. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Framing health messages based on anomalies in time preference
    Monica Ortendahl
    Division of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 11:RA253-6. 2005
    ..Framing health messages as losses rather than gains, or as involving a series of outcomes rather than individual outcomes, might similarly lower the implicit discount rate used...
  45. pmc Aging, natural death, and the compression of morbidity. 1980
    James F Fries
    Bull World Health Organ 80:245-50. 2002
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi request reprint Primary knee and hip arthroplasty among nonagenarians and centenarians in the United States
    Eswar Krishnan
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1038-42. 2007
    ..This report focuses on the poorly studied epidemiology and mortality outcomes of arthroplasty among these individuals...
  48. doi request reprint Comparison of the health assessment questionnaire disability index and the short form 36 physical functioning subscale using Rasch analysis: comment on the article by Taylor and McPherson
    James F Fries
    Arthritis Rheum 59:598-9; author reply 599. 2008
  49. ncbi request reprint Methotrexate, hydroxychloroquine, and intramuscular gold in rheumatoid arthritis: relative area under the curve effectiveness and sequence effects
    Stacey Hurst
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 4283, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1639-45. 2002
    ..We computed estimates of relative DMARD effectiveness from a large observational database using area under the curve (AUC) data...
  50. ncbi request reprint Reducing disability in older age
    James F Fries
    JAMA 288:3164-6. 2002
  51. ncbi request reprint Frailty and education in the Hispanic Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, University of California, Davis Medical Center, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:112-27. 2002
    ..Similar, but somewhat weaker, correlations were discovered after a measure of self-efficacy was accounted for...
  52. ncbi request reprint The irreversible component of the disability index of the health assessment questionnaire: comment on the article by Aletaha et al
    James F Fries
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1368-9; author reply 1369-70. 2007
  53. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk profile earlier in life and Medicare costs in the last year of life
    Martha L Daviglus
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwesten University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1028-34. 2005
    ..However, it is unknown whether cardiovascular risk profile earlier in life influences health care costs in the last year of life. This study addresses this question...
  54. pmc Percentile benchmarks in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Health Assessment Questionnaire as a quality indicator (QI)
    Eswar Krishnan
    Clinical Research Center of Reading, West Reading, PA, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 6:R505-13. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Midlife body mass index and hospitalization and mortality in older age
    Lijing L Yan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    JAMA 295:190-8. 2006
    ....
  56. pmc The compression of morbidity. 1983
    James F Fries
    Milbank Q 83:801-23. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis: radiographic progression is getting milder
    Eswar Krishnan
    J Rheumatol 32:195; author reply 195. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint New instruments for assessing disability: not quite ready for prime time
    James F Fries
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3064-7. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint Standardized assessment of adverse events in rheumatology clinical trials: summary of the OMERACT 7 drug safety module update
    Marissa N D Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, University of New South Wales, St George Hospital, Belgrave Street, Kogarah, Sydney, 2127 NSW, Australia
    J Rheumatol 32:2037-41. 2005
    ..Most found the patient checklist attractive, particularly if the patient instrument was shown to be reliable and valid. Finally, a future research agenda was discussed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Challenges and progress in adverse event ascertainment and reporting in clinical trials
    Marissa N D Lassere
    Department of Rheumatology, University of New South Wales, St George Hospital, Belgrave Street, Kogarah, Sydney, 2127 NSW, Australia
    J Rheumatol 32:2030-2. 2005
    ..This article presents background on the process of developing a dual adverse event instrument, which was presented and critically discussed in detail at OMERACT 7...
  61. ncbi request reprint Patient self-management in arthritis? Yes!
    James F Fries
    J Rheumatol 30:1130-2. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Rate of death due to leukemia/lymphoma in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Frederick Wolfe
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2694-5. 2003
  63. pmc The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS): progress of an NIH Roadmap cooperative group during its first two years
    David Cella
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Med Care 45:S3-S11. 2007
    ..In this article, we will summarize the organization and scientific activity of the PROMIS network during its first 2 years...

Research Grants9

  1. EXERCISE, DISABILITY, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COSTS
    James Fries; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..They further state that the overall project objective is to understand how improvements in exercise and other risk factor status may retard functional decline and reduce the need for medical care. ..
  2. EXERCISE, DISABILITY, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COSTS
    James Fries; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..They further state that the overall project objective is to understand how improvements in exercise and other risk factor status may retard functional decline and reduce the need for medical care. ..
  3. EXERCISE, DISABILITY, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COSTS
    James Fries; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..They further state that the overall project objective is to understand how improvements in exercise and other risk factor status may retard functional decline and reduce the need for medical care. ..
  4. EXERCISE, DISABILITY, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COSTS
    James Fries; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They further state that the overall project objective is to understand how improvements in exercise and other risk factor status may retard functional decline and reduce the need for medical care. ..
  5. EXERCISE, DISABILITY, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COSTS
    James Fries; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..They further state that the overall project objective is to understand how improvements in exercise and other risk factor status may retard functional decline and reduce the need for medical care. ..
  6. Improved Outcomes in Arthritis:Aramis 2006
    James Fries; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In sum, this Program Project has the potential for substantially improving treatment and long term outcomes in millions of patients with RA and OA. ..
  7. EXERCISE, DISABILITY, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COSTS
    James Fries; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..They further state that the overall project objective is to understand how improvements in exercise and other risk factor status may retard functional decline and reduce the need for medical care. ..
  8. Improved Outcomes Assessment in Arthritis and Aging(RMI)
    James Fries; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Key Words: Rheumatic, Musculoskeletal, Aging, Health Outcomes, Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT), Item Response Theory (IRT). ..