F Wolfe

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Publications

  1. ncbi The comparative risk and predictors of adverse gastrointestinal events in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis: a prospective 13 year study of 2131 patients
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center, National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, and the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1668-73. 2000
  2. ncbi A reappraisal of HAQ disability in rheumatoid arthritis
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis Research Center Foundation, and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 43:2751-61. 2000
  3. ncbi The importance of gastrointestinal (GI) symptom severity in rheumatoid and osteoarthritis: symptom rates and risk for GI hospitalization
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1661-7. 2000
  4. ncbi Gastrointestinal symptoms and health related quality of life in patients with arthritis
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1373-8. 2000
  5. ncbi The effect of smoking on clinical, laboratory, and radiographic status in rheumatoid arthritis
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:630-7. 2000
  6. ncbi Silicone filled breast implants and the risk of fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 26:2025-8. 1999
  7. ncbi "Silicone related symptoms" are common in patients with fibromyalgia: no evidence for a new disease
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 26:1172-5. 1999
  8. ncbi Psychosocial factors and the fibromyalgia syndrome
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    Z Rheumatol 57:88-91. 1998
  9. ncbi Preliminary core set of domains and reporting requirements for longitudinal observational studies in rheumatology
    F Wolfe
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    J Rheumatol 26:484-9. 1999
  10. ncbi Critical issues in longitudinal and observational studies: purpose, short versus long term, selection of study instruments, methods, outcomes, and biases
    F Wolfe
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    J Rheumatol 26:469-72. 1999

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Publications36

  1. ncbi The comparative risk and predictors of adverse gastrointestinal events in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis: a prospective 13 year study of 2131 patients
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center, National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, and the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1668-73. 2000
    ..We investigated rates and risk factors for GI events in RA and osteoarthritis (OA) and assessed the additional risks conveyed by having RA...
  2. ncbi A reappraisal of HAQ disability in rheumatoid arthritis
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis Research Center Foundation, and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 43:2751-61. 2000
    ..To investigate the course of self-reported disability in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using the major self-report measure of functional impairment, the Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ)...
  3. ncbi The importance of gastrointestinal (GI) symptom severity in rheumatoid and osteoarthritis: symptom rates and risk for GI hospitalization
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1661-7. 2000
    ....
  4. ncbi Gastrointestinal symptoms and health related quality of life in patients with arthritis
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:1373-8. 2000
    ..To evaluate the relationship between gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms and health related quality of life (QOL) in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  5. ncbi The effect of smoking on clinical, laboratory, and radiographic status in rheumatoid arthritis
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:630-7. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi Silicone filled breast implants and the risk of fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 26:2025-8. 1999
    ..This hypothesis was investigated by comparing 508 patients with FM with 1228 control subjects. We also studied the relationship of SBI to the subsequent development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  7. ncbi "Silicone related symptoms" are common in patients with fibromyalgia: no evidence for a new disease
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 26:1172-5. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi Psychosocial factors and the fibromyalgia syndrome
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    Z Rheumatol 57:88-91. 1998
    ..Links to physical and sexual abuse have been noted as well. Major depression as well as increased rates of depression, anxiety, and somatization are also commonly found in fibromyalgia...
  9. ncbi Preliminary core set of domains and reporting requirements for longitudinal observational studies in rheumatology
    F Wolfe
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    J Rheumatol 26:484-9. 1999
    ..The core set is intended to serve as a core for LOS in almost all rheumatic conditions...
  10. ncbi Critical issues in longitudinal and observational studies: purpose, short versus long term, selection of study instruments, methods, outcomes, and biases
    F Wolfe
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, USA
    J Rheumatol 26:469-72. 1999
    ..Sufficient covariates should be collected so that where possible statistical adjustment for bias can be made...
  11. ncbi The prevalence and meaning of fatigue in rheumatic disease
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research and Clinical Center, Wichita State University, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 23:1407-17. 1996
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  12. ncbi Practical issues in psychosocial measures
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research and Clinical Center, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 24:990-3. 1997
    ..This instrument, which also contains the Health Assessment Questionnaire disability index, a pain diagram, and assessment of global severity, can be completed in 5 minutes by almost all clinic patients...
  13. ncbi Work and disability status of persons with fibromyalgia
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 24:1171-8. 1997
    ..To determine the prevalence and determinants of self-reported work disability in persons with fibromyalgia (FM)...
  14. ncbi Comparative usefulness of C-reactive protein and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 24:1477-85. 1997
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  15. ncbi Which HAQ is best? A comparison of the HAQ, MHAQ and RA-HAQ, a difficult 8 item HAQ (DHAQ), and a rescored 20 item HAQ (HAQ20): analyses in 2,491 rheumatoid arthritis patients following leflunomide initiation
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Disease Arthritis Research Center Foundation, and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:982-9. 2001
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  16. ncbi The longterm outcomes of rheumatoid arthritis: Work disability: a prospective 18 year study of 823 patients
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 25:2108-17. 1998
    ..This 18 year longitudinal study investigates the rate of work disability, its concomitants, and its predictors, using a large series of clinical, laboratory, and self-report measures...
  17. ncbi The C-reactive protein but not erythrocyte sedimentation rate is associated with clinical severity in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 24:1486-8. 1997
    ..In addition, to compare CRP with erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) in their ability to associate with osteoarthritic symptoms and features...
  18. ncbi What use are fibromyalgia control points?
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 25:546-50. 1998
    ..To investigate the relationship between control points and symptom and distress severity in fibromyalgia (FM)...
  19. ncbi Seasonal symptom severity in patients with rheumatic diseases: a study of 1,424 patients
    D J Hawley
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases--Arthritis Research Center Foundation, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:1900-9. 2001
    ..Although patients with FM and Season (+) patients report more severe symptoms, their pattern of reporting and their actual scores do not differ according to season compared to persons without FM or positive seasonality...
  20. ncbi Measuring the epidemiology of distress: the rheumatology distress index
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis Reserach Center Foundation, and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:2000-9. 2000
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  21. ncbi Evaluation and documentation of rheumatoid arthritis disease status in the clinic: which variables best predict change in therapy
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases Arthritis Research Center Foundation, Inc, Wichita, Kansas 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:1712-7. 2001
    ..With the use of quantile charts, the comparative status of RA and the change in RA status can be determined easily...
  22. ncbi The level of inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis is determined early and remains stable over the longterm course of the illness
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Disease Arthritis Research Center Foundation, Wichita, Kansas 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:1817-24. 2001
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  23. ncbi Towards an epidemiology of rheumatoid arthritis outcome with respect to treatment: randomized controlled trials overestimate treatment response and effectiveness
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis Research Center Foundation, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:iv18-iv22. 2005
    ..The consequence of deriving effectiveness estimates from clinical trials is to overestimate the effectiveness and thereby the cost-effectiveness of rheumatoid arthritis treatments...
  24. ncbi Preference for nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs over acetaminophen by rheumatic disease patients: a survey of 1,799 patients with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and fibromyalgia
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita 67214, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 43:378-85. 2000
    ....
  25. doi Longitudinal patterns of analgesic and central acting drug use and associated effectiveness in fibromyalgia
    F Wolfe
    Rheumatology, National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Wichita, Kansas, USA
    Eur J Pain 17:581-6. 2013
    ..We describe the changing pattern of analgesic and new central acting drug (NCAD) use (pregabalin, duloxetine, milnacipran) in fibromyalgia and measure NCAD effectiveness in clinical practice...
  26. ncbi Rates and predictors of herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis Research Center Foundation, 1035 N Emporia, Suite 230 Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:1370-5. 2006
    ..We examined its rate and predictors in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders to determine if HZ was increased in RA and whether treatment contributed to the risk of HZ...
  27. ncbi Rheumatoid arthritis treatment and the risk of severe interstitial lung disease
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis Research Center Foundation, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Scand J Rheumatol 36:172-8. 2007
    ..Reports have suggested that infliximab with or without azathioprine might lead to rapidly progressive or fatal ILD. We used an RA data bank to assess the associations of treatments for RA and severe ILD...
  28. ncbi Radiography of rheumatoid arthritis in the time of increasing drug effectiveness
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center Foundation, 1035 N Emporia, Suite 230, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 3:46-52. 2001
    ..Interpretation of radiograph data in future trials will be aided by utilization of common reading methods and by continuing comparison across differing rheumatoid arthritis protocol populations...
  29. ncbi Use of combination therapy in the routine care of patients with rheumatoid arthritis: physician and patient surveys
    D J Hawley
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Wichita, Kansas 67214, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 17:S78-82. 1999
    ..To describe the utilization of combination therapy in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  30. ncbi A brief introduction to the National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center Foundation, University of Kansas School of Medicine, National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, 1035 N Emporia, Suite 230, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:S168-71. 2005
    ..It has systematic, ongoing quality control programs that assure high quality data. NDB-developed programs result in very efficient analytic capabilities and rapid publication...
  31. ncbi Evaluating severity and status in rheumatoid arthritis
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, Arthritis Research Center Foundation, Inc and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:1453-62. 2001
    ..Further, RCT can be evaluated as to severity status of patients participating, and the generalizability of RCT can be better evaluated...
  32. ncbi Why the HAQ-II can be an effective substitute for the HAQ
    F Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center Foundation, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1035 N Emporia, Suite 230, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:S29-30. 2005
    ..HAQ-II is better correlated with clinical measures than the HAQ and is sensitive to change. The HAQ-II is suitable for use in the clinic and research studies...
  33. ncbi Assessing radiographic status of rheumatoid arthritis: introduction of a short erosion scale
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas, USA
    J Rheumatol 27:2090-9. 2000
    ..We investigated the scoring and scaling properties of radiographs read by the Larsen method, and we developed a shortened scale that can be placed in the perspective of a linear severity continuum...
  34. ncbi Starting a disease modifying antirheumatic drug or a biologic agent in rheumatoid arthritis: standards of practice for RA treatment
    F Wolfe
    National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases Arthritis Research Center Foundation, Inc, Wichita, Kansas 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 28:1704-11. 2001
    ..The standard may at times be in conflict with the goals of insurers, but there is no legitimate medical reason for such limitations...
  35. ncbi ARAMIS today: moving toward internationally distributed databank systems for follow-up studies
    F Wolfe
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita
    Clin Rheumatol 6:93-102. 1987
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  36. pmc Why results of clinical trials and observational studies of antitumour necrosis factor (anti-TNF) therapy differ: methodological and interpretive issues
    F Wolfe
    University of Kansas, School of Medicine, Arthritis Research Center Foundation, 1035 N Emporia, Suite 230, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:ii13-ii17. 2004
    ..Results of randomised clinical trials (RCTs) appear to differ from results of observational studies. This paper explores differences in methodology, interpretation and presentation of results that elucidate these differences...