Ilana N Ackerman
Affiliation: University of Melbourne
- Does pre-operative physiotherapy improve outcomes from lower limb joint replacement surgery? A systematic reviewIlana N Ackerman
School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, 3010, Australia
Aust J Physiother 50:25-30. 2004..This systematic review shows that pre-operative physiotherapy programmes are not effective in improving outcome after total knee replacement but their effect on outcome from total hip replacement cannot be adequately determined...
- Evaluating quality of life in hip and knee replacement: Psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Quality of Life short version instrumentIlana N Ackerman
University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Arthritis Rheum 55:583-90. 2006..To evaluate the psychometric properties of the World Health Organization Quality of Life short version instrument (WHOQOL-BREF), and to determine its responsiveness in assessing early outcome after total hip or knee replacement surgery...
- Can a disease-specific education program augment self-management skills and improve Health-Related Quality of Life in people with hip or knee osteoarthritis?Richard H Osborne
Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:90. 2006..Additionally, limited cost-effectiveness analyses have been undertaken and the cost-utility of the program has not been explored...
- Using WOMAC Index scores and personal characteristics to estimate Assessment of Quality of Life utility scores in people with hip and knee joint diseaseIlana N Ackerman
Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, The University of Melbourne and Melbourne Health, Parkville, Vic, 3050, Australia
Qual Life Res 23:2365-74. 2014....
- Chronic disease management: a review of current performance across quality of care domains and opportunities for improving osteoarthritis careCaroline A Brand
Melbourne EpiCentre, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
Rheum Dis Clin North Am 39:123-43. 2013..Innovative models designed to meet patient needs and those that harness social networks must be developed, especially to support those with mild to moderate disease...
- Factors limiting participation in arthritis self-management programmes: an exploration of barriers and patient preferences within a randomized controlled trialIlana N Ackerman
Melbourne EpiCentre, Department of Medicine Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:472-9. 2013..To improve understanding of barriers to participation in community-based arthritis self-management programmes and patient preferences for self-management education...
- Severely compromised quality of life in women and those of lower socioeconomic status waiting for joint replacement surgeryIlana N Ackerman
Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Arthritis Rheum 53:653-8. 2005..To determine health-related quality of life (HRQOL), psychological distress, physical function, and self efficacy in persons waiting for lower-limb joint replacement surgery...
- Integrating data to facilitate clinical research: a case studyIlana N Ackerman
Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne and Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Inform Prim Care 13:263-70. 2005..This case study describes the development and design of a simple system which could be easily adapted for database management in hospital or clinic-based settings according to local requirements...