Peter Tugwell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Usability testing of ANSWER: a web-based methotrexate decision aid for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Linda C Li
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:131. 2013
  2. pmc Reduction of inequalities in health: assessing evidence-based tools
    Peter Tugwell
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 5:11. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Finding information about the burden of disease
    Peter Tugwell
    Centre for Global Health, Institute for Population Health, University of Ottawa, One Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:887-92. 2006
  4. pmc A 64 year old woman with knee pain: case outcome
    Peter Tugwell
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 202 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Canada K1N 6N5
    BMJ 329:38; discussion 40. 2004
  5. pmc Household cost-benefit equations and sustainable universal childhood immunisation: a randomised cluster controlled trial in south Pakistan [ISRCTN12421731]
    Neil Andersson
    Centro de Investigación de Enfermedades Tropicales CIET, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Acapulco, Mexico
    BMC Public Health 5:72. 2005
  6. pmc Development of AMSTAR: a measurement tool to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews
    Beverley J Shea
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:10. 2007
  7. pmc Improving healthcare consumer effectiveness: an Animated, Self-serve, Web-based Research Tool (ANSWER) for people with early rheumatoid arthritis
    Linda C Li
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:40. 2009
  8. pmc The implementation of a community-based aerobic walking program for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis: a knowledge translation randomized controlled trial: part II: clinical outcomes
    Lucie Brosseau
    Public Health, specialization in Epidemiology, University Research Chair, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:1073. 2012
  9. pmc Delivery of primary health care to persons who are socio-economically disadvantaged: does the organizational delivery model matter?
    Simone Dahrouge
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:517. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on therapeutic massage for low back pain
    Lucie Brosseau
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 16:424-55. 2012

Detail Information

Publications118 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Usability testing of ANSWER: a web-based methotrexate decision aid for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Linda C Li
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 13:131. 2013
    ..This study aimed to: 1) assess the usability of the ANSWER prototype; 2) identify strengths and limitations of the ANSWER from the patient's perspective...
  2. pmc Reduction of inequalities in health: assessing evidence-based tools
    Peter Tugwell
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 5:11. 2006
    ..This paper describes a new program that focuses upon evidence- based tools, which are useful for policy initiatives that reduce inequities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Finding information about the burden of disease
    Peter Tugwell
    Centre for Global Health, Institute for Population Health, University of Ottawa, One Stewart Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:887-92. 2006
  4. pmc A 64 year old woman with knee pain: case outcome
    Peter Tugwell
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 202 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, Canada K1N 6N5
    BMJ 329:38; discussion 40. 2004
  5. pmc Household cost-benefit equations and sustainable universal childhood immunisation: a randomised cluster controlled trial in south Pakistan [ISRCTN12421731]
    Neil Andersson
    Centro de Investigación de Enfermedades Tropicales CIET, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Acapulco, Mexico
    BMC Public Health 5:72. 2005
    ..In the case of Lasbela district in the south of Pakistan, only one in every ten children is immunised despite free immunisation offers by government health services...
  6. pmc Development of AMSTAR: a measurement tool to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews
    Beverley J Shea
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:10. 2007
    ..Our objective was to develop an instrument to assess the methodological quality of systematic reviews, building upon previous tools, empirical evidence and expert consensus...
  7. pmc Improving healthcare consumer effectiveness: an Animated, Self-serve, Web-based Research Tool (ANSWER) for people with early rheumatoid arthritis
    Linda C Li
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 9:40. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc The implementation of a community-based aerobic walking program for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis: a knowledge translation randomized controlled trial: part II: clinical outcomes
    Lucie Brosseau
    Public Health, specialization in Epidemiology, University Research Chair, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:1073. 2012
    ..There is therefore a need to improve knowledge translation in order to influence individuals to adopt effective self-management interventions, such as an adapted walking program...
  9. pmc Delivery of primary health care to persons who are socio-economically disadvantaged: does the organizational delivery model matter?
    Simone Dahrouge
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:517. 2013
    ..We evaluated the delivery of primary health services for different socio-economic groups and assessed the performance of different organizational models in terms of equality of health care delivery in Ontario, Canada...
  10. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on therapeutic massage for low back pain
    Lucie Brosseau
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 16:424-55. 2012
    ..To update evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (EBCPG) on massage therapy compared to control or other treatment for adults (>18 years) suffering from acute, sub-acute and chronic low back pain (LBP)...
  11. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for strengthening exercises in the management of fibromyalgia: part 2
    Lucie Brosseau
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 88:873-86. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to create guidelines for the use of strengthening exercises in the management of adult patients (>18 years of age) with fibromyalgia (FM), as defined by the 1990 American College of Rheumatology criteria...
  12. pmc The implementation of a community-based aerobic walking program for mild to moderate knee osteoarthritis (OA): a knowledge translation (KT) randomized controlled trial (RCT): Part I: The Uptake of the Ottawa Panel clinical practice guidelines (CPGs)
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:871. 2012
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  13. ncbi request reprint Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a systematic review
    Amole Khadilkar
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2657-66. 2005
    ..Systematic review...
  14. ncbi request reprint MCID/Low Disease Activity State Workshop: summary, recommendations, and research agenda
    George Wells
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 30:1115-8. 2003
    ..This article presents an overview of that workshop, including results of the voting, a summary of associated discussions, recommendations, and a proposed research agenda...
  15. doi request reprint Validation of a self-administered inflammatory arthritis detection tool for rheumatology triage
    Ruben Tavares
    McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 40:417-24. 2013
    ..In our study, a scoring algorithm for a self-administered IA detection tool was developed and validated for the rheumatology triage clinical setting...
  16. doi request reprint Prevention and self-management interventions are top priorities for osteoarthritis systematic reviews
    Alejandra Jaramillo
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:503-510.e4. 2013
    ..To identify high-priority research questions for osteoarthritis systematic reviews with consideration of health equity and the social determinants of health (SDH)...
  17. pmc Does consideration and assessment of effects on health equity affect the conclusions of systematic reviews? A methodology study
    Vivian Welch
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e31360. 2012
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  18. pmc Systematic reviews and knowledge translation
    Peter Tugwell
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Bull World Health Organ 84:643-51. 2006
    ..We also encourage policy-makers and health-care managers to use this framework when deciding how effective interventions can be implemented in their own settings...
  19. ncbi request reprint Determining the minimal clinically important differences in activity, fatigue, and sleep quality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    George Wells
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 34:280-9. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Understanding and overcoming the barriers of implementing patient decision aids in clinical practice
    Siobhan O'Donnell
    Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:174-81. 2006
    ..This report is based on our interpretation of the literature and our collective experience in implementing ptDAs within trials and other contexts...
  21. doi request reprint Applying an equity lens to interventions: using PROGRESS ensures consideration of socially stratifying factors to illuminate inequities in health
    Jennifer O'Neill
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 67:56-64. 2014
    ..We explored the value of PROGRESS as an equity lens to assess effects of interventions on health equity...
  22. pmc Reliability and validity of a new survey to assess global health competencies of health professionals
    Mirella Veras
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Glob J Health Sci 5:13-27. 2012
    ..This study aims to assess the validity and reliability of a global health competency survey for different health disciplines...
  23. pmc Systematic reviews need to consider applicability to disadvantaged populations: inter-rater agreement for a health equity plausibility algorithm
    Vivian Welch
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:187. 2012
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Investigation into the impact of abatacept on sleep quality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and the validity of the MOS-Sleep questionnaire Sleep Disturbance Scale
    George Wells
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, 40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4W7, Canada
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1768-73. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of abatacept on sleep quality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and the validity of the sleep disturbance scale of the Medical Outcomes Study Sleep Questionnaire (MOS-Sleep)...
  25. doi request reprint Is health equity considered in systematic reviews of the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group?
    Peter Tugwell
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1603-10. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Research methodology in rheumatology
    Vivian Robinson
    Centre for Global Health, Institute for Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Room 312, Ottawa, Ontario
    Acta Orthop Scand Suppl 73:8-14. 2002
  27. pmc A survey of the decision-making needs of Canadians faced with complex health decisions
    Annette M O'Connor
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Health Expect 6:97-109. 2003
    ....
  28. doi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Therapeutic ultrasound for treating patellofemoral pain syndrome
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
    ..Therapeutic ultrasound is one of several rehabilitation interventions suggested for the management of pain due to patellofemoral knee pain syndrome...
  29. pmc Consumer-driven health care: building partnerships in research
    Beverley Shea
    CIET, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Health Expect 8:352-9. 2005
    ..The continuing development of a diversified team of consumer participants enables the CMSG to produce and promote access to high quality relevant systematic reviews and summaries of those reviews to the consumer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Creating and testing the concept of an academic NGO for enhancing health equity: a new mode of knowledge production?
    Vivian Robinson
    University of Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 20:53. 2007
    ..Collaborative action is required to address persistent and systematic health inequities which exist for most diseases in most countries of the world...
  31. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial on low level laser therapy (LLLT) in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Lasers Surg Med 36:210-9. 2005
    ..Low level laser therapy (LLLT) offers promising symptomatic relief of osteoarthritic (OA) pain. We examined efficacy of active LLLT versus sham LLLT on finger joints and three superficial nerves...
  32. doi request reprint Folic acid and folinic acid for reducing side effects in patients receiving methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis
    Beverley Shea
    From the Bruyère Research Institute BRI Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada Epidemiological Research Center, National Academy of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina Rheumatology Division, Department of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group, Ottawa Institute for Work and Health, Toronto Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program Institute of Population Health and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada B Shea, PhD, MSc, RN, BRI, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa M V Swinden, MBBS E Tanjong Ghogomu, MD, MSc, Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa Z Ortiz, MD, MSc, Epidemiological Research Center, National Academy of Medicine W Katchamart, MD, Granada
    J Rheumatol 41:1049-60. 2014
    ....
  33. doi request reprint The effect of walking on cardiorespiratory fitness in adults with knee osteoarthritis
    Joanie Larose
    a School of Human Kinetics, Human and Environmental Physiology Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, 125 University, Montpetit Hall, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:886-91. 2013
    ..This response was comparable in supervised walkers with and without a behavioral intervention and in unsupervised self-directed walkers. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Investigating the decision-making needs of HIV-positive women in Africa using the Ottawa Decision-Support Framework: Knowledge gaps and opportunities for intervention
    Marion Doull
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 63:279-91. 2006
    ..To examine HIV-positive women's decision making in the context of pregnancy and HIV/AIDS and to explore interventions that may enhance and develop women's decision-making capacity in the sub-Saharan African context...
  35. pmc Extending the PRISMA statement to equity-focused systematic reviews (PRISMA-E 2012): explanation and elaboration
    Vivian Welch
    Bruyère Research Institute, 43 Bruyere St, Annex E, Room 304, Ottawa, K1N 5C8, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Equity Health 14:92. 2015
    ..We developed an equity extension for PRISMA (PRISMA-E 2012) to help systematic reviewers identify, extract, and synthesise evidence on equity in systematic reviews...
  36. doi request reprint Deep transverse friction massage for treating lateral elbow or lateral knee tendinitis
    Laurianne M Loew
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 11:CD003528. 2014
    ..Future trials, utilizing specific methods and adequate sample sizes, are needed before conclusions can be drawn regarding the specific effects of deep transverse friction massage on lateral elbow tendinitis...
  37. pmc Management of Chronic Pain: Improving shared decision making in osteoarthritis
    Dawn Stacey
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    BMJ 336:954-5. 2008
  38. doi request reprint Ottawa panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for aerobic walking programs in the management of osteoarthritis
    Laurianne Loew
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:1269-85. 2012
    ..To update the Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (EBCPGs) on aerobic walking programs for the management of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee...
  39. ncbi request reprint Canada urgently needs a national network of libraries to access evidence
    Jessie McGowan
    Institute of Population Health, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
    Healthc Q 9:72-4, 4. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of continuous passive motion following total knee arthroplasty: a metaanalysis
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 31:2251-64. 2004
    ..The objective of this metaanalysis is to examine the effectiveness of continuous passive motion (CPM) following total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
  41. doi request reprint Extending the PRISMA statement to equity-focused systematic reviews (PRISMA-E 2012): explanation and elaboration
    Vivian Welch
    Bruyère Research Institute, University of Ottawa, 43 Bruyere Street, Annex E, Room 304, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5C8, Canada Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 70:68-89. 2016
    ..We developed an equity extension for PRISMA (PRISMA-E 2012) to help systematic reviewers identify, extract, and synthesize evidence on equity in systematic reviews...
  42. doi request reprint TNF-alpha inhibitors for ankylosing spondylitis
    Lara J Maxwell
    Centre for Practice Changing Research CPCR, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute OHRI, The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, 501 Smyth Road, Box 711, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1H 8L6
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD005468. 2015
    ..TNF (tumor necrosis factor)-alpha inhibitors block a key protein in the inflammatory chain reaction responsible for joint inflammation, pain, and damage in ankylosing spondylitis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Development and Alpha-testing of a Stepped Decision Aid for Patients Considering Nonsurgical Options for Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis Management
    Karine Toupin April
    From the Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute these departments of the University of Ottawa Department of Pediatrics, Institute of Population Health, Centre for Global Health, School of Nursing, Bruyère Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group and the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto Women s College Hospital, and Women s College Research Institute, Toronto Division of Rheumatology and The Arthritis Program, Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada K Toupin April, PhD, Associate Scientist, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa T Rader, MLIS, Institute of Population Health, Trials Search Coordinator and Knowledge Translation Specialist, University of Ottawa G A Hawker, MD, FRCPC, Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Women s College Hospital, Senior Scientist, Women s College Research Institute D Stacey, RN, PhD, Full Professor, Department of Chemistry
    J Rheumatol 43:1891-1896. 2016
    ..To develop an innovative stepped patient decision aid (StDA) comparing the benefits and harms of 13 nonsurgical treatment options for managing osteoarthritis (OA) and to evaluate its acceptability and effects on informed decision making...
  44. pmc Updating the OMERACT filter: implications of filter 2.0 to select outcome instruments through assessment of "truth": content, face, and construct validity
    Peter Tugwell
    From the Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Rheumatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Versailles Saint Quentin En Yvelines University, Department of Rheumatology, Ambroise Pare Hospital, APHP, Boulogne Billancourt Paris Descartes University, Medicine Faculty, APHP, Cochin Hospital, Rheumatology B, Paris, France Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy, Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Maastricht University Medical Center and Caphri Research Institute, Maastricht University, the Netherlands Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Section of Rheumatology, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK Division of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, and the UK National Institute for Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, UK Rheumatology Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal Department of Rheumatology, Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    J Rheumatol 41:1000-4. 2014
    ..The "Truth" section of the OMERACT Filter requires that criteria be met to demonstrate that the outcome instrument meets the criteria for content, face, and construct validity...
  45. doi request reprint Update of strategies to translate evidence from cochrane musculoskeletal group systematic reviews for use by various audiences
    Tamara Rader
    From the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group CMSG, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 41:206-15. 2014
    ..Future plans are outlined to explore ways of improving the influence and usefulness of systematic reviews by providing results in formats suitable to our varied audiences. ..
  46. ncbi request reprint Generic quality-of-life assessment in rheumatoid arthritis
    Peter Tugwell
    Centre for Global Health, University of Ottawa, 501 Smyth Rd, Rm LM12, Ottawa, ON, K1H8L6, Canada
    Am J Manag Care 13:S224-36. 2007
    ..The reliability, validity, and sensitivity of the instruments in the assessment of quality of life (QOL) in RA, and how they correlate to other clinical measurements, have long been questioned...
  47. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for aerobic fitness exercises in the management of fibromyalgia: part 1
    Lucie Brosseau
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 88:857-71. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to create guidelines for the use of aerobic fitness exercises in the management of adult patients (>18 years of age) with fibromyalgia, as defined by the 1990 American College of Rheumatology criteria...
  48. ncbi request reprint Generic quality-of-life assessment in rheumatoid arthritis
    Peter Tugwell
    Centre for Global Health, Universityof Ottawa, 501 Smyth Rd, Rm LM12, Ottawa, ON, K1H8L6, Canada
    Am J Manag Care 14:234. 2008
    ..The reliability, validity, and sensitivity of the instruments in the assessment of quality of life (QOL) in RA, and how they correlate to other clinical measurements, have longbeen questioned...
  49. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the management of osteoarthritis in adults who are obese or overweight
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Montfort Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Phys Ther 91:843-61. 2011
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Strategies to increase the ownership and use of insecticide-treated bednets to prevent malaria
    Lana Augustincic Polec
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1N 6N5
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD009186. 2015
    ..Malaria is a life-threatening parasitic disease and 40% of the world's population lives in areas affected by malaria. Insecticide-treated bednets (ITNs) effectively prevent malaria, however, barriers to their use have been identified...
  51. doi request reprint Mass deworming to improve developmental health and wellbeing of children in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
    Vivian A Welch
    Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada Electronic address
    Lancet Glob Health 5:e40-e50. 2017
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis : which drugs might make a difference?
    Barbara Blumenauer
    Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 21:927-40. 2003
    ..Further study is required to determine the response of QOL to treatment in patients with refractory RA and instruments with known MCIDs should be used so that the clinical significance of the improvement can be determined...
  53. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of programs or interventions in the management of rheumatoid arthritis: defining a consensus-based reference case
    Andreas Maetzel
    Division of Clinical Decision Making and Health Care Research, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 30:891-6. 2003
    ..We provide the rationale for each element and discuss how each element has been addressed in published economic evaluations of DMARD...
  54. doi request reprint Folic acid and folinic acid for reducing side effects in patients receiving methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis
    Beverley Shea
    CIET, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
    ..Many patients treated with MTX experience mucosal, gastrointestinal, hepatic or haematologic side effects. Supplementation with folic or folinic acid during treatment with MTX may ameliorate these side effects...
  55. ncbi request reprint Current State of Reporting Pain Outcomes in Cochrane Reviews of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions and Considerations for an OMERACT Research Agenda
    Lara J Maxwell
    From the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Centre for Practice Changing Research, Ottawa, Canada School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa and Cardiovascular Research Methods Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Canada SDG LLC Cambridge, MA, USA Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds and NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, UK University of Ottawa Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Canada Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA Department of Anesthesia, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Michael G DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark Quintiles, Inc, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA Institute of Primary Health Care BIHAM, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Batavia
    J Rheumatol . 2015
    ....
  56. pmc Evaluation of evidence-based literature and formulation of recommendations for the clinical preventive guidelines for immigrants and refugees in Canada
    Peter Tugwell
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 183:E933-8. 2011
    ....
  57. pmc OMERACT: an international initiative to improve outcome measurement in rheumatology
    Peter Tugwell
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa and Institute of Population Health, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 8:38. 2007
    ..Data driven recommendations are prepared and updated by expert working groups. Recommendations include core sets of measures for most of the major rheumatologic conditions. Since 2002 patients have been actively engaged in the process...
  58. pmc International Clinical Epidemiology Network: an opportunity for SGIM international cooperation
    Peter Tugwell
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 21:792-5. 2006
    ..Participation and contribution from SGIM members is welcomed at the individual or organizational level. We invite you to explore possible partnership and collaboration...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cochrane and Campbell Collaborations, and health equity
    Peter Tugwell
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Lancet 367:1128-30. 2006
  60. pmc Translating Evidence to Facilitate Shared Decision Making: Development and Usability of a Consult Decision Aid Prototype
    Dawn Stacey
    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa and Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 451 Smyth Road RGN 1118, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8M5, Canada
    Patient 9:571-582. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to translate evidence from Cochrane Reviews into a format that can be used to facilitate shared decision making during the consultation, namely patient decision aids...
  61. pmc Applying clinical epidemiological methods to health equity: the equity effectiveness loop
    Peter Tugwell
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1N 6N5
    BMJ 332:358-61. 2006
  62. doi request reprint Including health equity considerations in development of instruments for rheumatology research: an introduction to a novel OMERACT paradigm
    Jennifer O'Neill
    From the Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, Netherlands The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark Birmingham VA Medical Center and University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA University of Ottawa, Department of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 41:150-2. 2014
    ..The future work of the Equity SIG will explore the appropriateness of different measurement scales as they relate to inequities in arthritis as well as the risk of exacerbating disadvantages for patients with low literacy. ..
  63. doi request reprint WITHDRAWN: Intensity of exercise for the treatment of osteoarthritis
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2013
    ..Therapeutic exercise is used as one modality to treat people with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  64. ncbi request reprint How effects on health equity are assessed in systematic reviews of interventions
    Vivian Welch
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Room 206, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 6N5
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:MR000028. 2010
    ..The failure of systematic reviews to consider effects on health equity is cited by decision-makers as a limitation to their ability to inform policy and program decisions. ..
  65. ncbi request reprint Powering our way to the elusive side effect: a composite outcome 'basket' of predefined designated endpoints in each organ system should be included in all controlled trials
    Peter Tugwell
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Room 312, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:785-90. 2005
    ..To review the methodological insights gained from the CLASS and VIGOR coxib trials and make suggestions for primary safety outcomes in future trials...
  66. ncbi request reprint Consensus on the Need for a Hierarchical List of Patient-reported Pain Outcomes for Metaanalyses of Knee Osteoarthritis Trials: An OMERACT Objective
    Robin Christensen
    From the Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg, Denmark Institute of Population Health, and Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine and Clinical Trials Unit Bern, Department of Clinical Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland Cochrane Collaboration, London Department of Biostatistics, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Rheumatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Quintiles Inc Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina, USA Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, and Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Health, Melbourne Northern Clinical School, Institute of Bone and Joint Research, University of Sydney, Department of Rheumatology, Sydney, Australia Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Birmingham Veterans Affairs VA Medical Center and University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, US National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases P50 AR060772 and U34 AR062891, Department of Infectious Diseases
    J Rheumatol . 2015
    ..A group of international experts convened to address issues regarding the need to develop hierarchical lists of outcome measurement instruments for a particular outcome for metaanalyses...
  67. doi request reprint Updated method guidelines for cochrane musculoskeletal group systematic reviews and metaanalyses
    Elizabeth A T Ghogomu
    From the Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group CMSG, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 41:194-205. 2014
    ..These method guidelines will help improve the quality of reporting and ensure high standards of conduct as well as consistency across CMSG reviews. ..
  68. doi request reprint Toward a generalized framework of core measurement areas in clinical trials: a position paper for OMERACT 11
    Maarten Boers
    From the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Centre for Global Health Research, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa University of Bristol, Academic Rheumatology Unit, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK Mobility Program Clinical Research Unit, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Canada International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health ICF Research Branch in cooperation with the World Health Organization WHO Collaborating Centre for the Family of International Classifications in Germany Swiss Paraplegic Research SPF, Nottwil Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne, Lucerne and at SPF, Nottwil, Switzerland Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Maastricht University Medical Center and Caphri Research Institute, Maastricht, The Netherlands Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA Respiratory Unit, Alder Hey Children s Hospital, Liverpool, UK Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Rheumatol 41:978-85. 2014
    ..We formulated a conceptual framework of core measurement areas in clinical trials, for discussion at the OMERACT 11 conference...
  69. pmc Updating the OMERACT filter: discrimination and feasibility
    George Wells
    From the Cardiovascular Research Methods Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Rheumatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands University of Bristol Academic Rheumatology Unit, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy, Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Maastricht University Medical Center and Caphri Research Institute, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands Australian Health Workforce Institute AHWI, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Division of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, and UK National Institute for Health Research NIHR Leeds Musculoskeletal Biomedical Research Unit, Leeds, UK Versailles Saint Quentin En Yvelines University, Department of Rheumatology, Ambroise Pare Hospital, APHP, Boulogne Billancourt Paris Descartes University, Medicine Faculty, APHP, Cochin Hospital, Rheumatology B, Paris
    J Rheumatol 41:1005-10. 2014
    ..In Filter 2.0 we wanted to improve this definition and provide specific guidance and advice to participants. ..
  70. doi request reprint Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on therapeutic massage for neck pain
    Lucie Brosseau
    School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Bodyw Mov Ther 16:300-25. 2012
    ..To update evidence-based clinical practice guideline (EBCPG) on the use of massage compared to a control or other treatments for adults (>18 years) suffering from sub-acute and chronic neck pain...
  71. ncbi request reprint [PRISMA-Equity 2012 Extension: reporting guidelines for systematic reviews with a focus on health equity]
    Vivian Welch
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 34:60-7. 2013
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a meta-analysis
    Lucie Brosseau
    Physiotherapy Program, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:596-603. 2002
    ..However, despite its widespread use, the efficacy of TENS is still controversial...
  73. pmc Decision aid for patients considering total knee arthroplasty with preference report for surgeons: a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Dawn Stacey
    University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:54. 2014
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Inequity in primary and secondary preventive care for acute myocardial infarction? Use by socioeconomic status across middle-aged and older patients
    Deborah Cohen
    Department of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Can J Cardiol 29:1579-85. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to examine socioeconomic disparities in the use of primary and secondary preventive services relevant to the identification and management of heart disease in a cohort of patients with AMI...
  75. pmc Health equity: evidence synthesis and knowledge translation methods
    Vivian A Welch
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON K1N6N5, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:43. 2013
    ..Although systematic reviews are recognized as an important source for evidence-informed policy, they have been criticized for failing to assess effects on health equity...
  76. ncbi request reprint The equity-effectiveness loop as a tool for evaluating population health interventions
    Vivian Welch
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 10:83-96. 2008
    ..The World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre on Health Technology Assessment is now using this framework for organising the components of its equity-orientated, evidence-based toolkit...
  77. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the decision support needs of women from HIV endemic countries regarding voluntary HIV testing in Canada
    Debjani Mitra
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Roger Guindon, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 63:292-300. 2006
    ....
  78. doi request reprint Reaching those most in need: a scoping review of interventions to improve health care quality for disadvantaged populations with osteoarthritis
    Cornelia M Borkhoff
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:39-52. 2011
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Updating the OMERACT filter at OMERACT 11
    John R Kirwan
    From the University of Bristol Academic Rheumatology Unit, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Rheumatology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and the Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Rheumatol 41:975-7. 2014
    ..0, which will form the central theme of the intended OMERACT handbook and offers an approach to core outcome set development in many areas of healthcare. ..
  80. doi request reprint Can we decide which outcomes should be measured in every clinical trial? A scoping review of the existing conceptual frameworks and processes to develop core outcome sets
    Leanne Idzerda
    From the Centre for Global Health Research, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 41:986-93. 2014
    ..As part of the update process of the OMERACT Filter criteria to version 2, a literature review was undertaken to compare and contrast the OMERACT conceptual framework with others within and outside rheumatology...
  81. ncbi request reprint Knowledge translation in developing countries
    Nancy Santesso
    Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:87-96. 2006
    ..Studies in developing countries, although few, illustrate that the OMRU approach may be a valid method of tackling the challenges of KT strategies to improve health care in developing countries...
  82. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of norethisterone acetate/ethinylestradiol (FemHRT) for women with menopausal symptoms
    Douglas Coyle
    Clinical Epidemiology, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa Hospital Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 21:661-9. 2003
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medicine and the Cochrane Collaboration
    Elizabeth Tanjong-Ghogomu
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 67:198-205. 2009
    ..The Cochrane Collaboration has been at the forefront of applying the methods of evidence-based medicine (EBM) in the treatment and management of musculoskeletal and other disorders...
  84. pmc Hypothesis: the research page. The Cochrane Collaboration: for family physician researchers
    Beverley Shea
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 48:1094-6, 1102-4. 2002
  85. ncbi request reprint Development and pilot testing of a decision aid for postmenopausal women with osteoporosis
    Ann Cranney
    Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital, C4 CEU, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ontario, Canada K1Y4 E9
    Patient Educ Couns 47:245-55. 2002
    ..Our decision aid shows promise in preparing women for counseling about osteoporosis therapies. Long-term adherence to chosen therapy and quality of life will be evaluated in a randomized controlled trial...
  86. doi request reprint Managed alcohol as a harm reduction intervention for alcohol addiction in populations at high risk for substance abuse
    Wendy Muckle
    Ottawa Inner City Health Initiative, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD006747. 2012
    ..This enables clients to gain access to services despite continued alcohol consumption and works to help the patient understand the risks involved in their behaviour and make decisions about their own treatment goals...
  87. pmc Equity-oriented toolkit for health technology assessment and knowledge translation: application to scaling up of training and education for health workers
    Erin Ueffing
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Hum Resour Health 7:67. 2009
    ..Relevant tools from each of these steps will be matched with the appropriate recommendation from the technical working group...
  88. pmc Access to primary healthcare services for the Roma population in Serbia: a secondary data analysis
    Leanne Idzerda
    Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:10. 2011
    ..The history of the Roma in Serbia is described in detail so as to provide a context for their current vulnerable position...
  89. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomics of long-term treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
    Barbara Blumenauer
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 3:417-22. 2002
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint MCID/Low Disease Activity State Workshop: low disease activity state in rheumatoid arthritis
    George Wells
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
    J Rheumatol 30:1110-1. 2003
    ..This article describes the process of the MCID/Low Disease Activity State Workshop at OMERACT 6 to develop such a definition...
  91. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a computerized versus an audio-booklet decision aid for women considering post-menopausal hormone replacement therapy
    Alaa Rostom
    Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ont, Ottawa, Canada K1Y 4E9
    Patient Educ Couns 46:67-74. 2002
    ..019). The results of this study have implications for future DA design, and other areas where patient Kn and understanding are important, such as in the setting of informed consent...
  92. ncbi request reprint Economic comparison of leflunomide and methotrexate in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: an evaluation based on a 1-year randomised controlled trial
    Andreas Maetzel
    Arthritis and Immune Disorder Research Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 20:61-70. 2002
    ..To compare disease-related medical care and productivity costs, and utilities, in 482 patients with rheumatoid arthritis randomised to receive leflunomide, methotrexate or placebo during a 12-month period...
  93. ncbi request reprint Shouldn't standard rheumatology clinical care be evidence-based rather than eminence-based, eloquence-based, or elegance-based?
    Theodore Pincus
    J Rheumatol 34:1-4. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint Physical function and health related quality of life: analysis of 2-year data from randomized, controlled studies of leflunomide, sulfasalazine, or methotrexate in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis
    Vibeke Strand
    Division of Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:590-601. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of hylan G-F 20 in patients with knee osteoarthritis: an application of two sets of response criteria developed by the OARSI and one set developed by OMERACT-OARSI
    Nicholas Bellamy
    CONROD, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 13:104-10. 2005
    ....
  96. 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
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint The campaign to revitalise academic medicine kicks off
    Peter Tugwell
    Med J Aust 180:372-3. 2004
  98. ncbi request reprint The use of rheumatoid arthritis health-related quality of life patient questionnaires in clinical practice: lessons learned
    Simcha M Russak
    Zynx Health Incorporated, Beverly Hills, California, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 49:574-84. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of adding leflunomide to a 5-year strategy of conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Andreas Maetzel
    University Health Network Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 47:655-61. 2002
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint Comparison of total hip arthroplasty performed with and without cement : a randomized trial
    Andreas Laupacis
    Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1823-8. 2002
    ..This study was designed to compare the fixation of a Mallory-Head total hip prosthesis with and without cement...
  101. ncbi request reprint Disease activity and functional changes of RA patients receiving different DMARDs in clinical practice
    Manathip Osiri
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Rama IV Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok, 10330, Thailand
    Clin Rheumatol 25:721-7. 2006
    ..MTX-based DMARDs should be prescribed where possible in RA patients with persisting activity due to their ability to delay functional deterioration...