Helen E Foster
Affiliation: University of Newcastle
- Musculoskeletal screening examination (pGALS) for school-age children based on the adult GALS screenH E Foster
The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, UK
Arthritis Rheum 55:709-16. 2006..To develop and validate a musculoskeletal screening examination applicable to school-age children based on the adult Gait, Arms, Legs, Spine (GALS) screen...
- Outcome in adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: a quality of life studyHelen E Foster
Rheumatology, School of Clinical Medical Sciences, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arthritis Rheum 48:767-75. 2003..To evaluate quality of life (QOL) in adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), using validated measures of functional disability and generic health status, and to quantify their educational attainment and employment status...
- pGALS - paediatric Gait Arms Legs and Spine: a simple examination of the musculoskeletal systemHelen E Foster
Musculoskeletal Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne and Great North Children s Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 11:44. 2013..We have compiled this article as a resource that can be used by the paediatric rheumatology community to facilitate teaching. ..
- Pediatric regional examination of the musculoskeletal system: a practice- and consensus-based approachHelen Foster
Newcastle University, UK
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1503-10. 2011..The aim was to develop a regional MSK examination for school-age children that is age appropriate and reflects clinical practice...
- Delivery of paediatric rheumatology care in the UK--the projected shortfallHelen E Foster
Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Medical School, Newcastle University, Catherine Cookson Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
Clin Rheumatol 30:679-83. 2011..This will result in a shortfall in clinical provision as their replacements in adult rheumatology will not have had appropriate PRh training. This projected shortfall needs to be addressed in future workforce planning...
- Ensuring that all paediatricians and rheumatologists recognise significant rheumatic diseasesHelen Foster
Newcastle University, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 23:625-42. 2009..However, most generalists are ill equipped to be able to do so, because of current deficiencies in education and training. The aims of this article are as follows:..
- Delay in access to appropriate care for children presenting with musculoskeletal symptoms and ultimately diagnosed with juvenile idiopathic arthritisH E Foster
Musculoskeletal Research Group, School Clinical Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arthritis Rheum 57:921-7. 2007..To document pathways of care, management, and interval from onset of symptoms to first pediatric rheumatology multidisciplinary team (PRhMDT) assessment for children with incident juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)...
- Autologous haematopoeitic stem cell rescue (AHSCR) for severe rheumatic disease in children: guidance for BSPAR members--executive summaryH Foster
School Clinical Medical Science Rheumatology, Medical School, Newcastle University, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:1570-1. 2006
- Is musculoskeletal history and examination so different in paediatrics?Helen E Foster
Musculoskeletal Research Group, Medical School, University of Newcastle, Framlington Place, Catherine Cookson Building, NE2 4HH Newcastle, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 20:241-62. 2006..There is evidence that physician clinical skills in MSK assessment are inadequate, probably as a result of systemic deficiencies in the education process. Current and proposed solutions are discussed...
- Dental disease in children with chronic illnessH Foster
University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arch Dis Child 90:703-8. 2005..We present preventive measures, evidence based where available, that may improve dental care and promote the role of paediatric dental services in the multidisciplinary management of chronic disease...
- Doctors likely to encounter children with musculoskeletal complaints have low confidence in their clinical skillsSharmila Jandial
Musculoskeletal Research Group, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
J Pediatr 154:267-71. 2009..To assess self-rated confidence in pediatric musculoskeletal (pMSK) clinical assessment in trainees and experienced doctors in primary care and selected secondary care specialties to whom children with MSK problems are likely to present...
- Autologous T cell depleted haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children with severe juvenile idiopathic arthritis in the UK (2000-2007)Mario Abinun
Department of Paediatric Immunology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Mol Immunol 47:46-51. 2009..Here we report on the outcome and transplant-related complications...
- Young people's decisions about biologic therapies: who influences them and how?Ruth I Hart
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle, School of Immunity and Infection, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, Musculoskeletal Services, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, and Rheumatology, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, North Shields, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 54:1294-301. 2015..This study aimed to explore the influence of individuals outside the care team (trusted others) on the treatment decisions made by young people, in particular their decisions about biologic therapies...
- Use of structured musculoskeletal examination routines in undergraduate medical education and postgraduate clinical practice - a UK surveyKenneth F Baker
Musculoskeletal Research Group, NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre, Newcastle University and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, NE2 4HH, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
BMC Med Educ 16:277. 2016..In this study, we aimed to assess the awareness and use of these examination routines in undergraduate medical teaching in UK medical schools and UK postgraduate clinical practice...
- Transitional care in clinical networks for young people with juvenile idiopathic arthritis: current situation and challengesMary Cruikshank
Institute of Cellular Medicine, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
Clin Rheumatol 35:893-9. 2016..Education programmes need to support the development of interpersonal skills and change management, to facilitate professionals in networks delivering transitional care. ..
- Paediatric musculoskeletal matters (pmm)--collaborative development of an online evidence based interactive learning tool and information resource for education in paediatric musculoskeletal medicineNicola Smith
Paediatric Rheumatology, Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 14:1. 2016....
- United Kingdom survey of current management of juvenile localized sclerodermaDaniel P Hawley
Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Sheffield Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, Department of Dermatology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, Department of Dermatology, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, and Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Great North Children s Hospital, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:1849-54. 2014..We aimed to describe how monitoring tools are used and perceived by clinicians in the UK, to ascertain treatments used for JLS and to provide a description of transition arrangements to adult care...
- EULAR/PReS standards and recommendations for the transitional care of young people with juvenile-onset rheumatic diseasesHelen E Foster
Newcastle University, Institute of Cellular Medicine Rheumatology, Newcastle, UK
Ann Rheum Dis . 2016..They need to be implemented in the context of individual countries, healthcare systems and regulatory frameworks...
- What do they need to know: achieving consensus on paediatric musculoskeletal content for medical studentsSharmila Jandial
Department of Paediatric Rheumatology, Great North Children s Hospital, Newcastle, UK
BMC Med Educ 15:171. 2015..The objective of this study was to achieve consensus amongst experts on the learning outcomes for a pMSK curriculum for medical students...
- Assessment of musculoskeletal abnormalities in children with mucopolysaccharidoses using pGALSMercedes O Chan
Paediatric Rheumatology, Institute of Cellular Medicine, The Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK Division of Paediatric Rheumatology, Department of Paediatrics, BC Children s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, K4 119 Ambulatory Care Building, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver BC V6H 3V4, Canada
Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 12:32. 2014..Paediatric Gait, Arms, Legs, and Spine (pGALS), is a simple MSK assessment validated in school-age children to detect abnormal joints. We aimed to identify MSK abnormalities in children with MPS performing pGALS...
- Old challenges and new directions in pediatric rheumatologyDavid A Cabral
Department of Rheumatology, Division of Pediatrics, B C Children s Hospital, University of British Columbia UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
J Rheumatol 33:173-84. 2006..Speakers were past and present fellows, local basic science and adult rheumatology colleagues, and pediatric rheumatologists from the Pacific North West...