Genomes and Genes
Summary: Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.
Publications315 found, 100 shown here
- The Dutch version of the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score: a validation studyIngrid B de Groot
Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:16. 2008..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the clinimetric properties of the Dutch version of the KOOS questionnaire in knee patients with various stages of osteoarthritis (OA)...
- Reliability and validity of the Disability Assessment Structured Interview (DASI): a tool for assessing functional limitations in claimantsJerry Spanjer
Social Security Office, Assen, The Netherlands
J Occup Rehabil 20:33-40. 2010..The DASI is a semi-structured interview for assessing long-term functional limitations concerning the work disability assessment of claimants...
- Cognitive impairment in multiple sclerosisNancy D Chiaravalloti
Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory, Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Center, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
Lancet Neurol 7:1139-51. 2008..Moreover, examination of efforts to treat the cognitive deficits in MS is still in the early stages...
- Acceptance of chronic pain: component analysis and a revised assessment methodLance M McCracken
Pain Management Unit, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases and University of Bath, Bath BA1 1RL, UK
Pain 107:159-66. 2004..A revised version of the CPAQ is suggested...
- Rasch analysis of a new stroke-specific outcome scale: the Stroke Impact ScalePamela W Duncan
Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0185, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:950-63. 2003..To assess multiple psychometric characteristics of a new stroke outcome measure, the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS), using Rasch analysis, and to identify and remove misfitting items from the 8 domains that comprise the SIS...
- The Oswestry Disability IndexJ C Fairbank
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:2940-52; discussion 2952. 2000..This review is based on publications using the ODI identified from the authors' personal databases, the Science Citation Index, and hand searches of Spine and current textbooks of spinal disorders...
- Multiple Sclerosis Severity Score: using disability and disease duration to rate disease severityR H S R Roxburgh
Neurology Department, Cambridge University, UK
Neurology 64:1144-51. 2005..There is no consensus method for determining progression of disability in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) when each patient has had only a single assessment in the course of the disease...
- Developing the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0T Bedirhan Ustun
World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
Bull World Health Organ 88:815-23. 2010..0) for measuring functioning and disability in accordance with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. WHODAS 2.0 is a standard metric for ensuring scientific comparability across different populations...
- ICF linking rules: an update based on lessons learnedAlarcos Cieza
ICF Research Branch, WHO FIC CC DIMDI, Institute for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
J Rehabil Med 37:212-8. 2005..The objective of this paper is to provide an updated version of the linking rules published in 2002 and illustrate how these rules are applied to link technical and clinical measures, health-status measures and interventions to the ICF...
- Pain-related fear is more disabling than pain itself: evidence on the role of pain-related fear in chronic back pain disabilityG Crombez
Vakgroep Gedragstherapie en Psychologische Begeleiding, Universiteit te Gent, Belgium
Pain 80:329-39. 1999..Implications for chronic back pain assessment, prevention and treatment are discussed...
- Fibromyalgia criteria and severity scales for clinical and epidemiological studies: a modification of the ACR Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria for FibromyalgiaFrederick Wolfe
National Data Bank for Rheumatic Diseases, 1035 N Emporia, Suite 288, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
J Rheumatol 38:1113-22. 2011..We also created a new FM symptom scale to further characterize FM severity...
- Low back pain: what is the long-term course? A review of studies of general patient populationsLise Hestbaek
The Backcenter, Ringe Hospital, Odense University Hospital, 5950 Ringe, Denmark
Eur Spine J 12:149-65. 2003..Future research should include subgroup analyses and strive for a consensus regarding the precise definitions of LBP...
- The Manual Ability Classification System (MACS) for children with cerebral palsy: scale development and evidence of validity and reliabilityAnn Christin Eliasson
Neuropaediatric Research Unit, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 48:549-54. 2006..The intraclass correlation coefficient between therapists was 0.97 (95% confidence interval 0.96-0.98), and between parents and therapist was 0.96 (0.89-0.98), indicating excellent agreement...
- Global Perceived Effect scales provided reliable assessments of health transition in people with musculoskeletal disorders, but ratings are strongly influenced by current statusSteven J Kamper
The George Institute, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Rd, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
J Clin Epidemiol 63:760-766.e1. 2010..The study investigated the test-retest reliability and construct validity of the Global Perceived Effect (GPE) scale in patients with musculoskeletal disorders...
- The development of instruments to measure the work disability assessment behaviour of insurance physiciansRomy Steenbeek
TNO Work and Employment, PO Box 718, 2130 AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
BMC Public Health 11:1. 2011..On the basis of the Attitude--Social norm--self Efficacy (ASE) model, we have developed measurement instruments for assessment behaviour and its determinants...
- Use of the ICF model as a clinical problem-solving tool in physical therapy and rehabilitation medicineWerner A Steiner
Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse 25, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
Phys Ther 82:1098-107. 2002..The use of the RPS-Form in clinical practice is demonstrated by presenting an application case of a patient with a chronic pain syndrome...
- Measuring the impact of MS on walking ability: the 12-Item MS Walking Scale (MSWS-12)J C Hobart
Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK
Neurology 60:31-6. 2003..To develop a patient-based measure of walking ability in MS...
- Graded exposure in vivo in the treatment of pain-related fear: a replicated single-case experimental design in four patients with chronic low back painJ W Vlaeyen
Institute for Rehabilitation Research, Hoensbroek, The Netherlands
Behav Res Ther 39:151-66. 2001..This study shows that the external validity of exposure in vivo also extends to the subgroup of chronic low back pain patients who report substantial fear of movement/(re)injury...
- Development of a multiple sclerosis functional composite as a clinical trial outcome measureG R Cutter
AMC Cancer Research Center, Center for Research Methodology and Biometrics, Lakewood, Colarado 80214, USA
Brain 122:871-82. 1999..This paper provides details concerning the development and testing of the MSFC...
- Responsiveness of the numeric pain rating scale in patients with low back painJohn D Childs
Department of Physical Therapy, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1331-4. 2005..Cohort study of patients with low back pain (LBP) receiving physical therapy...
- Surgery versus prolonged conservative treatment for sciaticaWilco C Peul
Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
N Engl J Med 356:2245-56. 2007..Lumbar-disk surgery often is performed in patients who have sciatica that does not resolve within 6 weeks, but the optimal timing of surgery is not known...
- Alcohol, coffee, fish, smoking and disease progression in multiple sclerosisM B D'hooghe
National MS Center Melsbroek Center for Outcomes Research and Laboratory for Experimental Surgery, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels
Eur J Neurol 19:616-24. 2012..Certain lifestyle factors might influence disease activity in multiple sclerosis (MS)...
- The Neck Disability Index: state-of-the-art, 1991-2008Howard Vernon
Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Manipulative Physiol Ther 31:491-502. 2008..Focused reviews are presented into its use in studies of the prognosis of whiplash-injured patients as well as its use in clinical trials of conservative therapies for neck pain...
- The rising prevalence of chronic low back painJanet K Freburger
The Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 725 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
Arch Intern Med 169:251-8. 2009..The objective of this study was to determine whether the prevalence of chronic LBP and the demographic, health-related, and health care-seeking characteristics of individuals with the condition have changed over the last 14 years...
- Evaluating common outcomes for measuring treatment success for chronic low back painJens R Chapman
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:S54-68. 2011..Systematic review...
- Measuring shoulder function: a systematic review of four questionnairesJean Sébastien Roy
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Arthritis Rheum 61:623-32. 2009....
- Measuring disability across cultures--the psychometric properties of the WHODAS II in older people from seven low- and middle-income countries. The 10/66 Dementia Research Group population-based surveyRenata M Sousa
Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Health Services and Population Research Department, London, UK
Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 19:1-17. 2010..More work is needed to assess the generalizability of our findings to different populations...
- Lumbar disc disorders and low-back pain: socioeconomic factors and consequencesJeffrey N Katz
Section of Clinical Sciences, Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:21-4. 2006..These methodologic challenges notwithstanding, the toll of lumbar disc disorders is enormous, underscoring the critical importance of identifying strategies to prevent these disorders and their consequences...
- Early identification and management of psychological risk factors ("yellow flags") in patients with low back pain: a reappraisalMichael K Nicholas
Pain Management Research Institute, University of Sydney at Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
Phys Ther 91:737-53. 2011..In addition, there is still a need to elucidate mechanisms of change and better integrate this understanding into the broader context of secondary prevention of chronic pain and disability...
- Brain abnormalities in neuromyelitis opticaSean J Pittock
Department of Neurology, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Radiology, and Immunology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn, USA
Arch Neurol 63:390-6. 2006..We have, however, frequently encountered patients with a well-established diagnosis of NMO in whom either asymptomatic or symptomatic brain lesions develop suggesting that the diagnostic criteria for NMO should be revised...
- Systematic review of prognostic cohort studies on shoulder disordersTon Kuijpers
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pain 109:420-31. 2004..These results need to be interpreted with caution because of the small number of studies on which these conclusions are based, and the large heterogeneity among studies regarding follow-up, outcome measures, and analysis...
- A standardized approach to performing the action research arm testNuray Yozbatiran
Departments of Neurology and Anatomy, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868 4280, USA
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 22:78-90. 2008..The ARAT, when performed in a standardized manner, is a useful tool for assessment of arm motor deficits after stroke...
- Reliability of mental chronometry for assessing motor imagery ability after strokeFrancine Malouin
Department of Rehabilitation, Laval University and Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation Social Integration CIRRIS, Quebec City, QC, Canada
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:311-9. 2008..To examine the reproducibility of 2 chronometric tests: time-dependent motor imagery (TDMI) screening test and temporal congruence test...
- Concurrent related validity of the GAITRite walkway system for quantification of the spatial and temporal parameters of gaitBelinda Bilney
School of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
Gait Posture 17:68-74. 2003..76-0.91). These results indicate that the GAITRite system has strong concurrent validity and test retest reliability, in addition to being a portable, simple clinical tool for the objective assessment of gait...
- Psychosocial factors predictive of occupational low back disability: towards development of a return-to-work modelI Z Schultz
Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, University of British Columbia, Room 297, 2125 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
Pain 107:77-85. 2004..All psychosocial models were better at predicting who will return than who will not return to work...
- Frequency and nature of problems associated with sickness certification tasks: a cross-sectional questionnaire study of 5455 physiciansAnna Löfgren
Section of Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Prim Health Care 25:178-85. 2007..To study the frequency and nature of problems associated with physicians' sickness certification practices...
- Barthel index for stroke trials: development, properties, and applicationTerence J Quinn
Department of Academic Geriatric Medicine, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Services, University of Glasgow, UK
Stroke 42:1146-51. 2011..Of the various measures available, the Barthel index (BI) is one of the more prevalent. We aimed to describe validity, reliability, and responsiveness (clinimetric properties) of the BI in stroke trials...
- Interpreting change scores for pain and functional status in low back pain: towards international consensus regarding minimal important changeRaymond W J G Ostelo
EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:90-4. 2008..Literature review, expert panel, and a workshop during the "VIII International Forum on Primary Care Research on Low Back Pain" (Amsterdam, June 2006)...
- A scoring system for subjective health complaints (SHC)H R Eriksen
Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen, Norway
Scand J Public Health 27:63-72. 1999..The prevalence of these complaints is high, and should be considered before conclusions are reached about new diseases and new attributions of environmental hazards...
- Efficacy of community-based physiotherapy networks for patients with Parkinson's disease: a cluster-randomised trialMarten Munneke
Department of Neurology, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Lancet Neurol 9:46-54. 2010..We aimed to assess the efficacy of this approach for improving health-care outcomes...
- A modified Delphi approach to standardize low back pain recurrence terminologyTasha R Stanton
The George Institute for Global Health, The University of Sydney, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney, NSW, 2050, Australia
Eur Spine J 20:744-52. 2011..Future research is necessary to evaluate these definitions...
- A comparison of a modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire and the Quebec Back Pain Disability ScaleJ M Fritz
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Allied Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Phys Ther 81:776-88. 2001....
- Prevalence, sensitivity, and specificity of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency in MSR Zivadinov
Department of Neurology, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center, Buffalo, NY 14203, USA
Neurology 77:138-44. 2011..Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) was recently described in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). A subject is considered CCSVI positive if ≥ 2 venous hemodynamic (VH) criteria are fulfilled...
- Development and testing of the Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) Questionnaire to assess headache-related disabilityW F Stewart
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Neurology 56:S20-8. 2001..Use of the MIDAS Questionnaire may improve physician-patient communication about headache-related disability and may favorably influence health-care delivery for migraine patients...
- Measurement properties of physical function scales validated for use in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review of the literatureMartijn A H Oude Voshaar
Arthritis Center Twente, University of Twente, Department of Psychology, Health and Technology, Enschede, The Netherlands
Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:99. 2011..The aim of this study was to systematically review the content validity and measurement properties of all physical function (PF) scales which are currently validated for use with patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
- Minimum clinically important difference in lumbar spine surgery patients: a choice of methods using the Oswestry Disability Index, Medical Outcomes Study questionnaire Short Form 36, and pain scalesAnne G Copay
The Spinal Research Foundation, 1831 Wiehle Avenue, Suite 200, Reston, VA 20190, USA
Spine J 8:968-74. 2008..Variable threshold values have been proposed as MCID for those instruments despite a lack of agreement on the optimal MCID calculation method...
- Long-term subcutaneous interferon beta-1a therapy in patients with relapsing-remitting MSL Kappos
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Neurology 67:944-53. 2006..c.) interferon (IFN) beta-1a in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS)...
- Patient characteristics and determinants of quality of life in an international population with multiple sclerosis: assessment using the MusiQoL and SF-36 questionnairesOscar Fernandez
Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Hospital Regional University Carlos Haya, Spain
Mult Scler 17:1238-49. 2011..Multiple sclerosis (MS) can have psychological and socioeconomic consequences that affect patients' health-related quality of life (HRQoL) as much as physical disability...
- Measuring the population burden of injuries--implications for global and national estimates: a multi-centre prospective UK longitudinal studyRonan A Lyons
Centre for Health Information Research and Evaluation, College of Medicine, Swansea University, UK
PLoS Med 8:e1001140. 2011..The aim of this study was to compare the population burden of injuries using different approaches from the UK Burden of Injury (UKBOI) and GBD studies...
- Gray matter atrophy in multiple sclerosis: a longitudinal studyElizabeth Fisher
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Ann Neurol 64:255-65. 2008..To determine gray matter (GM) atrophy rates in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients at all stages of disease, and to identify predictors and clinical correlates of GM atrophy...
- A randomized trial of vertebroplasty for osteoporotic spinal fracturesDavid F Kallmes
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
N Engl J Med 361:569-79. 2009..Vertebroplasty is commonly used to treat painful, osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures...
- [Musculoskeletal disorders as causes of sick leave and disability benefits]Søren Brage
Utredningsseksjonen, Arbeids og velferdsdirektoratet, Postboks 5 St Olavs plass, 0130 Oslo, Norway
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 130:2369-70. 2010..Musculoskeletal disorders make up a heterogeneous group. Our aim was to describe the variation in social insurance benefits for the most prevalent disorders within this group...
- Psychosocial influences on low back pain, disability, and response to treatmentJonathan C Hill
Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
Phys Ther 91:712-21. 2011..A third approach is to use treatment mediators (eg, self-efficacy) to develop monitoring tools to inform the clinician about which aspects of treatment to strengthen...
- Content comparison of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments based on the international classification of functioning, disability and health (ICF)Alarcos Cieza
ICF Research Branch, WHO FIC Collaborating Center DIMDI, IMBK, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Qual Life Res 14:1225-37. 2005..The ICF proved highly useful for the comparison of HRQOL instruments. The comparison of selected HRQOL instruments may provide clinicians and researchers with new insights when selecting health-status measures for clinical studies...
- Interferon beta-1b in secondary progressive MS: results from a 3-year controlled studyHillel Panitch
University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Burlington 05401, USA
Neurology 63:1788-95. 2004..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of interferon beta-1b (IFNbeta-1b) in subjects with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS)...
- Application of the health assessment questionnaire disability index to various rheumatic diseasesMaaike M van Groen
Institute for Behavioral Research, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Twente, PO Box 217, 7500 AE, Enschede, The Netherlands
Qual Life Res 19:1255-63. 2010....
- Normative data for the 12 item WHO Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0Gavin Andrews
Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, School of Psychiatry, UNSW at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
PLoS ONE 4:e8343. 2009..The World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule (WHODAS 2.0) measures disability due to health conditions including diseases, illnesses, injuries, mental or emotional problems, and problems with alcohol or drugs...
- Validation of a German version of the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ-G)M Offenbaecher
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Munich, Germany
J Rheumatol 27:1984-8. 2000..To translate the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) into German and to evaluate its reliability and validity for the use of German speaking patients with fibromyalgia (FM)...
- Gait and balance impairment in early multiple sclerosis in the absence of clinical disabilityC L Martin
School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne 3010, Australia
Mult Scler 12:620-8. 2006....
- The Oxford hip scores for primary and revision hip replacementR E Field
Epson and St Helier Hospital NHS Trust, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 1AA, UK
J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:618-22. 2005..Awareness of the influence of these factors should assist surgeons to provide balanced advice...
- Early identification of patients at risk of developing a persistent back problem: the predictive validity of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain QuestionnaireSteven J Linton
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
Clin J Pain 19:80-6. 2003..To test the predictive utility of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire in identifying patients at risk for developing persistent back pain problems...
- The relationship between disease activity, joint destruction, and functional capacity over the course of rheumatoid arthritisP M Welsing
Department of Rheumatology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Arthritis Rheum 44:2009-17. 2001..In early RA, functional capacity is most associated with disease activity, and in late disease, with joint damage...
- Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) - validation and comparison to the WOMAC in total knee replacementEwa M Roos
Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:17. 2003..This encouraged us to study the use of the Knee injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS) to assess the outcome of total knee replacement...
- The UK FIM+FAM: development and evaluation. Functional Assessment MeasureL Turner-Stokes
Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK
Clin Rehabil 13:277-87. 1999..The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the UK version of the Functional Assessment Measure (UK FIM+FAM)...
- Evaluation of a preliminary physical function item bank supported the expected advantages of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)M Rose
Health Assessment Lab and QualityMetric Incorporated, 275 Wyman Street, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 61:17-33. 2008..We used item response theory (IRT) to construct and evaluate a preliminary item bank for physical function assuming four subdomains...
- Physical functioning over three years in knee osteoarthritis: role of psychosocial, local mechanical, and neuromuscular factorsLeena Sharma
Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Arthritis Rheum 48:3359-70. 2003....
- Validation of the Dutch version of the Hip disability and Osteoarthritis Outcome ScoreI B de Groot
Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Osteoarthritis Cartilage 15:104-9. 2007....
- The reliability and validity of the Biering-Sorensen test in asymptomatic subjects and subjects reporting current or previous nonspecific low back painJ Latimer
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2085-9; discussion 2090. 1999..A reliability study and case-control study were conducted...
- Validity of the Neck Disability Index and Neck Pain and Disability Scale for measuring disability associated with chronic, non-traumatic neck painMark Chan Ci En
Physiotherapy Department, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
Man Ther 14:433-8. 2009..The PET is better able to evaluate the problems specific to the individual patient and is therefore measuring a somewhat different construct to the fixed-item questionnaires...
- Worker recovery expectations and fear-avoidance predict work disability in a population-based workers' compensation back pain sampleJudith A Turner
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 6560, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:682-9. 2006..Prospective, population-based cohort study...
- Classification of low back pain in primary care: using "bothersomeness" to identify the most severe casesKate M Dunn
Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1887-92. 2005..Prospective inception cohort...
- Difficult to measure constructs: conceptual and methodological issues concerning participation and environmental factorsGale Whiteneck
Dept of Research, Craig Hospital, Englewood, CO 80113, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:S22-35. 2009....
- The development of a handicap assessment questionnaire: the Impact on Participation and Autonomy (IPA)M Cardol
Department of Rehabilitation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 13:411-9. 1999..To report on the feasibility and psychometric properties in terms of homogeneity and construct validity of a newly developed handicap questionnaire focusing on person-perceived handicaps: the Impact on Participation and Autonomy (IPA)...
- Clinically important outcomes in low back painRaymond W J G Ostelo
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:593-607. 2005..The exact value for the MCIC can be determined, taking into account the aim of the measurement, the initial scores, the target population and the method used to assess MCIC...
- Quality of life in multiple sclerosis: the impact of depression, fatigue and disabilityM P Amato
Department of Neurology, University of Florence, Italy
Mult Scler 7:340-4. 2001..Quality of life instruments can help to provide a broader measure of the disease impact and to develop a care program tailored to the patient's needs...
- Measurement properties of the neck disability index: a systematic reviewJoy C MacDermid
Hand and Upper Limb Centre Clinical Research Laboratory, St Joseph s Health Centre, London, Ontario, Canada
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 39:400-17. 2009..Systematic review of clinical measurement...
- Guidelines for the conduction of follow-up studies measuring injury-related disabilityEd F van Beeck
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
J Trauma 62:534-50. 2007..During the past decade, a variety of measures have been used at various moments in different study populations. Guidelines are needed to increase comparability between studies...
- Variations in the pre-operative status of patients coming to primary hip replacement for osteoarthritis in European orthopaedic centresPaul Dieppe
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Oxford, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford, UK
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:19. 2009..This paper describes the variations in disease severity in this cohort and the relationships between clinical and radiographic severity, and explores some of the determinants of variation...
- A systematic review of psychological factors as predictors of chronicity/disability in prospective cohorts of low back painTamar Pincus
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London, London, UK
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E109-20. 2002..A systematic review of prospective cohort studies in low back pain...
- Coordinated and tailored work rehabilitation: a randomized controlled trial with economic evaluation undertaken with workers on sick leave due to musculoskeletal disordersUte Bültmann
Department of Health Sciences, Section of Social Medicine, Work and Health, University Medical Center Groningen, A Deusinglaan 1, Building 3217, Room 605, 9713 AV, Groningen, The Netherlands
J Occup Rehabil 19:81-93. 2009..The aim of this study was to compare the effects of CTWR with conventional case management (CCM) on return-to-work of workers on sick leave due to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)...
- Reliable change and minimum important difference (MID) proportions facilitated group responsiveness comparisons using individual threshold criteriaJohn S Schmitt
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Mayo Mail Code 388, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
J Clin Epidemiol 57:1008-18. 2004..This study contrasted the use of responsiveness indices at the group level vs. individual patient level...
- Five times sit-to-stand test performance in Parkinson's diseaseRyan P Duncan
Washington University School of Medicine, Program in Physical Therapy, St Louis, MO, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1431-6. 2011....
- Calibrating ADL-IADL scales to improve measurement accuracy and to extend the disability construct into the preclinical range: a systematic reviewRobert A Fieo
Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh, UK
BMC Geriatr 11:42. 2011....
- Linking health and health-related information to the ICF: a systematic review of the literature from 2001 to 2008Nora Fayed
School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Disabil Rehabil 33:1941-51. 2011....
- A randomized controlled trial to determine the effect of spinal stabilization exercise intervention based on pain level and standing balance differences in patients with low back painHyun Sill Rhee
Department of Healthcare Management, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Med Sci Monit 18:CR174-81. 2012..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of spinal stabilization exercises (SSE) for managing pain and increasing balance strategy changes following unexpected perturbations in patients diagnosed with recurrent LBP...
- Evaluation of the six-minute walk in multiple sclerosis subjects and healthy controlsMyla D Goldman
Department of Neurology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
Mult Scler 14:383-90. 2008..To assess the correlation of 6MW to subjective measures of fatigue, health status and ambulation using the modified fatigue impact scale (MFIS), short form-36 Health Questionnaire physical component score and MS walking scale (MSWS)...
- When minimal detectable change exceeds a diagnostic test-based threshold change value for an outcome measure: resolving the conflictPaul W Stratford
School of Rehabilitation Science and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, West Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Phys Ther 92:1338-47. 2012..We conclude this perspective with suggestions for researchers concerning essential information to include when reporting threshold estimates obtained from reliability-based and diagnostic test-based studies of outcome measures...
- Minimal clinically important difference. Low back pain: outcome measuresC Bombardier
Institute for Work and Health, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Rheumatol 28:431-8. 2001..Choosing any value larger than 5 in designing a clinical trial would risk underpowering the trial, since fewer patients are needed if a trial is designed on the basis of a large change score...
- Effect of glatiramer acetate on disease reactivation in MS patients discontinuing natalizumabS Rossi
Clinica Neurologica, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Eur J Neurol 20:87-94. 2013..Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients discontinuing natalizumab are at risk of rebound of disease activity...
- Is a positive clinical outcome after exercise therapy for chronic non-specific low back pain contingent upon a corresponding improvement in the targeted aspect(s) of performance? A systematic reviewF Steiger
Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Eur Spine J 21:575-98. 2012....
- Lower limb functional index: development and clinimetric propertiesCharles Philip Gabel
Faculty of Science, Health and Education, Centre for Healthy Activities, Sport and Exercise, University of the Sunshine Coast, PO Box 760, Coolum Beach, Queensland, Australia 4573
Phys Ther 92:98-110. 2012..A new patient-reported outcome measure, the Lower Limb Functional Index (LLFI), was developed to address these limitations...
- Elastic stable intramedullary nailing versus nonoperative treatment of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures-a randomized, controlled, clinical trialVinzenz Smekal
From the Department of Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
J Orthop Trauma 23:106-12. 2009..To compare elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN) with nonoperative treatment of fully displaced midshaft clavicular fractures in adults...
- Treatment expectancy and credibility are associated with the outcome of both physical and cognitive-behavioral treatment in chronic low back painRob J E M Smeets
Rehabilitation Centre Blixembosch, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Clin J Pain 24:305-15. 2008..The Credibility/Expectancy Questionnaire (CEQ) has recently been developed as measure of treatment credibility and expectancy...
- Normative values for a functional capacity evaluationRemko Soer
Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:1785-94. 2009..Soer R, van der Schans CP, Geertzen JH, Groothoff JW, Brouwer S, Dijkstra PU, Reneman MF. Normative values for a functional capacity evaluation...
- Measuring the population burden of fatal and nonfatal injurySuzanne Polinder
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Epidemiol Rev 34:17-31. 2012..Recommendations are given for methodological refinements to improve the validity and comparability of future burden of injury studies...
- Relationship between physical activity and disability in low back pain: a systematic review and meta-analysisChung Wei Christine Lin
The George Institute for Global Health and Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Pain 152:607-13. 2011..Persons with acute or subacute back pain appear to vary in the levels of physical activity independent of disability. Persons with chronic back pain with high levels of disability will likely have low levels of physical activity...
- Neck Disability Index, short form-36 physical component summary, and pain scales for neck and arm pain: the minimum clinically important difference and substantial clinical benefit after cervical spine fusionLeah Y Carreon
Norton Leatherman Spine Center, 210 East Gray St, Suite 900, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
Spine J 10:469-74. 2010..The minimum clinically important difference (MCID) is a threshold of improvement that is clinically relevant to the patient. However, the true goal is to provide the patient with a substantial clinical benefit (SCB)...
- Spinal manipulative therapy for chronic low-back pain: an update of a Cochrane reviewSidney M Rubinstein
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E825-46. 2011..Systematic review of interventions...
- Patient preoperative expectations of total hip replacement in European orthopedic centersNicola Hobbs
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1521-7. 2011..This study employed the World Health Organization's model of health, the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), to classify the content of preoperative patient expectations of THR...
- An implementation strategy to improve the guideline adherence of insurance physicians: an experiment in a controlled settingFeico Zwerver
Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Implement Sci 6:131. 2011..We hypothesized that an educational intervention would increase the insurance physicians' (IPs) guideline adherence in a controlled setting...
- Practice, practitioner, or placebo? A multifactorial, mixed-methods randomized controlled trial of acupuncturePeter White
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, UK
Pain 153:455-62. 2012..Beliefs about treatment veracity shape how patients self-report outcome, complicating and confounding study interpretation...
- DISTANCE LEARNING SYSTEM FOR LOW VISION REHABILITATIONRobert Massof; Fiscal Year: 2007..All testing will be done with volunteers recruited from among students taking the online low vision course developed in Phase 1. ..
- Computer Adaptive Testing of Pediatric Self-care and Social FunctionStephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2006..Many rehabilitation settings may also find this measure helpful in meeting accreditation and institutional requirements for standardizing outcome monitoring in groups of children. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Disability in Valued Life Activities in Persons with Rheumatoid ArthritisPatricia Katz; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Risk of Adverse Outcomes after Spinal Cord Injury: A Longitudinal StudyJames S Krause; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- TeleCare Management of Pain and Depression in CancerKurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2009..Furthermore, if proven effective for depression and pain, TCM could readily be expanded to reducing barriers and improving care of other cancer-related symptoms. ..
- SBIRT (Pain Management) for Veterans Filing Compensation ClaimsMarc I Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2013..For a significant proportion, the disability evaluation is their first encounter with V healthcare...
- Evaluation and Treatment of Substance Use in Veterans with PTSD Disability ClaimsMarc I Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2013..The disability evaluation presents a perfectly-timed opportunity to evaluate veterans'concomitant substance abuse and offer ..
- Functional Health CAT in DiabetesCarolyn Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- A PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF RISK OF MORTALITY AFTER SCIJames Krause; Fiscal Year: 2002..Risk profiles will be generated to identify individuals at greatest risk for early mortality. Separate analyses and risk profiles will be generated based on injury severity, gender and race/ethnicity. ..
- UW Center on Outcomes Research in Rehabilitation(RMI)Dagmar Amtmann; Fiscal Year: 2008....
- Case/Cleveland Clinical Research Training Program (RMI)Richard Rudick; Fiscal Year: 2004..It will host a national conference on this theme during 2007 to exchange "lessons learned" and evaluate how NIH-sponsored programs are measuring up to this strategic goal. ..
- Case/Cleveland Clinic Clinical Research Training Program (RMI)Richard Rudick; Fiscal Year: 2007..It will host a national conference on this theme during 2007 to exchange "lessons learned" and evaluate how NIH-sponsored programs are measuring up to this strategic goal. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- REHABILITATION AND FUNCTION RECOVERY AFTER HIP FRACTUREYuchi Young; Fiscal Year: 2003..Findings will be useful for developing intervention programs to improve functional independence among elderly hip fracture patients. ..
- Improved Outcomes in Arthritis:Aramis 2006James 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. ..
- Ameliorating Disability through Power TrainingJonathan Bean; Fiscal Year: 2006..It will provide important insights into exercise's role in preserving late life functioning. ..
- Disability in Valued Life Activities in COPDPatricia Katz; Fiscal Year: 2009..The findings from this study will provide information that may help minimize VLA disability and the psychological distress that might result from VLA disability, thereby improving quality of life of persons with COPD. ..
- Exercise, Physical Function, and Parkinson's DiseaseMargaret L Schenkman; Fiscal Year: 2010..Further, we expect the PD-specific targeted intervention to be more effective than general endurance training or 'standard-of-care'at improving overall physical function. ..
- Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Multiple SclerosisRobert Motl; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- EXERCISE, DISABILITY, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND COSTSJames 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. ..
- Depression, adherence and health outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patientsSUSAN BARTLETT; Fiscal Year: 2008..Depression will be associated with increased non-adherence. To test these hypotheses, we will utilize a one year observational study of 200 RA patients seen in the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center. ..
- PREVENTION OF SUICIDE IN THE ELDERLYGeorge Alexopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2002..Data will also be collected to document the impact of intervention on patient care, and on physician knowledge, attitudes, and satisfaction and test hypotheses derived from preliminary studies of the three IRCs. ..
- Risk Factrors Associated with CFS and CF PrognosisLEONARD JASON; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- A Fatigue Item Bank for Children with CancerJin Shei Lai; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Epidemiology of Bathing Disability in Elderly PersonsThomas Gill; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- THE EFFECTS OF LAWS ON YOUTH PREVALENCELEONARD JASON; Fiscal Year: 2005..If these predicted findings do emerge, they will have an important influence on the ways in which public policy officials and community members consider interventions directed at lowering rates of smoking among their youth. ..
- Racial disparity in treating occupational low back painRaymond Tait; Fiscal Year: 2007..apos; ..
- VULNERABILITY, INTERVENING EVENTS & DISABILITY IN AGINGThomas Gill; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Computer Adaptive Testing of Functional StatusStephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Computer Adaptive Testing of Post-Acute Care FunctioningStephen Haley; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM GCRCRichard Rudick; Fiscal Year: 2003..The expected outcome of this construction project will be a centralized facility to conduct innovative, collaborative clinical research protocols and train a new generation of physician scientists. ..
- AN EVALUATION OF THE OXFORD HOUSE MODELLEONARD JASON; Fiscal Year: 2004..This study would be the first longitudinal evaluation of Oxford Houses, and it would provide important information on the nature and role of the Oxford House experience on long-term sobriety among recovering alcoholics. ..
- CLINICAL INVESTIGATOR TRAINING ENHANCEMENT: CITE PROGRAMKurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Contextual cueing and implicit learningYuhong Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2009..Understanding its cognitive and neural mechanisms is the first step toward understanding this ability in normal adults as well as in those whose explicit learning and memory mechanisms are impaired. ..
- EFFECTS/EXERCISE/ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION IN STROKE PATIENTSFREDERICK IVEY; Fiscal Year: 2007..Additional training in molecular medicine is facilitated by Drs. Shuldiner and McLenithan, co-mentors on the revised proposal. ..
- Cornell ACISR for Late Life DepressionGeorge Alexopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2007..We are confident that our work will both advance scientific knowledge and have a broad impact on the care of depressed, disabled elders. ..
- Home-based vs. Supervised Exercise for ClaudicantsAndrew W Gardner; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Bipolar Disorder, Subjectivity and Treatment AdherenceMartha Sajatovic; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Stepped Care for Depression and Musculoskeletal PainKurt Kroenke; Fiscal Year: 2007..Longitudinal assessment of the nondepressed cohort will establish the frequency and risk factors for incident depression. ..
- Under the Skin: Understanding the Role of Stress and Immune Function in Health DiJENNIFER DOWD; Fiscal Year: 2009..We will test whether these immune and infection markers are related to psychosocial and economic stressors and whether they mediate the relationship between SES and health outcomes including mortality. ..
- Factors influencing the evolution of knee osteoarthritisNajia Shakoor; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Behavioral Treatments for Rheumatoid ArthritisPerry Nicassio; Fiscal Year: 2007..We anticipate, for example, that improvement in RA disease severity resulting from CBT and TCC will be mediated by reductions in pro-inflammatory cytokines (IL-1, TNF, IL-6). [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions by Women with Physical DisabilitiesLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2007..Our findings will help begin educating patients and physicians and could perhaps improve breast cancer care for women with physical disabilities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Latent Mobility Abnormalities And FrailtyJoe Verghese; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- The Effect of Proximal and Distal Training on Stroke RecoveryHERMANO KREBS; Fiscal Year: 2008..A third group will be trained on the shoulder, elbow, and wrist simultaneously. Outcomes will be measured using standard instruments as well as robot-based measures. ..
- Combination Treatment for PTSD After the WTC AttackFranklin Schneier; Fiscal Year: 2008..Findings may enhance public health through the study of maximization of treatment response for this serious and common psychiatric disorder. ..
- Behavioral Interventions for the Dually DiagnosedMarc Rosen; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Refining Models for Risk Adjustment in Outpatient RehabilitationLinda Resnik; Fiscal Year: 2008..Lack of adjustment for comorbidity in quality measurement may foster an environment in which providers avoid treating patients with comorbid conditions who may have poorer response to treatment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- High Force Resistance Training and Dopamine Replacement Effects on Hypokinesia inLELAND DIBBLE; Fiscal Year: 2007..This process will allow us to better understand the mechanisms underlying the therapeutic effects of strengthening exercise for persons with Parkinson disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Personalized Physical Activity & Nutrition Intervention for Overweight/Obese.....James Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2008..Intention-to-treat analysis will be conducted using a series of mixed models that will compare the three treatment groups over time (pre-test and six, 12 and 18-month post-test). [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Diffusion Tensor Imaging of Wallerian Degeneration in MSKhader Hasan; Fiscal Year: 2009..This tool will also help in the fusion of multi-modal MRI data for a robust segmentation of the subregions of CC and 1C. The DTI measures, after accounting for the age and gender dependence will be correlated with the clinical measures. ..
- Cooperative Lifestyle Intervention ProgramWALTER REJESKI; Fiscal Year: 2009..Analyses will also be conducted to determine whether changes in the primary outcome are mediated by changes in constructs from social cognitive theory. ..
- Building Health Empowerment Zones for People with DisabilitiesJames Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2009..The primary outcome of this demonstration project is a model program for improving access to the built environment resulting in improved health and reduction of secondary conditions among people with mobility disabilities. ..
- Neural circuitry of submissive behavior and treatment response in social anxietyFranklin Schneier; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Parent Care Transitions, Marital Relationships, and Health OutcomesJamila Bookwala; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- RECOVERY OF VISUAL ACUITY IN VESTIBULAR DEFICITSSUSAN HERDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2002..The rol of perceptual learning will be assessed by comparing the re- and post-exercise values of dynamic visual acuity measured in a target motion-head still paradigm. ..
- How Access Affects Outcomes of Rehabilitation ServicesLisa Iezzoni; Fiscal Year: 2005..The primary outcome of the proposed study will be an assessment of the association of PT and OT, as routinely practiced nationwide and important outcomes of care. ..
- Economic, Social, and Psychological Burdens of ArthritisEdward Yelin; Fiscal Year: 2004..The conference will be one day in duration and will take place the day preceding the formal opening of the Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. ..
- Multiple Factors Affecting Placebo Response in PDChristopher Goetz; Fiscal Year: 2004..Defining these determinant influences will help enhance placebo responses in clinical practice and control them in clinical trials. ..
- Pharmacotherapy for Minor DepressionAndrew Nierenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results of this study will have profound public health implications by improving our understanding of the efficacy of SJW and standard antidepressants for the treatment of MinorD. ..
- Psychosocial Determinants of Nutrient Intake in GirlsRuth Striegel Moore; Fiscal Year: 2004..Adult weight was also measured. Results from our secondary analyses will be useful for interventions aimed at improving nutritional health. ..
- COURSE OF COGNITIVE FUNCTIONING IN LATE LIFE DEPRESSIONMeryl Butters; Fiscal Year: 2004..This award will provide the applicant with the resources to obtain the training necessary to initiate a line of programmatic research and to develop into an independent scientist. ..
- Automobile Crash Risks in Persons with DiabetesThomas Songer; Fiscal Year: 2004..This work has the potential to both enhance employment opportunities for persons with diabetes and maximize safety at existing venues. ..
- MOTIVATIONAL INTERVIEWING FOR SMOKING CESSATIONKELLY CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2004..Phase II goals include adding audio and video, developing additional modules for working with patients at different stages of change and conducting a large teaching effectiveness study with clinicians at two medical settings. ..
- ADAPTIVE SUPPORT ENVIRONMENT FOR ALCOHOL DEPENDENCEKELLY CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- RAPID MR VS XRAY: RANDOMIZED OUTCOME TRIAL FOR BACK PAINJEFFREY JARVIK; Fiscal Year: 2001..We have a window of opportunity before the rapid MRI becomes widely disseminated and a randomized trial is made impossible by the expectations of both patients and physicians. ..
- TEN YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF DUAL DIAGNOSIS TREATMENTRobert Drake; Fiscal Year: 2002..g., gastritis). The results will be of interest to policy makers in many states that are replicating the model of integrated dual-diagnosis services that has been used in New Hampshire since 1988. ..
- PREVENTION OF GERATRIC DEPRESSIONGeorge Alexopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2003..Accordingly, we are well positioned to meet the challenges inherent in this difficult but important area of research. ..
- PATHOGENESIS OF RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITYJonathan Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- FOREBRAIN MECHANISMS IN CHRONIC NON-NEUROPATHIC PAINKenneth Casey; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- NEUROPSYCHOLOGY AND DEMENTIAJane Paulsen; Fiscal Year: 2002..This award will facilitate the candidate's research efforts towards understanding brain-behavior relations in dementia and using this knowledge to assist families and individuals in treatment planning for the future. ..
- LOW BACK PAIN: A MOTOR CONTROL IMPAIRMENT?Sharon Henry; Fiscal Year: 2002..By having a better understanding of trunk motor coordination, evaluation and treatment strategies can be more specific and more effective in the rehabilitation of persons with LBP. ..
- Interventional Management of Stroke III Planning GrantJoseph Broderick; Fiscal Year: 2004..10. Explore funding of interventional angiography by CMS. 11. Continue interaction with industry, with attention to devices that might be applied to a device-augmented future IV/IA paradigm. ..
- RCT of Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy in OAJeffrey Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004..If funded, these planning activities would enable us initiate the full trial with minimal delay. ..
- Developing an Instrument to Measure Keyboarding StyleNancy Baker; Fiscal Year: 2006..This information will be integrated into the final tool, the PECKS. The PECKS can then be used to identify an individual who have keyboarding...styles that have been associated with MSD-UE. ..
- Cognitive Behavioral Chronic Pain Management WorkbookKELLY CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2006..The Phase II plan is to complete the Pain Workbook and to conduct a larger randomized effectiveness trial. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Culture and Mobility Device Use in Older AdultsLinda Resnik; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Integrated Care for Depression and Chronic Back PainMichael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Social Role Disability and Mental-Physical Co-MorbidityMichael Von Korff; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- HIV Risk Prevention: A Computer TutorialKELLY CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Adaptation to controlled vestibular stimulationDANIEL MERFELD; Fiscal Year: 2005..All of these proposed specific aims will be investigated by measuring changes in the vestibulo-ocular responses induced by changes in chronic, patterned, electrical stimulation of the peripheral vestibular system. ..
- EARLY DETECTION AND PREVENTION OF CHRONIC PAIN DISABILITRobert Gatchel; Fiscal Year: 2003..These 3 research projects will explore the efficacy of early identification of "high risk" acute patients in order to provide biobehavioral treatment intervention, while simultaneously evaluating cost-effectiveness. ..
- Universal Exercise Kits for Manual Wheelchair UsersJames Rimmer; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ANABOLIC STEROIDS AND EXERCISE IN HEMODIALYSISKIRSTEN JOHANSEN; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Low Vision Rehabilitation Consensus ProjectRobert Massof; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Prevention of post-stroke depression-treatment strategyRobert Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Nursing Home IT: Optimal Medication and Care DeliverySusan Horn; Fiscal Year: 2006..Distill and summarize lessons learned about what is critical for successful implementation of HIT in nursing homes, including facilitators, barriers, and strategies to address them. ..
- Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of PTSD in SMI ClientsKim T Mueser; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results of this research will bring the field one step closer to having an evidence-based practice for trauma and PTSD in clients with SMI. ..
- Validating a child acute stress measure in English and SpanishNancy Kassam Adams; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SSAndrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005..Subjects will repeat the test battery (MRI, EMG, and clinical evaluation) approximately 18 months later. Appropriate statistics will test each of the four hypotheses. ..
- Recovery in Schizophrenia: Longitudinal CourseMartin Harrow; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Efficacy of Acupuncture with PT for Knee Osteo-ArthritisJohn Farrar; Fiscal Year: 2005..However, if the results are negative, then the addition of acupuncture to EPT should be generally curtailed. ..
- HRQL Impact of Chronic Conditions and Comorbidity BurdenPatrick Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2006..S. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Visual Dysfunction and Quality of Life in MSLaura Balcer; Fiscal Year: 2003..This proposal will provide a crucial foundation for future studies of vision in MS that will involve longitudinal assessment. ..
- Energy Absorbing Transit Safe Wheelchair CasterLINDA VANROOSMALEN; Fiscal Year: 2004..Upon successful completion of Phase I, FrogLegs will pursue Phase II STTR funding to further develop the transit safe caster-fork assembly for daily use on a variety of wheelchairs. ..
- Strategies for Improving Sedation Outcomes in the ICUJOHN KRESS; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Efficacy of a Health Intervention for People with Intellectual DisabilitiesWilli Horner Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- TRUCKING FIRM CHARACTERISTICS, DRIVER INJURY AND OUTCOMEArthur Oleinick; Fiscal Year: 2003..Predictive value is evaluated by ROC curves, the Bayes Information Criteria or other recommended approaches. ..