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Hip and knee replacements: Should we follow them up? A survey of orthopaedic health professionals (2020)
Journal Article
Rose, A., Dures, E., & Smith, L. K. (in press). Hip and knee replacements: Should we follow them up? A survey of orthopaedic health professionals. Musculoskeletal Care, 18(1), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1427

The aim of this study was to collect evidence on the current view of orthopaedic health professionals on follow-up services after hip or knee replacement. It consisted of a short survey that was distributed, following ethical approval, at the British... Read More about Hip and knee replacements: Should we follow them up? A survey of orthopaedic health professionals.

Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: The RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations (2019)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Almeida, C., Ambler, N., Blair, P., Choy, E., Dures, E., …Pollock, J. (2019). Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: The RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations. Health Technology Assessment, 23(57), https://doi.org/10.3310/hta23570

Background: Fatigue is a major problem in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There is evidence for cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) delivered by clinical psychologists but few rheumatology units have psychologists. Objectives: To compare clinical and... Read More about Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: The RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations.

Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: the RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations (2019)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Almeida, C., Ambler, N., Blair, P. S., Choy, E., Dures, E., …Pollock, J. (2019). Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: the RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations. Health Technology Assessment, 23(57), 1-130. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta23570

BACKGROUND: Fatigue is a major problem in rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There is evidence for the clinical effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) delivered by clinical psychologists, but few rheumatology units have psychologists. OBJECTIVE... Read More about Group cognitive–behavioural programme to reduce the impact of rheumatoid arthritis fatigue: the RAFT RCT with economic and qualitative evaluations.

Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, L., Powell, J., Dures, E., Palmer, S., Lenguerrand, E., Beswick, A., & Blom, A. (2019). Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed?

Abstract for BOA 2019 Although long-term follow up of joint replacement is advocated, in a national audit of 42 orthopaedic units, only 43% were continuing follow up beyond 5 years. Four studies were conducted using mixed methods research to address... Read More about Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed?.

Diagnosis and initial management in psoriatic arthritis: A qualitative study with patients (2019)
Journal Article
Dures, E., Bowen, C., Brooke, M., Lord, J., Tillett, W., McHugh, N., & Hewlett, S. (2019). Diagnosis and initial management in psoriatic arthritis: A qualitative study with patients. Rheumatology Advances in Practice, 3(2), https://doi.org/10.1093/rap/rkz022

Objectives. PsA is an inflammatory condition that can cause pain, fatigue, swelling and joint stiffness. The consequences include impaired physical function, a high psychosocial burden, reduced quality of life and work disability. The presenting sym... Read More about Diagnosis and initial management in psoriatic arthritis: A qualitative study with patients.

Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness for long-term follow-up of total hip arthroplasty (2019)
Journal Article
Smith, L. K., Dures, E., & Beswick, A. (2019). Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness for long-term follow-up of total hip arthroplasty. Orthopedic Research and Reviews, 11, 69-78. https://doi.org/10.2147/ORR.S199183

Objectives Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is highly successful but national registries indicate that average age has lowered and that younger patients are at higher risk of revision. Long-term follow-up of THA was historically recommended to identify... Read More about Systematic review of the clinical effectiveness for long-term follow-up of total hip arthroplasty.

The experience of people with rheumatoid arthritis living with fatigue: A qualitative metasynthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Primdahl, J., Hegelund, A., Lorenzen, A. G., Løppenthin, K., Dures, E., & Esbensen, B. A. (2019). The experience of people with rheumatoid arthritis living with fatigue: A qualitative metasynthesis. BMJ Open, 9(3), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024338

Objectives To identify, appraise and synthesise qualitative studies on the experience of living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)-related fatigue. Methods We conducted a qualitative metasynthesis encompassing a systematic literature search in Febr... Read More about The experience of people with rheumatoid arthritis living with fatigue: A qualitative metasynthesis.

Reducing arthritis fatigue impact: Two-year randomised controlled trial of cognitive behavioural approaches by rheumatology teams (RAFT) (2019)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Almeida, C., Ambler, N., Blair, P. S., Choy, E. H., Dures, E., …Pollock, J. (2019). Reducing arthritis fatigue impact: Two-year randomised controlled trial of cognitive behavioural approaches by rheumatology teams (RAFT). Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 78(4), 465-472. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-214469

© Author(s) (or their employer(s)) 2019. Objectives To see if a group course delivered by rheumatology teams using cognitive-behavioural approaches, plus usual care, reduced RA fatigue impact more than usual care alone. Methods Multicentre, 2-year ra... Read More about Reducing arthritis fatigue impact: Two-year randomised controlled trial of cognitive behavioural approaches by rheumatology teams (RAFT).

Exploring the illness representations of people with psoriatic arthritis: A secondary analysis of focus group data (2018)
Journal Article
Erskine, G., Dures, E., McHugh, N., & Hewlett, S. (2018). Exploring the illness representations of people with psoriatic arthritis: A secondary analysis of focus group data. Rheumatology Advances in Practice, 2(2), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1093/rap/rky023

© The Author(s) 2018. Background. PsA is an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis, affecting the joints and connective tissue. According to the common-sense model (CSM), patients develop illness beliefs when faced with new symptoms, which... Read More about Exploring the illness representations of people with psoriatic arthritis: A secondary analysis of focus group data.

Multinational Qualitative Research Study Exploring the Patient Experience of Raynaud's Phenomenon in Systemic Sclerosis (2017)
Journal Article
Robson, J., Pauling, J. D., Domsic, R. T., Saketkoo, L. A., Almeida, C., Withey, J., …Hewlett, S. (2018). Multinational Qualitative Research Study Exploring the Patient Experience of Raynaud's Phenomenon in Systemic Sclerosis. Arthritis Care and Research, 70(9), 1373-1384. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.23475

© 2017, American College of Rheumatology Objective: Raynaud's phenomenon (RP) is the most common manifestation of systemic sclerosis (SSc). RP is an episodic phenomenon, not easily assessed in the clinic, leading to reliance on self-report. A thoroug... Read More about Multinational Qualitative Research Study Exploring the Patient Experience of Raynaud's Phenomenon in Systemic Sclerosis.

Multinational qualitative research study exploring the patient experience of Raynaud’s phenomenon in systemic sclerosis (2017)
Journal Article
Pauling, J., Domsic, R., Saketkoo, L., Almeida, C., Withey, J., Jay, H., …Hewlett, S. (2018). Multinational qualitative research study exploring the patient experience of Raynaud’s phenomenon in systemic sclerosis. Arthritis Care and Research, 70(9), 1373-1384. https://doi.org/10.1002/acr.23475

Objective. Raynaud’s phenomenon (RP) is the most common manifestation of systemic sclerosis (SSc). RP is an episodic phenomenon, not easily assessed in the clinic, leading to reliance on self-report. A thorough understanding of the patient experience... Read More about Multinational qualitative research study exploring the patient experience of Raynaud’s phenomenon in systemic sclerosis.

The revised Bristol Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue measures and the Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact of Disease scale: Validation in six countries (2017)
Journal Article
Hagel, S., Carmona, L., Cramp, F., Petersson, I. F., Hewlett, S., Kirwan, J., …Gossec, L. (2018). The revised Bristol Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue measures and the Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact of Disease scale: Validation in six countries. Rheumatology, 57(2), 300-308. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kex370

© The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Society for Rheumatology. All rights reserved. Objective. To evaluate the Bristol Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue Multidimensional Questionnaire (BRAFMDQ), the revised Bris... Read More about The revised Bristol Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue measures and the Rheumatoid Arthritis Impact of Disease scale: Validation in six countries.

A multicenter nominal group study to rank outcomes important to patients, and their representation in existing composite outcome measures for psoriatic arthritis (2017)
Journal Article
Helliwell, P. S., Tillett, W., Dures, E., Hewlett, S., Helliwell, P., FitzGerald, O., …McHugh, N. (2017). A multicenter nominal group study to rank outcomes important to patients, and their representation in existing composite outcome measures for psoriatic arthritis. Journal of Rheumatology, 44(10), 1445-1452. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.161459

© Copyright 2017 The Journal of Rheumatology. All rights reserved. Objective. To rank outcomes identified as important to patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and examine their representation in existing composite measures. Methods. Seven nominal... Read More about A multicenter nominal group study to rank outcomes important to patients, and their representation in existing composite outcome measures for psoriatic arthritis.

Development and testing of candidate items for inclusion in a new rheumatoid arthritis stiffness patient-reported outcome measure (2017)
Journal Article
Kirwan, J. R., Halls, S., Dures, E., Pollock, J., Baker, G., Edmunds, A., & Hewlett, S. (2018). Development and testing of candidate items for inclusion in a new rheumatoid arthritis stiffness patient-reported outcome measure. Rheumatology, 57(2), 263-272. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kex085

© The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the British Society for Rheumatology. All rights reserved. Objective. To qualitatively develop and test a set of candidate items for a new RA stiffness patientreported outcome measu... Read More about Development and testing of candidate items for inclusion in a new rheumatoid arthritis stiffness patient-reported outcome measure.

Important Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: A Multisite Qualitative Study (2017)
Journal Article
Tillett, W., Dures, E., Hewlett, S., Lord, J., Bowen, C., & McHugh, N. (2017). Important Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: A Multisite Qualitative Study. Patient, 10(4), 455-462. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40271-017-0221-4

© 2017, The Author(s). Background: Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a variable and complex inflammatory condition. Symptoms can compromise physical function, reduce quality of life, and accrue significant health costs. Commonly used patient-reported outc... Read More about Important Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: A Multisite Qualitative Study.

The experience of foot problems and decisions to access foot care in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A qualitative study (2017)
Journal Article
Kirwan, J., Wilson, O., Kirkwan, J., Dures, E., Quest, E., & Hewlett, S. (2017). The experience of foot problems and decisions to access foot care in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A qualitative study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13047-017-0188-3

© 2017 The Author(s). Background: Although foot problems are common in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the consequences of foot problems from the patient perspective have not been fully explored. The aims of this study were to explore the experience of fo... Read More about The experience of foot problems and decisions to access foot care in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A qualitative study.

International patient and physician consensus on a psoriatic arthritis core outcome set for clinical trials (2016)
Journal Article
Christensen, R., Callis Duffin, K., Elmamoun, M., Grieb, S. D., Shea, J. A., De Wit, M., …Ogdie, A. (2017). International patient and physician consensus on a psoriatic arthritis core outcome set for clinical trials. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 76(4), 673-680. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-210242

© 2017 Published by the BMJ Publishing Group Limited. Objective To identify a core set of domains (outcomes) to be measured in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) clinical trials that represent both patients' and physicians' priorities. Methods We conducted (1... Read More about International patient and physician consensus on a psoriatic arthritis core outcome set for clinical trials.

Patients’ Perspectives on the Psychological Impact of Inflammatory Arthritis and Meeting the Associated Support Needs: Open-Ended Responses in a Multi-Centre Survey (2016)
Journal Article
Morris, M., Ambler, N., Caesley, J., Peterson, A., Fraser, I., Dures, E., …Pollock, J. (2017). Patients’ Perspectives on the Psychological Impact of Inflammatory Arthritis and Meeting the Associated Support Needs: Open-Ended Responses in a Multi-Centre Survey. Musculoskeletal Care, 15(3), 175-185. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1159

Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Objectives: Psychological support for inflammatory arthritis is recommended in rheumatology treatment guidelines. Previous research found that high numbers of patients would access such support but that prov... Read More about Patients’ Perspectives on the Psychological Impact of Inflammatory Arthritis and Meeting the Associated Support Needs: Open-Ended Responses in a Multi-Centre Survey.

Translating patient reported outcome measures: Methodological issues explored using cognitive interviewing with three rheumatoid arthritis measures in six European languages (2016)
Journal Article
Hagel, S., Bode, C., Hewlett, S., Nicklin, J., Bode, C., Carmona, L., …Gossec, L. (2016). Translating patient reported outcome measures: Methodological issues explored using cognitive interviewing with three rheumatoid arthritis measures in six European languages. Rheumatology, 55(6), 1009-1016. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kew011

© The Author 2016. Objective. Cross-cultural translation of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) is a lengthy process, often performed professionally. Cognitive interviewing assesses patient comprehension of PROMs. The objective was to evaluate... Read More about Translating patient reported outcome measures: Methodological issues explored using cognitive interviewing with three rheumatoid arthritis measures in six European languages.

A qualitative study of patients' perspectives on collaboration to support self-management in routine rheumatology consultations (2016)
Journal Article
Clarke, J., Dures, E., Hewlett, S., Ambler, N., Jenkins, R., Clarke, J., & Gooberman-Hill, R. (2016). A qualitative study of patients' perspectives on collaboration to support self-management in routine rheumatology consultations. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 17(1), 129-137. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-0984-0

© 2016 Dures et al. Background: Self-management of inflammatory arthritis (IA) requires patients to address the impact of symptoms, treatment, and the psychosocial consequences of a long term condition. There are several possible mechanisms for facil... Read More about A qualitative study of patients' perspectives on collaboration to support self-management in routine rheumatology consultations.