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The OMERACT emerging leaders program: The good, the bad, and the future (2019)
Journal Article
Flurey, C. A., Tugwell, P. S., Black, R. J., Halls, S., Page, M. J., Robson, J. C., …Richards, B. (2019). The OMERACT emerging leaders program: The good, the bad, and the future. Journal of Rheumatology, 46(8), 1047-1052. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.181126

The Journal of Rheumatology Copyright © 2019. All rights reserved. Objective. To describe the experience of the first OMERACT Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). Methods. A Delphi process identified positive aspects, areas for improvement, and future dir... Read More about The OMERACT emerging leaders program: The good, the bad, and the future.

Dose reduction of biologic therapy in inflammatory arthritis: A qualitative study of patients' perceptions and needs (2018)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Haig-Ferguson, A., Rose-Parfitt, E., Halls, S., Freke, S., & Creamer, P. (2019). Dose reduction of biologic therapy in inflammatory arthritis: A qualitative study of patients' perceptions and needs. Musculoskeletal Care, 17(1), 63-71. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1367

© 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Objective: Successful biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (bDMARD) dose reduction appears increasingly possible from clinical trials. The present study aimed to understand the patient perspective of bDMARD... Read More about Dose reduction of biologic therapy in inflammatory arthritis: A qualitative study of patients' perceptions and needs.

Stiffness is the cardinal symptom of inflammatory musculoskeletal diseases, yet still variably measured: Report from the OMERACT 2016 Stiffness Special Interest Group (2017)
Journal Article
Holt, R. J., Hill, C. L., Bingham, C. O., Bartlett, S. J., Mackie, S. L., Leong, A. L., …Orbai, A. M. (2017). Stiffness is the cardinal symptom of inflammatory musculoskeletal diseases, yet still variably measured: Report from the OMERACT 2016 Stiffness Special Interest Group. Journal of Rheumatology, 44(12), 1904-1910. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.161073

Copyright © 2017. All rights reserved. Objective. The objectives of the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) Stiffness special interest group (SIG) are to characterize stiffness as an outcome in rheumatic disease and to identify and validate a... Read More about Stiffness is the cardinal symptom of inflammatory musculoskeletal diseases, yet still variably measured: Report from the OMERACT 2016 Stiffness Special Interest Group.

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.

Health Professionals' Perceptions of the Effects of Exercise on Joint Health in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients (2016)
Journal Article
Thom, J. M., Maddison, P. J., Markland, D. A., Jones, J. G., Halls, S., Law, R. J., …Thom, J. (2017). Health Professionals' Perceptions of the Effects of Exercise on Joint Health in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Musculoskeletal Care, 15(3), 196-209. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1157

Copyright © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Objectives: Although exercise is an important factor in the management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), research indicates that patients perceive that health professionals (HPs) are uncertain about the place of... Read More about Health Professionals' Perceptions of the Effects of Exercise on Joint Health in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients.

Development of a provisional core domain set for polymyalgia rheumatica: Report from the OMERACT 12 Polymyalgia Rheumatica Working Group (2016)
Journal Article
Mackie, S. L., Kirwan, J. R., Mallen, C. D., Simon, L. S., Neill, L. M., Hill, C. L., …Mackie, S. (2016). Development of a provisional core domain set for polymyalgia rheumatica: Report from the OMERACT 12 Polymyalgia Rheumatica Working Group. Journal of Rheumatology, 43(1), 182-186. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.141179

The Journal of Rheumatology Copyright © 2016. All rights reserved. Objective. The Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) working group aims to develop a core set of outcome measures to be used in clinical trials for P... Read More about Development of a provisional core domain set for polymyalgia rheumatica: Report from the OMERACT 12 Polymyalgia Rheumatica Working Group.

Understanding the patient experience of stiffness, and developing a stiffness patient-recorded outcome measure in rheumatoid arthritis (2016)
Thesis
Halls, S. Understanding the patient experience of stiffness, and developing a stiffness patient-recorded outcome measure in rheumatoid arthritis. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, systemic, inflammatory disease. Stiffness is a major symptom of RA which is commonly reported by patients, affects patients’ daily life, and is relevant to patients in relation to fluctuating aspects of RA such... Read More about Understanding the patient experience of stiffness, and developing a stiffness patient-recorded outcome measure in rheumatoid arthritis.

Feasibility and domain validation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flare core domain set: Report of the OMERACT 2014 RA Flare Group plenary (2015)
Journal Article
Bartlett, S. J., Bykerk, V. P., Cooksey, R., Choy, E. H., Alten, R., Christensen, R., …Bingham, C. O. (2015). Feasibility and domain validation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flare core domain set: Report of the OMERACT 2014 RA Flare Group plenary. Journal of Rheumatology, 42(11), 2185-2189. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.141169

The Journal of Rheumatology Copyright © 2015. All rights reserved. Objective. The Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Flare Group was established to develop an approach to identify and measure RA flares. An overview o... Read More about Feasibility and domain validation of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flare core domain set: Report of the OMERACT 2014 RA Flare Group plenary.

More than just minutes of stiffness in the morning: Report from the OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis flare group stiffness breakout sessions (2015)
Journal Article
Woodworth, T. G., March, L., Furst, D. E., Christensen, R., Choy, E. H., Bykerk, V. P., …Bingham III, C. O. (2015). More than just minutes of stiffness in the morning: Report from the OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis flare group stiffness breakout sessions. Journal of Rheumatology, 42(11), 2182-2184. https://doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.141172

The Journal of Rheumatology Copyright © 2015. All rights reserved. Objective. Stiffness was endorsed within the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) flare core domain set at the previous Outcome Measures in Rheumatology meeting (OMERACT 11). Two stiffness break... Read More about More than just minutes of stiffness in the morning: Report from the OMERACT rheumatoid arthritis flare group stiffness breakout sessions.