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Rehabilitation in rheumatoid arthritis: a critical review (2004)
Journal Article
Hammond, A. (2004). Rehabilitation in rheumatoid arthritis: a critical review. Musculoskeletal Care, 2(3), 135. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.66

This article considers the evidence for effectiveness and timing of rehabilitation for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The Cochrane Library, DARE, Medline, Embase, CINAHL and AMED were searched to identify systematic reviews and randomized con... Read More about Rehabilitation in rheumatoid arthritis: a critical review.

Chapter 5.7 : Occupational therapy and ergonomy (2004)
Book Chapter
Hammond, A., & Batteson, R. (2004). Chapter 5.7 : Occupational therapy and ergonomy. In B. Hazelman, G. Riley, & C. Speed (Eds.), Oxford Textbook of Soft Tissue Rheumatology (306-317). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Of all soft tissue complaints, occupational therapists treat soft tissue disorders of the upper limb most frequently, and in particular those considered to be Work Related Upper Limb Disorders (WRULDS). This is therefore the main focus of this chapt... Read More about Chapter 5.7 : Occupational therapy and ergonomy.

Correlation between upper limb functional ability and structural hand impairment in an early rheumatoid population (2004)
Journal Article
Adams, J., Burridge, J., Mullee, M., Hammond, A., & Cooper, C. (2004). Correlation between upper limb functional ability and structural hand impairment in an early rheumatoid population. Clinical Rehabilitation, 18(4), 405. https://doi.org/10.1191/0269215504cr732oa

Objective: To explore the relationship in individuals with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) between self-report upper limb function, therapist-assessed upper limb function and therapist-assessed measures of structural impairment (handgrip, active hand... Read More about Correlation between upper limb functional ability and structural hand impairment in an early rheumatoid population.

The long-term outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of an educational–behavioural joint protection programme for people with rheumatoid arthritis (2004)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., & Freeman, K. (2004). The long-term outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of an educational–behavioural joint protection programme for people with rheumatoid arthritis. Clinical Rehabilitation, 18(5), 520. https://doi.org/10.1191/0269215504cr766oa

Objective: To evaluate the long-term effects of joint protection on health status of people with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Design: A four-year follow-up of a randomized, controlled, assessor-blinded trial was conducted. Setting: Two rheu... Read More about The long-term outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of an educational–behavioural joint protection programme for people with rheumatoid arthritis.