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Knowing you have been formally assessed as competent: Rheumatology practitioners' views of an osce (2008)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., & Ryan, S. J. (2008). Knowing you have been formally assessed as competent: Rheumatology practitioners' views of an osce. Rheumatology,

Background: The objective structured clinical evaluation (OSCE) is increasingly being used to evaluate clinical skills and reasoning ability in under- and postgraduate programmes. Effectiveness of a Rheumatology OSCE has been evaluated in an MSc Rheu... Read More about Knowing you have been formally assessed as competent: Rheumatology practitioners' views of an osce.

Patient perceptions on energizers and drainers in RA fatigue: Implications for clincial practice (2008)
Journal Article
Cliss, A. C., Ambler, N., Knops, B., Swinkels, A., Hammond, A., Kitchen, K., …Hewlett, S. (2008). Patient perceptions on energizers and drainers in RA fatigue: Implications for clincial practice. Rheumatology,

Background: Fatigue is a significant symptom of RA, yet patients have reported feeling unsupported by clinicians, and self-management has variable success. This study aimed to explore the patients’ perception of what contributes to, or resolves fatig... Read More about Patient perceptions on energizers and drainers in RA fatigue: Implications for clincial practice.

Standards, challenges and solutions: Developing a rheumatology core teaching set for undergraduate health professionals (2008)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Clarke, B., O’Brien, A., Hammond, A., Ryan, S., Kay, L., …Almeida, C. (2008). Standards, challenges and solutions: Developing a rheumatology core teaching set for undergraduate health professionals. Rheumatology,

Background: Rheumatological conditions are common, thus health professionals require at least basic rheumatology knowledge upon qualifying. The aim of this study was to develop a core set of teaching topics and potential ways of delivering them.... Read More about Standards, challenges and solutions: Developing a rheumatology core teaching set for undergraduate health professionals.

Rheumatology education for undergraduate nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy students in the UK: standards, challenges and solutions (2008)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Clarke, B., O'Brien, A., Hammond, A., Ryan, S., Kay, L., …Almeida, C. (2008). Rheumatology education for undergraduate nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy students in the UK: standards, challenges and solutions. Rheumatology, 47(7), 1025-1030. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/ken139

Objectives. Rheumatological conditions are common, thus nurses (Ns) occupational therapists (OTs) and physiotherapists (PTs) require at least basic rheumatology knowledge upon qualifying. The aim of this study was to develop a core set of teachi... Read More about Rheumatology education for undergraduate nursing, physiotherapy and occupational therapy students in the UK: standards, challenges and solutions.

The clinical effectiveness of static resting splints in early rheumatoid arthritis: a randomised controlled trial (2008)
Journal Article
Adams, J., Burridge, J., Mullee, M., Hammond, A., & Cooper, C. (2008). The clinical effectiveness of static resting splints in early rheumatoid arthritis: a randomised controlled trial. Rheumatology, 47(10), 1548-1553. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/ken292

Objective. To evaluate the effectiveness of static resting splints in early RA. Methods. A multicentre, randomized, trial was conducted. Patients (n = 120) received either static resting splints [positioned with the wrist in neutral, MCP joint (MC... Read More about The clinical effectiveness of static resting splints in early rheumatoid arthritis: a randomised controlled trial.

The De Quervain’s screening tool: development, validity and reliability (2008)
Journal Article
Batteson, R., Hammond, A., Burke, F., & Sinha, M. (2008). The De Quervain’s screening tool: development, validity and reliability. Musculoskeletal Care, 6(3), 168-180. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.129

Background: Studies into the effectiveness of interventions for upper limb soft tissue disorders have been hampered by a lack of consistently used diagnostic criteria, meaning that comparison of research results is a problem. To aid homogeneous recr... Read More about The De Quervain’s screening tool: development, validity and reliability.

Effects of a modular behavioural arthritis education programme: a pragmatic parallel group randomized controlled trial (2008)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Bryan, J., & Hardy, A. (2008). Effects of a modular behavioural arthritis education programme: a pragmatic parallel group randomized controlled trial. Rheumatology, 47(11), 1712-1718. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/ken380

Objectives. Rheumatology guidelines recommend people with RA receive behavioural self-management education. This study developed a modular behavioural group programme and evaluated its longer term effects on pain, physical and psychological status.... Read More about Effects of a modular behavioural arthritis education programme: a pragmatic parallel group randomized controlled trial.