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Joint Protection : enabling change in musculoskeletal conditions (2014)
Book Chapter
Hammond, A. (2015). Joint Protection : enabling change in musculoskeletal conditions. In I. Soderback (Ed.), International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions (Second Edition) (607-618). New York: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08141-0_42

Joint protection includes applying ergonomic principles in daily life, altering working methods, using assistive devices, and modifying environments. It is taught to people with musculoskeletal conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarth... Read More about Joint Protection : enabling change in musculoskeletal conditions.

Joint protection and hand exercises for hand osteoarthritis: an economic evaluation comparing methods for the analysis of factorial data (2014)
Journal Article
Oppong, R., Jowett, A., Nicholls, E., Whitehurst, D., Hill, S., Hammond, A., …Dziedzic, K. (2014). Joint protection and hand exercises for hand osteoarthritis: an economic evaluation comparing methods for the analysis of factorial data. Rheumatology, 54(5), 876-883. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keu389

Objectives: Evidence regarding the cost-effectiveness of joint protection and hand exercises for the management of hand osteoarthritis (OA) is not well established. The primary aim of this study is to assess the cost-effectiveness (cost-utility) of... Read More about Joint protection and hand exercises for hand osteoarthritis: an economic evaluation comparing methods for the analysis of factorial data.

Linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of an English version of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis (2014)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Tyson, S., Prior, Y., Hawkins, R., Tennant, A., Nordenskiold, U., …Cederlund, R. (2014). Linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of an English version of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 12(143), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12955-014-0143-y

Background: To linguistically validate and culturally adapt the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire (EDAQ) for use in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from Swedish to British English. The EDAQ is a patient reported outcome measure of daily activity a... Read More about Linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of an English version of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis.

The Elizabeth Casson Memorial lecture 2014: Changing ways; changing times. (2014)
Journal Article
Hammond, A. (2014). The Elizabeth Casson Memorial lecture 2014: Changing ways; changing times. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 77(8), 392-399. https://doi.org/10.4276/030802214X14071472109806

This lecture reflects on: how Rheumatology occupational therapy practice and research has developed in the last 30 years; self-management in Rheumatology (a person’s ability to manage the symptoms, treatment, physical, and psychosocial consequence... Read More about The Elizabeth Casson Memorial lecture 2014: Changing ways; changing times..

FRI0592-HPR Work rehabilitation in inflammatory arthritis: A pilot randomised controlled trial (2014)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Prior, Y., O'Brien, R., Woodbridge, S., & Radford, K. (2014). FRI0592-HPR Work rehabilitation in inflammatory arthritis: A pilot randomised controlled trial. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 73(Suppl), 1209-1209. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-eular.5378

Background Work problems are common in people with inflammatory arthritis (IA): with 28-40% of people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) stopping work in 5y of diagnosis. There is little research into effectiveness of job retention vocational rehabilitat... Read More about FRI0592-HPR Work rehabilitation in inflammatory arthritis: A pilot randomised controlled trial.

OP0083-HPR development of the evaluation of daily activities questionnaire in musculoskeletal conditions: Psychometric testing (2014)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Prior, Y., Horton, M., Tennant, A., & Tyson, S. (2014). OP0083-HPR development of the evaluation of daily activities questionnaire in musculoskeletal conditions: Psychometric testing. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 73(Suppl2), 93. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-eular.3334

Background The English Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire (EDAQ) is a patient reported measure of activity limitations including 138 activities in 14 domains. It has been linguistically and culturally validated from the original Swedish to En... Read More about OP0083-HPR development of the evaluation of daily activities questionnaire in musculoskeletal conditions: Psychometric testing.

Do Occupational therapy services fulfil the work related needs of rheumatology patients in the UK? (2014)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., & Hammond, A. (2014). Do Occupational therapy services fulfil the work related needs of rheumatology patients in the UK?. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 73(Suppl2), 93. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-eular.3407

Background: Before becoming work disabled, people with inflammatory arthritis (IA) experience work instability, which threatens employment. Thus, many employed people with IA are at risk of losing their job. Rheumatology Occupational Therapists (OT)... Read More about Do Occupational therapy services fulfil the work related needs of rheumatology patients in the UK?.

Is pain disabling adults with musculoskeletal conditions? (2014)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., Hammond, A., & Tyson, S. (2014). Is pain disabling adults with musculoskeletal conditions?. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 73(Supp2), 1172. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-eular.3399

Background: Pain is the most common symptom of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, affecting two thirds of adults aged ≥50 years in the UK (1). MSK pain often becomes chronic and significantly reduces people’s ability to participate in daily activities... Read More about Is pain disabling adults with musculoskeletal conditions?.

Rheumatology occupational therapists' line managers' views of a vocational rehabilitation programme delivered to patients with work problems (2014)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., Amanna, A., & Hammond, A. (2014). Rheumatology occupational therapists' line managers' views of a vocational rehabilitation programme delivered to patients with work problems. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 74(Supp2), 1352. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.1998

Background: Before becoming work disabled people with inflammatory arthritis experience work instability, which threatens employment. Occupational therapists (OT) are well–placed to assist patients to remain at work [1]. However, many OTs in the UK l... Read More about Rheumatology occupational therapists' line managers' views of a vocational rehabilitation programme delivered to patients with work problems.

Rheumatoid arthritis patients' views of a vocational rehabilitation intervention provided by rheumatology occupational therapists (2014)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., Bodell, S., Amanna, A., & Hammond, A. (2014). Rheumatoid arthritis patients' views of a vocational rehabilitation intervention provided by rheumatology occupational therapists. Rheumatology, 53, 121-122. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keu106.008

Background: Work disability in RA is common and many are unlikely to return to work once they cease working. Rheumatology occupational therapists (OTs) are well-placed to identify the work problems of people with RA as their role includes evaluating... Read More about Rheumatoid arthritis patients' views of a vocational rehabilitation intervention provided by rheumatology occupational therapists.

A systematic review of compression gloves in arthritis (2014)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Jones, V., & Prior, Y. (2014). A systematic review of compression gloves in arthritis. Rheumatology, 53(Supp1), i125. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keu107.006

Background: Compression gloves (CG) are provided in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), inflammatory arthritis (IA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and hand osteoarthritis (OA) to relieve pain and swelling at night, reduce stiffness and improve hand movem... Read More about A systematic review of compression gloves in arthritis.

Reliability of three objective hand measures : joint circumference, composite finger flexion and the grip ability test (2014)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Jones, V., & Prior, Y. (2014). Reliability of three objective hand measures : joint circumference, composite finger flexion and the grip ability test. Rheumatology, 53(Supp1), i124. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keu107.004

Background: Prior to a feasibility study evaluating compression gloves in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), we searched AMED (1985- April 2013) and MEDLINE (1988 - April 2013) to identify reliable methods of evaluating objective measures of hand joint swell... Read More about Reliability of three objective hand measures : joint circumference, composite finger flexion and the grip ability test.

Rheumatoid arthritis patients’ views of a vocational rehabilitation intervention provided by rheumatology occupational therapists (2014)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., Amanna, A., Bodell, S., & Hammond, A. (2014). Rheumatoid arthritis patients’ views of a vocational rehabilitation intervention provided by rheumatology occupational therapists. Rheumatology, 53(Supp.1), i121-i122. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keu106.008

Background: Work disability in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is common and many are unlikely to return to work once they cease working. This study, nested within a randomised controlled trial (RCT) of a vocational rehabilitation (VR) programme, aimed to... Read More about Rheumatoid arthritis patients’ views of a vocational rehabilitation intervention provided by rheumatology occupational therapists.

Supporting employed patients with musculoskeletal conditions: a UK survey of occupational therapists (2014)
Journal Article
Coole, C., Drummond, A., Watson, P., Hammond, A., Birks, E., & Worthington, E. (2014). Supporting employed patients with musculoskeletal conditions: a UK survey of occupational therapists. Clinical Rehabilitation, 28(4), 407

Background: Musculoskeletal conditions are a common cause of sickness absence and work disability. Occupational therapists regularly treat patients with these conditions but little is known about the work-related advice and support they provide to pa... Read More about Supporting employed patients with musculoskeletal conditions: a UK survey of occupational therapists.

The effect of compression gloves in hand Osteoarthritis: A pre-post test trial (2014)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Prior, Y., Jones, V., Dooley, M., Hough, Y., & Jacklin, A. (2014). The effect of compression gloves in hand Osteoarthritis: A pre-post test trial. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 66(11 Sup), S436

Background: Compression gloves are used in Hand Osteoarthritis (HOA) to reduce pain (day and/or night), stiffness and improve hand function. A systematic review identified only two trials (sample sizes n= 2 and 5), with inconclusive results [1]. The... Read More about The effect of compression gloves in hand Osteoarthritis: A pre-post test trial.