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Psychometric testing of the valued life activities questionnaire in people with rheumatoid arthritis in the UK : Rasch Analysis (2015)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., Hammond, A., & Tennant, A. (2015). Psychometric testing of the valued life activities questionnaire in people with rheumatoid arthritis in the UK : Rasch Analysis. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 67(Supp10),

Background/Purpose: Developed in the USA, the Valued Life Activities Scale (VLAs) measures participation in daily activities, and the 14 item scale (i.e. short version of VLAs) has been psychometrically tested for use in a population of adults with R... Read More about Psychometric testing of the valued life activities questionnaire in people with rheumatoid arthritis in the UK : Rasch Analysis.

Characterizing the concept of activity pacing as a non-pharmacological intervention in rheumatology care : results of an international Delphi survey (2015)
Journal Article
Cuperus, N., Vliet Vlieland, T., Brodin, N., Hammond, A., Kjeken, I., Lund, H., …van der Ende, C. (2015). Characterizing the concept of activity pacing as a non-pharmacological intervention in rheumatology care : results of an international Delphi survey. Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology, 45(1), 66-74. https://doi.org/10.3109/03009742.2015.1052552

Objective: To develop a consensual list of the most important aspects of activity pacing (AP) as an intervention within the context of non-pharmacological rheumatology care. Method: An international, multidisciplinary expert panel comprising 60 clin... Read More about Characterizing the concept of activity pacing as a non-pharmacological intervention in rheumatology care : results of an international Delphi survey.

Protocol for a randomised controlled trial for Reducing Arthritis Fatigue by clinical teams using cognitive behavioural approaches (RAFT). (2015)
Journal Article
Hewlett, S., Ambler, N., Almeida, C., Blair, P., Choy, E., Dures, E., …Pollock, J. (2015). Protocol for a randomised controlled trial for Reducing Arthritis Fatigue by clinical teams using cognitive behavioural approaches (RAFT). BMJ Open, 5, e009061. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009061

Introduction: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) fatigue is distressing, leading to unmanageable physical and cognitive exhaustion impacting on health, leisure and work. Group cognitive–behavioural (CB) therapy delivered by a clinical psychologist demonstr... Read More about Protocol for a randomised controlled trial for Reducing Arthritis Fatigue by clinical teams using cognitive behavioural approaches (RAFT)..

A qualitative evaluation of occupational therapy-led work rehabilitation for people with inflammatory arthritis : perspectives of therapists and their line managers (2015)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., Amanna, E., Bodell, S., & Hammond, A. (2015). A qualitative evaluation of occupational therapy-led work rehabilitation for people with inflammatory arthritis : perspectives of therapists and their line managers. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(8), 467-474. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022615581312

Introduction: Occupational therapy-led work rehabilitation for employed people with inflammatory arthritis and work problems was piloted in five hospitals in the United Kingdom. This qualitative study explored the views of participating occupational... Read More about A qualitative evaluation of occupational therapy-led work rehabilitation for people with inflammatory arthritis : perspectives of therapists and their line managers.

Linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of the valued life activities scale in Turkey in people with Rheumatoid Arthritis (2015)
Journal Article
Tonga, E., Hammond, A., & Prior, Y. (2015). Linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of the valued life activities scale in Turkey in people with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 74(Suppl), 1333-1334. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.2418

Background The Valued Life Activities Scale (VLAs) was specifically developed for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)1 to measure daily activities and participatory roles. The original VLAs items (75) were derived from content analysis of diaries c... Read More about Linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of the valued life activities scale in Turkey in people with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Development and psychometric testing of the British english measure of activity performance of the hand (MAP-HAND) questionnaire in Rheumatoid Arthritis (2015)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., Hammond, A., Tyson, S., & Tennant, A. (2015). Development and psychometric testing of the British english measure of activity performance of the hand (MAP-HAND) questionnaire in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 74(Suppl2), 1324. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.3404

ackground The Measure of Activity Performance of the Hand (MAP-HAND) evaluates 18 daily activities performed using the hands. It was developed in Norway for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using patient generated items and is the product of ext... Read More about Development and psychometric testing of the British english measure of activity performance of the hand (MAP-HAND) questionnaire in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

How do we perceive activity pacing in rheumatology care? An international delphi survey (2015)
Journal Article
Cuperus, N., Vliet Vlieland, T., Brodin, N., Hammond, A., Kjeken, I., Lund, H., …van der Ende, C. (2015). How do we perceive activity pacing in rheumatology care? An international delphi survey. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 74(Suppl2), 159. https://doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2015-eular.2556

Background Activity pacing is a recommended non-pharmacological intervention for the management of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases in international clinical guidelines. In clinical practice, activity pacing aims at adapting daily activities, a... Read More about How do we perceive activity pacing in rheumatology care? An international delphi survey.

The effectiveness of an exercise programme on knee loading, muscle co-contraction, and pain in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis : A pilot study (2015)
Journal Article
Al-Khlaifat, L., Herrington, L., Hammond, A., Tyson, S., & Jones, R. (2016). The effectiveness of an exercise programme on knee loading, muscle co-contraction, and pain in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis : A pilot study. ˜The œKnee (Amsterdam. Online), 23(1), 63-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2015.03.014

Background: Knee loading, muscle co-contraction, and pain are increased in knee osteoarthritis (OA). Exercises decreased pain in knee OA, yet OA is a mechanical disease and biomechanical changes need to be explored as well. Therefore, this study ai... Read More about The effectiveness of an exercise programme on knee loading, muscle co-contraction, and pain in patients with medial knee osteoarthritis : A pilot study.

The survey of rheumatology occupational therapy compression glove practice and provision in the UK (2015)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., & Hammond, A. (2015). The survey of rheumatology occupational therapy compression glove practice and provision in the UK. Rheumatology, 54(S1), i101. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kev089.017

Background: Compression gloves are provided by rheumatology occupational therapists (OT) in routine clinical care to people with early or established rheumatoid arthritis (RA). They are prescribed for day and / or night wear, to reduce hand pain, sti... Read More about The survey of rheumatology occupational therapy compression glove practice and provision in the UK.

Development and psychometric testing of a British English version of the Disabilities Arm Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire (2015)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Prior, Y., & Tyson, S. (2015). Development and psychometric testing of a British English version of the Disabilities Arm Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire. Rheumatology, 54(S1), https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kev089.059

Background: The DASH (developed in Canada) is a widely used outcome measure for upper limb conditions, consisting of 30 items: 21 regarding daily activity and 9 regarding impact of condition. The aim of this study was to develop a British English D... Read More about Development and psychometric testing of a British English version of the Disabilities Arm Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire.

A pre-post test pilot trial of compression gloves in early inflammatory and rheumatoid arthritis (2015)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Prior, Y., Jones, V., Dooley, M., Hough, Y., & Jacklin, A. (2015). A pre-post test pilot trial of compression gloves in early inflammatory and rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology, 54(S1), i111-112. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kev089.045

Background: Compression gloves are increasingly provided by occupational therapists (OTs) to people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Gloves are provided to: reduce hand joint pain (day and/or night), swelling and stiffness; and improve hand functio... Read More about A pre-post test pilot trial of compression gloves in early inflammatory and rheumatoid arthritis.

Psychometric testing of Measure of Activity Performance in the Hand (Map-Hand) Questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis : Rasch analysis (2015)
Journal Article
Prior, Y., Tennant, A., Hammond, A., & Tyson, S. (2015). Psychometric testing of Measure of Activity Performance in the Hand (Map-Hand) Questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis : Rasch analysis. Rheumatology, 54(S1), i121. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kev089.071

Background: Originally developed in Norway, the Measure of Activity Performance in the Hand (Map-Hand) is a self-reported questionnaire including 18 items to assess using hands when doing everyday activities and is reported to be unidimensional. Our... Read More about Psychometric testing of Measure of Activity Performance in the Hand (Map-Hand) Questionnaire in rheumatoid arthritis : Rasch analysis.

Vocational rehabilitation in workers with inflammatory arthritis (2015)
Journal Article
Hammond, A. (2015). Vocational rehabilitation in workers with inflammatory arthritis. Rheumatology, 54(Supp1), i3. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kev042.002

Work disability is high in people with musculoskeletal conditions (MSCs): occurring in 28–40% of people with RA; and 18-31% in AS. Before becoming work disabled, people with MSCs experience considerable work instability, i.e. a mismatch between their... Read More about Vocational rehabilitation in workers with inflammatory arthritis.

The reliability and validity of the English version of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in people with rheumatoid arthritis (2015)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Tennant, A., Tyson, S., Nordenskiold, U., Hawkins, R., & Prior, Y. (2015). The reliability and validity of the English version of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in people with rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatology, 54(9), 1605-1615. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kev008

Objectives: The Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire (EDAQ) includes 138 items in 14 domains identified as important by people with RA. The aim of this study was to test the validity and reliability of the English EDAQ. Methods: A total of... Read More about The reliability and validity of the English version of the Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire in people with rheumatoid arthritis.

The effects of compression gloves on hand symptoms and hand function in rheumatoid arthritis and hand osteoarthritis : a systematic review (2015)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Jones, V., & Prior, Y. (2016). The effects of compression gloves on hand symptoms and hand function in rheumatoid arthritis and hand osteoarthritis : a systematic review. Clinical Rehabilitation, 30(3), 213-224. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269215515578296

Objective: to evaluate the effects of compression gloves in adults with rheumatoid arthritis and hand osteoarthritis. Data sources: Systematic review of randomized controlled trials identified from MEDLINE, CINAHL, AMED, PEDro, OT Seeker, The Cochra... Read More about The effects of compression gloves on hand symptoms and hand function in rheumatoid arthritis and hand osteoarthritis : a systematic review.

The content validity and acceptability of the evaluation of daily activity questionnaire in musculoskeletal conditions (2015)
Journal Article
Hammond, A., Prior, Y., Tennant, A., Tyson, S., & Nordenskiold, U. (2015). The content validity and acceptability of the evaluation of daily activity questionnaire in musculoskeletal conditions. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 78(3), 144-157. https://doi.org/10.1177/0308022615571117

Introduction: The Evaluation of Daily Activity Questionnaire is a detailed self-report measure of activity limitations. It has two parts: 10 scales of symptom severity; and 14 daily activity domains, including 138 activities. It has good psychometric... Read More about The content validity and acceptability of the evaluation of daily activity questionnaire in musculoskeletal conditions.

A survey of rheumatology occupational therapy compression glove practice and provision in North-West England (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Hammond, A., Laver, C., Jones, V., & Webb, J. (2015, January). A survey of rheumatology occupational therapy compression glove practice and provision in North-West England. Poster presented at College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section Rheumatology Annual Conference, York

Introduction & Aims: Compression gloves are provided to reduce hand pain and stiffness in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and hand osteoarthritis (OA). We surveyed North West Region Rheumatology occupational therapists (NWRROTs) to investigate practice, we... Read More about A survey of rheumatology occupational therapy compression glove practice and provision in North-West England.