Refereed Publications and Editorials

  • Maillefert JF, Kloppenburg M, Fernandes L, Punzi L, Günther KP, Mola EM, Lohmander LS, Pavelka K, Lopez-Olivo MA, Dougados M, Hawker GA. Coauthor. Multi-language translation and cross-cultural adaptation of the OARSI/OMERACT measure of Intermittent and Constant OsteoArthritis Pain (ICOAP). Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, April 2009. In Press.
  • Hawker GA, Badley EM, Croxford R, Coyte PC, Glazier RH, Guan J, Harvey BJ, Williams JI, Wright JG. A population-based nested case control study of the costs of hip and knee replacement surgery. Accepted for publication in Medical Care, October 2008.
  • Borkhoff CM, Hawker GA. Disparities in Osteoarthritis Care: How To Make Sure Your Patient Gets The Best Care. Geriatrics & Aging, In Press.
  • Hawker GA, Guan J, Judge A, Dieppe PA. The utilization of knee arthroscopy in England and Ontario. J Bone Joint Surg. In press.
  • Perruccio AV, Lohmander LS, Canizares M, Tennant A, Hawker GA, Conaghan PG, Roos EM, Jordan JM, Maillefert JF, Dougados M, Davis AM. The development of a short measure of physical function for knee OA KOOS-Physical Function Shortform (KOOS-PS) – an OARSI/OMERACT initiative. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2008; 16(5) 542-550.
  • Davis AM, Perruccio AV, Canizares M, Tennant A, Hawker GA, Conaghan PG, Roos EM, Jordan JM, Maillefert J-F, Dougados M, Lohmander LS. The development of a short measure of physical function for hip OA HOOS-Physical Function Shortform (HOOS-PS): an OARSI/OMERACT initiative. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2008; 16(5), 551-559.
  • Borkhoff CM, Hawker GA, Kreder HJ, Glazier RH, Mahomed NN, Wright JG. The influence of patients’ gender on physicians’ interpersonal behaviour regarding total knee arthroplasty: what if your physician doesn’t ask you to dance? Arthritis & Rheumatism (Arthritis Care & Research), in press.
  • Borkhoff CM, Hawker GA, Kreder HJ, Glazier RH, Mahomed NN, Wright JG. Patients’ gender affects physicians’ treatment decisions: Physicians don’t do what they say they would do. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, in press.
  • Power DJ, Badley EM, French MR, Wall AJ, Hawker GA. Fatigue in osteoarthritis: a qualitative study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2008:9:63.
  • Hudak PL, Grassau P, Glazier RH, Hawker GA, Kreder H, Coyte PC, Mahomed N, Wright JG. “Not Everyone Who Needs One is Going To Get One”: The Influence of Medical Brokering on Patient Candidacy for Total Joint Arthroplasty. Medical Decision Making, E-published ahead of print June 2008 (doi:10.1177/0272989X08318468).
  • Hawker GA, Davis AM, French MR, Cibere J, Jordan JM, March L, Suarez-Almazor M, Katz JN, Dieppe P. Development and preliminary psychometric testing of a new OA pain measure – an OARSI/OMERACT initiative. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2008;16:409-414.
  • Hawker GA, Stewart L, French MR, Cibere J, Jordan JM, March L, Suarez-Almazor M, Gooberman-Hill R. Understanding the Pain Experience in Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis – An OARSI/OMERACT Initiative. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2008; 16: 415-422.
  • Borkhoff CM, Hawker GA, Kreder HJ, Glazier RH, Mahomed NN, Wright JG. The Effect of Patients’ Sex on Physicians’ Recommendations for Total Knee Arthroplasty. CMAJ 2008; 178 (6): 681-7
  • Johnson SR, Archibald A, Davis AM, Badley E, Wright JG, Hawker GA. Is self-reported improvement in OA pain and disability reflected in objective measures? J Rheumatol 2007; 34 (1): 159-64
  • Sale JE, Gignac M, Hawker G. The relationship between disease symptoms, life events, coping and treatment, and depression among older adults with osteoarthritis. J Rheumatology 2008 Feb; 35(2): 335-42.
  • Johnson SR, Goek O, Singh-Grewal D, Vlad S, Feldman B, Felson DT, Hawker GA, Singh J, Solomon D. Classification Criteria in Rheumatic Diseases. A Review of Methodologic Properties. Arthritis Care and Res 2007: 57(7): 1119-33.
  • Hudak PL, Grassau P, Glazier RH, Hawker GA, Kreder H, Coyte PC, Mahomed N, Wright JG. Use of Medical Brokering by Canadian Physicians in Deciding About Patient Candidacy for Total Joint Arthroplasty. Accepted for publication in Open Medicine October 2006.
  • Ballantyne P, Gignac MA, Hawker GA. A Patient-centred Perspective on Surgery-avoidance for Hip or Knee Arthritis: Lessons for the Future. Arthritis Care and Res 2007; 57(1):27-34.
  • Perruccio AV, Power JD, Badley EM. Revisiting arthritis prevalence projections – it’s not just an aging of the population. J Rheumatol 2006; 33(9): 1856-62.
  • Hawker GA. Who, When and Why Total Joint Replacement Surgery? The Patient’s Perspective. Curr Opin Rheumatol 2006; 18(5):526-530.
  • Singh J, Solomon DH, Felson D, Hawker GA, Katz P, Paulus H, Wallace C. (ACR Subcommittee on Classification and Response Criteria). Development of classification and response criteria for rheumatic diseases. Arthritis Rheum 2006; 55(3):348-52.
  • Hawker GA, Guan J, Croxford R, Coyte PC, Richard GH, Harvey, BJ, Wright JG, Williams JI, Badley EM. A Prospective Population-Based Study of the Predictors of Joint Replacement Surgery. Arthritis Rheum 54(10): 3212-3220, 2006.
  • Gignac MA, Davis AM, Hawker GA, Wright JG, Mahomed N, Fortin P, Badley EM. “What Do You Expect, You’re Just Getting Older”: A Comparison of Perceived OA-Related and Aging-Related Health Changes. Arthritis Care and Res 55(6):905-912, 2006.
  • Hawker GA, Katz JN, Solomon DH. The patient’s perspective on the recall of Vioxx. J Rheumatol 2006; 33(6):1082-8.
  • Power JD, Perruccio AV, Badley EM. Ambulatory Physician Care for Musculoskeletal Disorders in Canada. Journal of Rheumatology. 2006; 33:133-9.
  • Hawker GA, Gignac MA. Editorial: How meaningful is our evaluation of meaningful change in osteoarthritis? J Rhematol. 2006; 33(4):639-41.
  • Sale JEM, Gignac M, Hawker GA. How “bad” does the pain have to be? A qualitative study examining adherence to pain medication in older adults with osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2006; 55:272-8.
  • Johnson SR, Archibald A, Davis AM, Badley E, Wright JG, Hawker GA. Is self-reported improvement in OA pain and disability reflected in objective measures? Submitted to Ann Rheum Dis. February 2006.
  • Maillefert JF, Hawker GA, Gossec L, Mahomed NN, Lohmander S, Dieppe PA, Zanoli G, Hochberg MC, Dougados M; OMERACT 7 Special Interest Group. Concomitant therapy: an outcome variable for musculoskeletal disorders? Part 2: total joint replacement in osteoarthritis trials. J Rheumatol. 2005; 32(12):2449-51.
  • Johnson SR, Hawker GA, Davis A. The Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index and Scleroderma Health Assessment Questionnaire in scleroderma trials: An evaluation of their measurement properties. Arthritis Care and Res. 2005; 53(2):256-62.
  • Gignac MAM. Arthritis and employment: An examination of behavioral coping efforts to manage workplace activity limitations. Arthritis Rheum. 2005; 53:328-336.
  • Sale JEM, Hawker GA. Critical appraisal of qualitative research in clinical journals challenged. Arthritis Care and Res. 2005; 53(2):314-6.
  • Perruccio AV, Power JD, Badley EM. Arthritis onset and worsening self-rated health: a longitudinal evaluation of the role of pain and activity limitations. Arthritis & Rheumatism (Arthritis Care & Research). 2005 Aug 15;53(4):571-7.
  • Gupta S, Hawker GA, Laporte A, Croxford R, Coyte PC. The economic burden of osteoarthritis (OA) from the perspective of individuals living with this condition. Rheumatology 2005; 44:1531-7.
  • Power JD, Perruccio AV, Badley EM. Pain as a Mediator of Sleep Problems in Arthritis and Other Chronic Conditions. Arthritis & Rheumatism (Arthritis Care & Research). 2005;53(6):911-9.
  • Power JD, Cott CA, Hawker GA, Badley EM. Physical therapy services for older adults with at least moderately severe hip or knee arthritis in two Ontario Counties. Journal of Rheumatology. 2005; 32(1):123-9.
  • Hawker GA. Editorial: The quest for explanations for race/ethnic disparity in rates of use of total joint arthroplasty. Journal of Rheumatology. 2004; 31(9):1683-85.
  • Leffondré K, Abrahamowicz M, Regeasse A, Hawker GA, Badley EM, McCusker J, Belzile E. Statistical measures were proposed for identifying longitudinal patterns of change in quantitative health indicators. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2004; 57:1049-1062.
  • Clark J, Hudak P, Hawker GA, Coyte P, Mahomed N, Kreder H, Wright J. “The moving target: a qualitative study of elderly patients’ decision making regarding total joint replacement surgery.” Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2004; 86-A(7):1366-1374.)
  • Hawker GA, Wright JG, Badley EM, Coyte PC, for the Toronto Arthroplasty Health Services Research Consortium. Perceptions of and willingness to consider total joint arthroplasty in a population-based cohort of individuals with disabling hip and knee arthritis. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2004; 51(4):635-641.
  • Kurdyak P, Gnam WH. Medication management of depression: the impact of co-morbid medical conditions. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2004; (57):563-569.
  • Glazier R, Badley EM, Wright JG, Coyte PC, Williams JI, Harvey B, Wilkins AL, Hawker GA. Patient and provider factors related to arthritis care in a community setting. Journal of Rheumatology. 2003; 30(8):1846-1850.
  • Hawker GA, Wright JG, Glazier RH, Coyte PC, Williams JI, Badley EM. The effect of education and income on total joint arthroplasty need and willingness. Arthritis & Rheumatism. 2002; 46:3331-3339.
  • Hudak PL, Clark JP, Hawker GA, Coyte PC, Mahomed NN, Kreder HJ, Wright JG. “You’re perfect for the procedure! Why don’t you want it?” Elderly arthritis patients’ unwillingness to consider total joint arthroplasty surgery: a qualitative study. Medical Decision Making. 2002; 22:272-278.
  • Lieberman JR, Hawker GA, Wright JG. Hip function in patients > 55 years old: population reference values. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2001; 16:901-904.
  • Hawker GA, Wright JG, Coyte PC, Williams JI, Harvey B, Glazier R, Wilkins A, Badley EM. Determining the need for hip and knee arthroplasty: the role of clinical severity and patients’ preferences. Medical Care. 2001; 39:1-11.
  • Hawker GA, Wright JG, Coyte PC, Williams JI, Harvey B, Glazier R, Badley EM. Differences between men and women in the use of total joint arthroplasty. New England Journal of Medicine. 2000; 342:1012-1022.
  • Wright JG, Hawker GA, Bombardier C, Croxford R, Dittus R, Freund D, Coyte PC. Physician enthusiasm as an explanation for area variation in the utilization of knee replacement surgery. Medical Care. 1999; 37:946-956.
  • Coyte PC, Hawker GA, Croxford R, Wright JG. Rates of revision knee replacement in Ontario, Canada. American Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 1999; 81-A:773-782.