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Towards consensus in defining and handling contextual factors within rheumatology trials: an initial qualitative study from an OMERACT working group

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  • Sabrina Mai Nielsen Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Research Unit of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marianne Uggen Rasmussen Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Maarten Boers Department of Epidemiology & Data Science; and Amsterdam Rheumatology and Immunology Center, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Danielle A van der Windt School of Medicine; Primary Care Centre Versus Arthritis; and Centre for Prognosis Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Maarten de Wit OMERACT Patient Research Partner, Amsterdam, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thasia G Woodworth Division of Rheumatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Caroline A Flurey Department of Health and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Dorcas Beaton Institute for Work and Health, and Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and the Institute for Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Beverley Shea Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Reuben Escorpizo Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA Swiss Paraplegic Research, Nottwil, Switzerland PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Daniel E Furst Division of Rheumatology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA Division of Rheumatology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA University of Florence, Florence, Italy PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Josef S Smolen Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine 3, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Karine Toupin-April Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute; Department of Pediatrics and School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Annelies Boonen Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, Maastricht, The Netherlands Care and Public Health Research Institute (CAPHRI), Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marieke Voshaar University of Twente, Enschede, Faculty of Behavioural Management and Social sciences, Department Psychology, Health and Technology, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Torkell Ellingsen Research Unit of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • George A Wells School of Epidemiology and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Barnaby C Reeves Bristol Trials Centre, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lyn March Florance and Cope Professorial Department of Rheumatology, Royal North Shore Hospital and Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Tugwell Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Robin Christensen Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Research Unit of Rheumatology, Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Ms Sabrina Mai Nielsen, Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; sabrina.mai.nielsen{at}regionh.dk
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Nielsen SM, Uggen Rasmussen M, Boers M, et al
Towards consensus in defining and handling contextual factors within rheumatology trials: an initial qualitative study from an OMERACT working group

Publication history

  • Received May 6, 2020
  • Revised August 25, 2020
  • Accepted September 4, 2020
  • First published October 14, 2020.
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January 12, 2021

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