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Foreword
Gerold Stucki1; Gunnar Grimby1
Pages: 5-6
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Development of ICF Core Sets for patients with chronic conditions
Alarcos Cieza1; Thomas Ewert2; T. Berdirhan Üstün3; Somnath Chatterji3; Nenad Kostanjsek3; Gerold Stucki3
Objective: The objective of the ICF Core Sets project is the development of internationally agreed Brief ICF Core Sets and Comprehensive ICF Core Sets.
Methods: The methods to develop both ICF Core Sets, the Comprehensive ICF Core Set and the Brief ICF Core Set, involved a formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies and exp ...
Pages: 9-11
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Identification of relevant ICF categories in patients with chronic health conditions: a Delphi exercise
Martin Weigl1; Alarcos Cieza1; Christina Andersen1; Barbara Kollerits1; Edda Amann1; Gerold Stucki1
Objectives: To identify the most typical and relevant categories of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) for patients with low back pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, chronic generalized pain, stroke, depression, obesity, chronic ischaemic heart disease, obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes mellitus, and breast cancer.
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Pages: 12-21
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Identification of the most common patient problems in patients with chronic conditions using the ICF checklist
Thomas Ewert1; Michaela Fuessl2; Alarcos Cieza2; Christina Andersen2; Somnath Chatterji2; Nenad Kostanjsek2; Gerold Stucki2
Objective: To identify the most common patient problems in patients with 12 different chronic conditions using the ICF checklist.
Methods: A multi-centre, cross-sectional study with convenient samples of patients who had received a clinical diagnosis of any of 12 different chronic conditions undergoing inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation. To describe the population, age, gender, ...
Pages: 22-29
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Identifying the concepts contained in outcome measures of clinical trials on musculoskeletal disorders and chronic widespread pain using the international classification of functioning, disability and health as a reference
Thomas Brockow1; Alarcos Cieza2; Heide Kuhlow3; Tanja Sigl3; Thomas Franke1; Michael Harder3; Gerold Stucki3
Objectives: To systematically identify and compare the concepts contained in outcome measures of clinical trials on low back pain, chronic widespread pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a reference.
Methods: Randomized controlled trials carried out between 1991 and 2000 ...
Pages: 30-36
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Identifying the concepts contained in outcome measures of clinical trials on four internal disorders using the international classification of functioning, disability and health as a reference
Birgit Wolff1; Alarcos Cieza1; Angelika Parentin2; Alexandra Rauch1; Tanja Sigl3; Thomas Brockow2; Armin Stucki4
Objectives: To systematically identify and compare the concepts contained in outcome measures of clinical trials on chronic ischaemic heart disease, diabetes mellitus, obesity, and obstructive pulmonary disease, including asthma using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a reference.
Methods: Randomized controlled trials between 1993 an ...
Pages: 37-42
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Identifying the concepts contained in outcome measures of clinical trials on breast cancer using the international classification of functioning, disability and health as a reference
Thomas Brockow1; Katharina Duddeck1; Szilvia Geyh2; Susanne Schwarzkopf3; Martin Weigl3; Thomas Franke1; Mirjam Brach2
Objectives: To systematically identify and quantify the concepts contained in outcome measures of clinical breast cancer trials using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a reference.
Methods: Randomized controlled trials between 1991 and 2000 were located in MEDLINE and selected according predefined criteria. The outcome measures were ...
Pages: 43-48
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Identifying the concepts contained in outcome measures of clinical trials on depressive disorders using the international classification of functioning, disability and health as a reference
Thomas Brockow1; Kathrin Wohlfahrt1; Andreas Hillert2; Szilvia Geyh3; Martin Weigl3; Thomas Franke1; Karl Ludwig Resch1; Alarcos Cieza3
Objectives: First, to systematically identify the concepts contained in outcome measures of trials on depressive disorders using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a reference. Secondly, to explore differences in the use of ICF categories across different intervention types. Thirdly, to examine which and how often health status measures have been ...
Pages: 49-55
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Identifying the concepts contained in outcome measures of clinical trials on stroke using the international classification of functioning, disability and health as a reference
Szilvia Geyh1; Thomas Kurt2; Thomas Brockow2; Alarcos Cieza1; Thomas Ewert3; Zaliha Omar4; Karl-Ludwig Resch2
Objectives: To systematically identify and quantify the concepts contained in outcome measures in stroke trials using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as a reference.
Methods: Randomized controlled trials between 1992 and 2001 were located in MEDLINE and selected according to predefined criteria. Outcome measures were extracted and con ...
Pages: 56-62
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ICF Core Sets for chronic widespread pain
Alarcos Cieza1; Gerold Stucki2; Martin Weigl2; Lajos Kullmann3; Thomas Stoll4; Leonard Kamen5; Nenad Kostanjsek6; Nicolas Walsh2

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 63-68(6)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for chronic widespread pain.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies inclu ...
Pages: 63-68
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ICF Core Sets for low back pain
Alarcos Cieza1; Gerold Stucki2; Martin Weigl3; Peter Disler4; Wilfried Jäckel5; Sjef van der Linden6; Nenad Kostanjsek7; Rob de Bie2

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 69-74(6)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for low back pain.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies included a Delphi exer ...
Pages: 69-69
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ICF Core Sets for osteoarthritis
Karsten Dreinhöfer1; Gerold Stucki2; Thomas Ewert3; Erika Huber4; Gerold Ebenbichler5; Christoph Gutenbrunner6; Nenad Kostanjsek7; Alarcos Cieza2

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 75-80(6)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for osteoarthritis.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies included a Delphi exe ...
Pages: 75-80
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ICF Core Sets for osteoporosis
Alarcos Cieza1; Susanne Schwarzkopf2; Tanja Sigl2; Gerold Stucki3; John Melvin4; Thomas Stoll5; Anthony Woolf6; Nenad Kostanjsek7; Nicolas Walsh3

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 81-86(6)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for osteoporosis.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from prelimin ...
Pages: 81-81
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ICF Core Sets for rheumatoid arthritis
Gerold Stucki1; Alarcos Cieza2; Szilvia Geyh2; Linamara Battistella1; Jill Lloyd3; Deborah Symmons4; Nenad Kostanjsek1; Jan Schouten1

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 87-93(7)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for rheumatoid arthritis.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies included a Delp ...
Pages: 87-93
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ICF Core Sets for chronic ischaemic heart disease
Alarcos Cieza1; Armin Stucki2; Szilvia Geyh1; Mihai Berteanu3; Michael Quittan4; Attila Simon4; Nenad Kostanjsek5; Gerold Stucki6; Nic Walsh6

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 94-99(6)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive ICF Core Set, and a Brief ICF Core Set for chronic ischaemic heart disease.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies inc ...
Pages: 94-94
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ICF Core Sets for diabetes mellitus
Jörg Ruof1; Alarcos Cieza2; Birgit Wolff2; Felix Angst3; Dimitrios Ergeletzis4; Zaliha Omar5; Nenad Kostanjsek6; Gerold Stucki6

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 100-106(7)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for diabetes mellitus.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies included a Delphi ...
Pages: 100-106
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ICF Core Sets for obesity
Armin Stucki1; Peter Daansen2; Michaela Fuessl3; Alarcos Cieza4; Erika Huber5; Richard Atkinson6; Nenad Kostanjsek7; Gerold Stucki3; Jörg Ruof3

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 107-113(7)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set and the Brief ICF Core Set for obesity.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies included a Delphi exerci ...
Pages: 107-113
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ICF Core Sets for obstructive pulmonary diseases
Armin Stucki1; Thomas Stoll2; Alarcos Cieza3; Martin Weigl4; Anna Giardini5; Daniel Wever6; Nenad Kostanjsek4; Gerold Stucki4

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 114-120(7)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for obstructive pulmonary diseases.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies inc ...
Pages: 114-120
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ICF Core Sets for breast cancer
Mirjam Brach1; Alarcos Cieza2; Gerold Stucki3; Michaela Füßl2; Andrew Cole4; Bruce Ellerin5; Veronika Fialka-Moser6; Nenad Kostanjsek7; John Melvin3

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 121-127(7)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process to develop the first version of both a Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for breast cancer.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was realized. Preliminary studies included a Delphi exercise, a systematic review, and an empiric ...
Pages: 121-127
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ICF Core Sets for depression
Alarcos Cieza1; Somnad Chatterji2; Christina Andersen1; Pedro Cantista3; Malvina Herceg4; John Melvin5; Gerold Stucki6; Rob de Bie6

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 128-134(7)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of a Comprehensive ICF Core Set and a Brief ICF Core Set for depression.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies included a ...
Pages: 128-134
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ICF Core Sets for stroke
Szilvia Geyh1; Alarcos Cieza1; Jan Schouten2; Hugh Dickson3; Peter Frommelt4; Zaliha Omar5; Nenad Kostanjsek6; Haim Ring2; Gerold Stucki2

Volume 36, Supplement 44, Supplement 44/August 2004, pp. 135-141(7)

Objective: To report on the results of the consensus process integrating evidence from preliminary studies to develop the first version of the Comprehensive ICF Core Set and the Brief ICF Core Set for stroke.

Methods: A formal decision-making and consensus process integrating evidence gathered from preliminary studies was followed. Preliminary studies included a Delphi exercis ...
Pages: 135-141
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