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Knee pain and related health in the community study (KPIC): a cohort study protocol

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, September 2017
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Title
Knee pain and related health in the community study (KPIC): a cohort study protocol
Published in
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, September 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12891-017-1761-4
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Authors

G. S. Fernandes, A. Sarmanova, S. Warner, H. Harvey, K. Akin-Akinyosoye, H. Richardson, N. Frowd, L. Marshall, J. Stocks, M. Hall, A. M. Valdes, D. Walsh, W. Zhang, M. Doherty

Abstract

The incidence, progression and related risk factors for recent-onset knee pain (KP) remain uncertain. This study aims to examine the natural history of KP including incidence and progression and to identify possible phenotypes and their associated risk factors. A prospective community-based cohort of men and women aged 40 years or over within the East Midlands region (UK) will be recruited via a postal questionnaire from their general practices. The questionnaire will enquire about: presence and onset of KP; pain severity (0–10 numerical rating scale (NRS)); pain catastrophizing and neuropathic-like pain (NP) using the painDETECT questionnaires (definite NP scores ≥19–38); risk factors for KP and/ or osteoarthritis (OA) (age, body mass index, constitutional knee alignment, nodal OA, index: ring finger length (2D4D) ratio); quality of life (SF12); and mental health (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale). Clinical assessments will be undertaken in a sample of 400 participants comprising three groups: early KP (≤3 year’s duration), established KP (>3 years) and no KP. Assessments will include knee radiographs (standing semi-flexed and 30(0) skyline views); knee ultrasound (synovial effusion, hypertrophy, and Doppler activity); quantitative sensory testing; muscle strength (quadriceps, hip abductor, and hand-grip); balance; gait analysis (GAITrite); and biomarker sampling. A repeat questionnaire will be sent to responders at years 1 and 3. The baseline early KP group will undergo repeat assessments at year 1 (apart from radiographs) and year 3 (with radiographs). Any incident KP individuals identified at year 1 or 3 questionnaires will have clinical and radiographic assessments at the respective time points. Baseline data will be used to examine risk factors for early onset KP and to identify KP phenotypes. Subsequent prospective data, at least to Year 3, will allow examination of the natural history of KP and risk factors for incidence and progression. The study was registered on the clinicaltrials.gov portal: NCT02098070) on the 14th of March 2014.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 58 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 8 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 12%
Researcher 7 12%
Student > Bachelor 6 10%
Lecturer > Senior Lecturer 4 7%
Other 11 19%
Unknown 15 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 13 22%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 14%
Neuroscience 3 5%
Sports and Recreations 3 5%
Engineering 2 3%
Other 9 16%
Unknown 20 34%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 02 April 2019.
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#7,713,678
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Outputs from BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
#1,267
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#115,245
of 273,391 outputs
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#1
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