2008 Grant Awards Karen Beattie 2018-05-20T23:01:03+00:00

2008 Grant Awards

The posters and papers listed below each grant arise from work facilitated through the grant funding.

The Sensitivity of the GALS (Gait, Arms, Legs, Spine) Examination for Detecting Inflammatory Arthritis in Primary Care

Principal Investigator: Beattie,K 
Co-investigators: Cividino, A; Larché, M; Schabort, I; Bobba, R; MacIntyre, N

Project Summary

  • Physiotherapists and physiotherapy students were able to use the GALS exam to screen for signs and symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis with sensitivity and specificity values over 70%.
  • Nurse practitioners and family physicians were also able to screen for signs and symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis using the GALS exam.

Oral Presentations

  • Invited presentation at the 2012 Canadian Rheumatology Association meeting.
  • Clinical Research Applied to Daily Clinical Practice; Learn From Your Colleagues How to Get Answers to Questions you Always Wanted to Ask British Columbia, Canada. Mar 29, 2012.

Poster Presentations

Presented at the 2010 Canadian Rheumatology Association meeting.

Presented at the 2011 American College of Rheumatology meeting.

Presented at the 2012 Canadian Rheumatology Association meeting.

Published Literature