Navreet K Gill

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The aim of this study was to systematically review the psychometric properties, interpretability and feasibility of self-report pain intensity measures for children and adolescents for use in clinical trials evaluating pain treatments. Databases were searched for self-report measures of single-item ratings of pain intensity for children aged 3-18 years. A(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the construct validity and feasibility of a multidimensional electronic pain diary (e-Ouch(c)) in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA). Two descriptive studies with repeated measures were conducted between January and December 2005. Participants were drawn from a large metropolitan rheumatology clinic in(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the feasibility of a 12-week Internet-based self-management program of disease-specific information, self-management strategies, and social support with telephone support for youth with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and their parents, aimed at reducing physical and emotional symptoms and improving health-related quality of life(More)
BACKGROUND A new bilingual (English and French) Internet-based self-management program, Teens Taking Charge: Managing Arthritis Online, for adolescents with arthritis and their parents was developed following a needs assessment. OBJECTIVES This study explored the usability (user performance and satisfaction) of the self-management program for youth with(More)
Findings from a pilot study are presented exploring therapeutic alliance between adolescent juvenile idiopathic arthritis patients and a trained nonprofessional health coach during the feasibility testing of a 12-week self-management program delivered online with brief telephone support. Therapeutic alliance was measured using the Working Alliance Inventory(More)
OBJECTIVE Critically appraise research evidence on effectiveness of internet self-management interventions on health outcomes in youth with health conditions. METHODS Published studies of internet interventions in youth with health conditions were evaluated. Electronic searches were conducted in EBM Reviews-Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials,(More)
BACKGROUND The transition from pediatric to adult health care can be challenging for adolescents with chronic illnesses. As a result, many adolescents are unable to transfer to adult health care successfully. Adequate measurement of transition readiness and transfer satisfaction with disease management is necessary in order to determine areas to target for(More)
OBJECTIVE The current study investigated the construct validity of a multidimensional pain diary for youth with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and also compared participants' responses on electronic and retrospective diary measures. The purpose of the latter part of this study was to compare absolute agreement, between-person and within-person consistency(More)
The objective of this article is to explore information needs of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and their parents in order to develop a web-based psychoeducational program aimed at improving their quality of life. A qualitative study design was used. A purposive sample of children (n = 41; 8-11 years) with JIA and parents (n = 48)(More)
UNLABELLED Summary  AIM To explore the pain experience of youths (9-18 years old) with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, using a real-time data capture electronic pain diary. MATERIALS & METHODS A descriptive study design with repeated measures was used. A total of 76 youths, aged 9-18 years old with juvenile idiopathic arthritis were recruited from a(More)