Arthritis Publications

Surveillance reports:


Arthritis research:

  • O'Donnell S, Rusu C, Hawker GA, Bernatsky, S, McRae L, Canizares M, et al. Arthritis has an impact on the daily lives of Canadians young and old: results from a population-based survey. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2015 Aug;16:230. Available from:

  • Broten L, Aviña-Zubieta JA, Lacaille D, Joseph L, Hanly JG, Lix L, et al. Systemic autoimmune rheumatic disease prevalence in Canada: updated analyses across 7 provinces. J Rheumatol. 2014 Apr;41(4):673-9. Available from:

  • Bernatsky S, Lix L, O'Donnell S, Lacaille D; CANRAD Network. Consensus statements for the use of administrative health data in rheumatic disease research and surveillance. J Rheumatol. 2013 Jan;40(1):66-73. Available from: Erratum in: JRheumatol 2013 Feb; 40(2):207. Available from:

  • O'Donnell S, Rusu C, Bernatsky S, Hawker G, Canizares M, Mackay C, et al. Exercise/physical activity and weight management efforts in Canadians with self-reported arthritis. Arthritis Care Res. 2013 Dec;65(12):2015-23. Available from: abstract;jsessionid=EB7AB6155179B2F2ED5615FA6E776342.f03t01 Bernatsky S, Rusu C, O'Donnell S, Mackay C, Hawker G, Canizares M, Badley E. Self-management strategies in overweight and obese Canadians with arthritis.  Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2012 Feb;64(2):280-6. Available from:

  • O'Donnell,S. Lagace C, McRae L, Bancej C. Report Summary - Life with arthritis in Canada: a personal and public health challenge. Chronic Dis Inj Can. 2011 Jun;31(3):135-6. Available from:

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