Qualitative Research

 

Thomson OP, Petty NJ, Moore AP. Clinical decision-making and therapeutic approaches in osteopathy – A qualitative grounded theory study. Man Ther. 2013 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print] http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23932101

 

Parsons S, Harding G, Breen A, et al.  Will shared decision making between patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain and physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors improve patient care? Family Practice. 2012;29(2):203-12. A link to the study can be found here http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21982810.

 

Rajendran D, Bright P, Bettles S, et al.  What puts the adverse in ‘adverse events’? Patients’ perceptions of post-treatment experiences in osteopathy–a qualitative study using focus groups.  Manual Therapy. 2012;17(4):305-11. A link to this study can be found at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22425134.

 

Bradbury KJ, Bishop FL, Yardley L, et al.  Patients’ appraisals of public and private healthcare: A qualitative study of physiotherapy and osteopathy.  Journal of Health Psychol. 2012 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print].  A link to the study abstract can be found here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23180877

 

Carlesso LC, Cairney J, Dolovich L, et al. Defining adverse events in manual therapy: an exploratory qualitative analysis of the patient perspective. Manual Therapy. 2011;16(5):440-6. A link to the study abstract can be found here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21377403

 

Pincus T, Woodcock A, Vogel S. Returning back pain patients to work: how private musculoskeletal practitioners outside the national health service perceive their role (an interview study). Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 2010;20(3):322-30.  A link to this study can be found herehttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19921407.

 

Barker KL, Reid M, Minns et al. Divided by a lack of common language? A qualitative study exploring the use of language by health professionals treating back pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2009;10:123.  A PDF of the full text of this study can be found  here.

 

Baranowsky J, Klose P, Musial F, et al. Qualitative systemic review of randomized controlled trials on complementary and alternative medicine treatments in fibromyalgia.  Rheumatology International. 2009;30(1):1-21. A link  to the study abstract can be found here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19672601

 

Carnes D, Anwer Y, Underwood M, et al.   Influences on older people’s decision making regarding choice of topical or oral NSAIDs for knee pain: qualitative study.  British Medical Journal. 2008;336(7636):142-5. A PDF of the full text of this study can be found  here.

 

Strutt R, Shaw Q, Leach J. Patients’ perceptions and satisfaction with treatment in a UK osteopathic training clinic. Manual Therapy. 2008;13(5):456-67. A link  to the study abstract can be found here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17888715

 

Westmoreland JL, Williams NH, Wilkinson C, et al. Should your GP be an osteopath? Patients’ views of an osteopathy clinic based in primary care. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 2007;15(2):121-7. A link  to the study abstract can be found here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17544863

 

Hendry M, Williams NH, Markland D, et al. Why should we exercise when our knees hurt? A qualitative study of primary care patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Family Practice 2006;23(5):558-67.  A PDF of the full text of this study can be found  here.

 

Richardson J. What patients expect from complementary therapy: a qualitative study.  American Journal of Public Health. 2004;94(6):1049-53.   A PDF of the full text of this study can be found  here.