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dc.contributor.authorKarran, E.en
dc.contributor.authorYau, Y.en
dc.contributor.authorHillier, S.en
dc.contributor.authorMoseley, G.en
dc.identifier.citationEuropean Spine Journal, 2018; 27(1):101-108en
dc.description.abstractPurpose: To develop and test a standardised method of interpreting spinal imaging findings in a manner designed to reassure patients with low back pain and promote engagement in an active recovery. Methods: A five-phase development and testing process involved collaborative working party contributions, informal and formal appraisal of the intervention content by clinicians and consumers, a two-stage online evaluation of the take-home patient resource, and onsite testing. Results: A total of 12 health professionals and 77 consumers were included in formal evaluative processes at various stages of the development and testing process. Consumers assessed the revised iteration of the take-home resource to be clearer and easier to understand than the original version. We integrated all feedback and evaluation outcomes to develop the final intervention content, which was approved by experienced clinicians and considered safe. We devised a framework to guide delivery of the low-cost clinical intervention and a 10-15-min timeframe was demonstrated to be realistic. Conclusions: We have developed, modified, and tested a pragmatic framework for a brief, psychoeducational intervention. We have established face validity and acceptability from key stakeholders and engaged clinicians and are ready to proceed with a pilot feasibility trial.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityEmma L. Karran, Yun‑Hom Yau, Susan L. Hillier, G. Lorimer Moseleyen
dc.rights© Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2017en
dc.subjectLow back pain; reassurance; spinal imaging; education; interventionen
dc.titleThe reassuring potential of spinal imaging results: development and testing of a brief, psycho-education intervention for patients attending secondary careen
dc.typeJournal articleen
pubs.library.collectionMedicine publicationsen
dc.identifier.orcidHillier, S. [0000-0002-6071-6137]en
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