Evidence-based development of a post-surgical lumbar discectomy leaflet intervention: a Delphi consensus study

  title={Evidence-based development of a post-surgical lumbar discectomy leaflet intervention: a Delphi consensus study},
  author={P. Goodwin and C. Wright and C. Allan and L. Crowther and C. Darley and A. Heap and E. Paul and L. White and A. Rushton},
  journal={BMJ Open},
Objective To produce free, expert-informed postoperative information for lumbar discectomy patients, satisfying UK National Health Service Information Standards. Design A mixed methods approach utilising the Delphi technique and focus groups. Setting Five spinal centres across the UK. Participants Panel members included 23 physiotherapists, 11 patients and 17 spinal surgeons. Intervention Three rounds of questionnaires including open and closed questions and attendance at a clinician/patient… Expand
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