Frost, H. (2002). Pulsed Shortwave – Effective, useless or harmful?. Physiotherapy, 88(10), (638). doi:10.1016/s0031-9406(05)60522-6. ISSN 0031-9406
No abstract available.
Frost, H. (1998). Exercise for patients with low back pain. Spine, 23(4), (508). ISSN 0362-2436
Hubbard, G., Taylor, C., Beeken, B., Campbell, A., Gracey, J., Grimmett, C., …Gorely, T. (2017). Research priorities about stoma- related quality of life from the perspective of people with a stoma: a pilot survey. Health expectations. , 1-7. doi:10.1111/hex.12585. ISSN 1369-6513
Background:There is a recognized need to include patients in setting research priorities. Research priorities identified by people with a stoma are rarely elicited.
Hubbard, G., O’Carroll, R., Munro, J., Mutrie, N., Haw, S., Mason, H., & Treweek, S. (2016). The feasibility and acceptability of trial procedures for a pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a structured physical activity intervention for people diagnosed with colorectal cancer: findings from a pilot trial of cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care (no rehabilitation) with an embedded qualitative study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2(1), doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0090-y. ISSN 2055-5784
Background: Pilot and feasibility work is conducted to evaluate the operational feasibility and acceptability of the intervention itself and the feasibility and acceptability ...
Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Treweek, S., …Gauld, D. (2016). A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar. Pilot and Feasibility Studies. 2, 1-17. doi:10.1186/s40814-016-0091-x. ISSN 2055-5784
Background Visualisation techniques are used in a range of healthcare interventions. However, these frequently lack a coherent rationale or clear theoretical basis. This lack...
Frost, H., Haw, S., & Frank, J. (2011). Interventions in community settings that prevent or delay disablement and promote healthy ageing in later life. Age and ageing, 40(Supplement 2), (ii28). doi:10.1093/ageing/afr099. ISSN 0002-0729
Barker, K., Frost, H., Wilson MacDonald, J., & Fairbank, J. (2010). Multidisciplinary rehabilitation or surgery for chronic low back pain -7 year follow up of a randomised controlled trial. Spine Journal, (25). ISSN 1529-9430
Oral presentation - no abstract available.
Frost, H., Lamb, S. E. & Stewart-Brown, S. (2008). Responsiveness of a Patient Specific Outcome Measure Compared With the Oswestry Disability Index v2.1 and Roland and Morris Disability Questionnaire for Patients With Subacute and Chronic Low Back Pain. Spine. 33(22), 2450-2457. doi:10.1097/brs.0b013e31818916fd. ISSN 0362-2436
A prospective cohort.
The aim of this study was to compare the responsiveness of a patient specific outcome measure with the Oswestry Disability Index...
Wilson-MacDonald, J., Fairbank, J., Frost, H., Yu, L., Barker, K., Collins, R. & Campbell, H. (2008). The MRC Spine Stabilization Trial: Surgical Methods, Outcomes, Costs, and Complications of Surgical Stabilization. Spine. 33(21), 2334-2340. doi:10.1097/brs.0b013e318186a8b2. ISSN 0362-2436
A review of the surgical costs and results in a group of patients randomly allocated to surgery as part of a large prospective randomized trial of patients with ...
Ziebland, S., Featherstone, K., Snowdon, C., Barker, K., Frost, H. & Fairbank, J. (2007). Does it matter if clinicians recruiting for a trial don't understand what the trial is really about? Qualitative study of surgeons' experiences of participation in a pragmatic multi-centre RCT. Trials. 8(1), 1-7. doi:10.1186/1745-6215-8-4. ISSN 1745-6215
Background Qualitative methods are increasingly used to study the process of clinical trials and patients understanding of the rationale for trials, randomisation and reasons...
Rivero-Arias, O., Gray, A., Frost, H., Lamb, S. E. & Stewart-Brown, S. (2006). Cost-Utility Analysis of Physiotherapy Treatment Compared With Physiotherapy Advice in Low Back Pain. Spine. 31(12), 1381-1387. doi:10.1097/01.brs.0000218486.13659.d5. ISSN 0362-2436
Economic evaluation alongside a pragmatic multicenter randomized controlled trial from the National Health Service (NHS) and societal perspective.
Campbell, H., Rivero-Arias, O., Johnston, K., Gray, A., Fairbank, J. & Frost, H. (2006). Responsiveness of Objective, Disease-Specific, and Generic Outcome Measures in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: An Assessment for Improving, Stable, and Deteriorating Patients. Spine. 31(7), 815-822. doi:10.1097/01.brs.0000207257.64215.03. ISSN 0362-2436
Analysis of outcome data collected prospectively from 250 patients recruited to the UK Spine Stabilization Trial.
To compare the responsiveness of th...
Frost, H., & Stewart-Brown, S. (2006). Acupressure for low back pain. BMJ, 332(7543), (680-681). doi:10.1136/bmj.332.7543.680. ISSN 0959-8138
Disability associated with low back pain is an important public health problem. Clinical trials carried out in the Western world show conventional treatment t...
Fairbank, J., Frost, H., Wilson-MacDonald, J., Yu, L., Barker, K., & Collins, R. (2006). Surgical Stabilization of the Spine Improved Disability Slightly More Than an Intensive Rehabilitation Program in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, American Volume, 88(2), (453). doi:10.2106/jbjs.8802.ebo2. ISSN 0021-9355
Fairbank, J., Frost, H., Wilson-MacDonald, J., Yu, L., Barker, K. & Collins, R. (2005). Randomised controlled trial to compare surgical stabilisation of the lumbar spine with an intensive rehabilitation programme for patients with chronic low back pain: the MRC spine stabilisation trial. BMJ. 330(7502), 1233-0. doi:10.1136/bmj.38441.620417.8f. ISSN 0959-8138
To assess the clinical effectiveness of surgical stabilisation (spinal fusion) compared with intensive rehabilitation for patients with chronic low back pain.