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Using the nominal group technique to engage people with chronic pain in health service development.
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PMID:  23319399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this methodological paper, we discuss the use of the nominal group technique to facilitate the involvement of people with chronic pain and other stakeholder groups in the design of a community-based pain management programme. On the basis of our experiences of using the technique in a study conducted in the south-west region of the UK, we explore conceptual and logistical issues relating to patient involvement in health service development, discuss political issues relating to the articulation and synthesis of different stakeholder perspectives, and provide a description of how the technique can be applied in the aforementioned context. We conclude that although the nominal group technique is not a panacea for the difficulties encountered in patient involvement, it does offer advantages over other approaches. Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Authors:
David Wainwright; Charlotte Boichat; Lance M McCracken
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of health planning and management     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1099-1751     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Health Plann Manage     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605825     Medline TA:  Int J Health Plann Manage     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Affiliation:
Department for Health, University of Bath, Bath, UK.
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