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Exploring parents’ attitudes towards a multi-centre cohort study of children with burns injuries: A qualitative interview study

Tollow, Philippa; Stock, Nicola; Harcourt, Diana

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Dr Pippa Howard Pippa.Tollow@uwe.ac.uk
Occasional Associate Lecturer - HAS - HSS

Nicola Stock Nicola2.Stock@uwe.ac.uk
Occasional Associate Lecturer - HAS - HSS



Abstract

Background: Burn injuries affect more than 60,000 children every year in the UK, with many experiencing scarring as a result. Scarring can be highly variable and research is required to explore the factors that may influence variability, as well as the psychosocial impact of these injuries on children and their caregivers. A multi-centre burns cohort study is being planned to investigate genetic determinants of scarring and long-term psychosocial outcomes. Public Involvement (PI) is an essential element of the design and feasibility stages of this planning. As part of this work, this study aimed to gain an in-depth understanding of parents’ attitudes towards participation in burns research, specifically a longitudinal cohort study of children with small burns (

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Tollow, P., Stock, N., & Harcourt, D. (in press). Exploring parents’ attitudes towards a multi-centre cohort study of children with burns injuries: A qualitative interview study. Scars, Burns & Healing,

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Apr 19, 2022
Deposit Date May 10, 2022
Journal Scars, Burns & Healing
Print ISSN 2059-5131
Publisher SAGE Publications (UK and US)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9490566