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The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (2020)
Journal Article
Boichat, C., Llewellyn, A., Grieve, S., & McCabe, C. (in press). The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. (00) Journal Not Listed, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40674-020-00156-9

Purpose of the review: Non-medical therapeutic approaches are fundamental to the management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in order to promote the best outcome for patients. This review focuses on three key approaches underpinning CRPS reha... Read More about The role of non-medical therapeutic approaches in the rehabilitation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

What is the incidence of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review (2020)
Journal Article
Rolls, C., McCabe, C., Llewellyn, A., & Jones, G. T. (2020). What is the incidence of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review. Hand Therapy, 25(2), 45-55. https://doi.org/10.1177/1758998320910179

© The Author(s) 2020. Introduction: Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a severe chronic pain condition, the symptoms of which may develop following trauma to a limb. Despite wrist fracture being a common antecedent, estimates of the incidence o... Read More about What is the incidence of complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) Type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review.

The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Armoogum, J., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., Llewellyn, A., & McCabe, C. S. (2020). The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. European Journal of Cancer Care, 29(1), https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13192

Objective This qualitative evidence synthesis aimed to identify, review and synthesise qualitative research describing the experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors. Methods A systematic literature search was conducted between Dec... Read More about The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

What is the incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, C. R., McCabe, C., Llewellyn, A., & Jones, G. (2019, September). What is the incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review. Poster presented at EFIC Congress 2019, Valencia, Spain

Background and Aims There is wide variation in the estimated incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) prior to the development of the 2010 Budapest diagnostic criteria. Our aim is to establish the incidence of CRPS within four months of a... Read More about What is the incidence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome type I within four months of a wrist fracture in the adult population? A systematic review.

Complex regional pain syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice (2019)
Journal Article
Grieve, S., Llewellyn, A., Jones, L., Manns, S., Glanville, V., & McCabe, C. S. (2019). Complex regional pain syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice. European Journal of Pain, 23(10), 1890-1903. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1463

Background: Published guidelines promote best practice in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) treatment and management; however, these recommendations are not always applied in clinical practice. Understanding existing care internationally will hel... Read More about Complex regional pain syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice.

Understanding the biopsychosocial impacts of living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, A., Sweeting, M., & McCabe, C. (2019, April). Understanding the biopsychosocial impacts of living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Poster presented at UWE Centre for Health and Clinical Research Showcase Conference

Background: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a disabling pain condition which commonly follows trauma to a limb, although the exact aetiology is currently unknown. It is characterised by severe, unremitting pain; autonomic, motor and sensor... Read More about Understanding the biopsychosocial impacts of living with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Protocol: An e-Delphi study to define internationally agreed core clinical outcome measures for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome clinical research studies (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, A., Birklein, F., Brunner, F., Goebel, A., Grieve, S., Buckle, L., & McCabe, C. (2019, April). Protocol: An e-Delphi study to define internationally agreed core clinical outcome measures for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome clinical research studies. Poster presented at UWE Centre for Health and Clinical Research Showcase Conference

Background & objectives: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a severe chronic pain condition characterised by a wide range of sensory, motor and autonomic abnormalities, usually in a single limb. CRPS clinical studies have historically used a... Read More about Protocol: An e-Delphi study to define internationally agreed core clinical outcome measures for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome clinical research studies.

The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., McCabe, C., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., & Llewellyn, A. (2019, February). The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. Poster presented at British Psychosocial Oncology Society (BPOS) Conference

Background Nearly 40% of cancer survivors have persistent pain, however, little is known about their experiences1. This is increasingly recognised in psychosocial oncology and persistent pain is a National Cancer Research Institute top 10 research... Read More about The experience of persistent pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

An exploration of the experiences of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer: Learning from recent and historical cohorts to identify enduring needs (2019)
Journal Article
Llewellyn, A., Howard, C., & McCabe, C. (2019). An exploration of the experiences of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer: Learning from recent and historical cohorts to identify enduring needs. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 39, 47-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.01.002

Purpose: Recent decades have seen improvements in UK breast cancer services and treatments. Despite this, it is recognised that a range of patients’ psychological and emotional needs remain unmet, both at the time of treatment and into survivorship... Read More about An exploration of the experiences of women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer: Learning from recent and historical cohorts to identify enduring needs.

The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Armoogum, J., McCabe, C., Harcourt, D., Foster, C., & Llewellyn, A. (2018, November). The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis. Poster presented at UK Oncology Nursing Society (UKONS) Conference

Introduction There have been significant improvements in cancer survival in recent decades but not everyone is living well. Nearly 40% of cancer survivors have chronic pain, however, little is known about their experiences (1). Those with chronic... Read More about The experience of chronic pain in adult cancer survivors: A qualitative evidence synthesis.

Goals for rehabilitation: What are the priorities of patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, A., Birklein, F., Brunner, F., Gobeil, F., Harden, R. N., Knudsen, L., …McCabe, C. (2018, September). Goals for rehabilitation: What are the priorities of patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?. Poster presented at International Association for the Study of Pain 17th World Congress on Pain

AIM OF INVESTIGATION Established UK guidelines for the management of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) advocate physical and vocational rehabilitation as one of the primary pillars of care1. In this context, rehabilitation services commonly see... Read More about Goals for rehabilitation: What are the priorities of patients with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Grieve, S., Llewellyn, A., Jones, L., Manns, S., Glanville, V., & McCabe, C. (2018, September). Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice. Poster presented at International Association for the Study of Pain 17th World Congress on Pain

AIM OF INVESTIGATION Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a highly distressing, persistent pain condition that occurs in a limb predominantly after trauma. There is no cure but early intervention should significantly improve outcomes1. Currently... Read More about Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: An international survey of clinical practice.

Investigating patient outcomes following an intensive multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme, for the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) at a UK National specialist centre for pain (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Firkins, A., Llewellyn, A., Hall, J., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., & McCabe, C. (2018, September). Investigating patient outcomes following an intensive multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme, for the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) at a UK National specialist centre for pain. Poster presented at International Association for the Study of Pain 17th World Congress on Pain

AIM OF INVESTIGATION Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a condition characterised by highly distressing, persistent pain, which is usually trauma-induced but the associated pain is out of proportion to the initiating event. A number of mechani... Read More about Investigating patient outcomes following an intensive multidisciplinary rehabilitation programme, for the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) at a UK National specialist centre for pain.

Are you better? A multi-centre study of patient-defined recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (2017)
Journal Article
Harden, R. N., Llewellyn, A., McCabe, C., Hibberd, Y., White, P., Davies, L., …Moskovitz, P. (2018). Are you better? A multi-centre study of patient-defined recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. European Journal of Pain, 22(3), 551-564. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1138

© 2017 European Pain Federation - EFIC® Background: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) symptoms can significantly differ between patients, fluctuate over time, disappear or persist. This leads to problems in defining recovery and in evaluating the... Read More about Are you better? A multi-centre study of patient-defined recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Defining recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, A., Hibberd, Y., White, P., Marinus, J., Perez, R., & Brunner, F. (2016, September). Defining recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Poster presented at International Association for the Study of Pain World Congress

AIM OF INVESTIGATION The longevity and complexity of symptoms in persistent Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) leads to problems in defining recovery and evaluating the efficacy of therapeutic interventions. Using a 2-Round Delphi-based process,... Read More about Defining recovery from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

Understanding the physical and mental functioning of those with persistent and resolved Complex Regional Pain Syndrome to help inform treatment approaches (2016)
Presentation / Conference
McCabe, C., Llewellyn, A., Hibberd, Y., White, P., Davies, L., Marinus, J., …Moskovitz, P. A. (2016, May). Understanding the physical and mental functioning of those with persistent and resolved Complex Regional Pain Syndrome to help inform treatment approaches. Poster presented at British Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Harrogate, UK

Background Pain is bio-psychosocial in nature. Recognising the inter-relationship of physical and psychological factors in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) has clinical implications for treating this often poorly understood chronic pain condit... Read More about Understanding the physical and mental functioning of those with persistent and resolved Complex Regional Pain Syndrome to help inform treatment approaches.

Sensorimotor dysfunction after limb fracture – An exploratory study (2016)
Journal Article
McCabe, C. S., Atkins, R. M., Rowett-Harris, J., Palmer, S., Llewellyn, A., Hall, J., …McCabe, C. (2016). Sensorimotor dysfunction after limb fracture – An exploratory study. European Journal of Pain, 20(9), 1402-1412. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.863

© 2016 European Pain Federation - EFIC ® Background: Chronic pain is often associated with sensorimotor dysfunction but little is known about the early impact of limb fracture on sensory and motor performance. This exploratory study sought to assess... Read More about Sensorimotor dysfunction after limb fracture – An exploratory study.

Evaluating a methodology for providing individualised feedback on quality of life and its importance in community and primary care, using the WHOQOL-BREF (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Llewellyn, A., & Skevington, S. (2015, October). Evaluating a methodology for providing individualised feedback on quality of life and its importance in community and primary care, using the WHOQOL-BREF. Poster presented at International Society for Quality of Life Research 22nd Annual Conference

AIMS Research suggests that wellbeing is at its lowest when individuals’ quality of life (QoL) dimensions are rated poor and also very important. We aimed to find out how people evaluated guided individualised feedback when a graphical profile of su... Read More about Evaluating a methodology for providing individualised feedback on quality of life and its importance in community and primary care, using the WHOQOL-BREF.

Evaluating a new methodology for providing individualized feedback in healthcare on quality of life and its importance, using the WHOQOL-BREF in a community population (2015)
Journal Article
Skevington, S. M., Llewellyn, A. M., Llewellyn, A., & Skevington, S. (2016). Evaluating a new methodology for providing individualized feedback in healthcare on quality of life and its importance, using the WHOQOL-BREF in a community population. Quality of Life Research, 25(3), 605-614. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-015-1132-2

© 2015, Springer International Publishing Switzerland. Purpose: We conducted an evaluation to find out how a novel quality of life (QoL) intervention containing guided individualized feedback was appraised. The importance of QoL was matched with QoL... Read More about Evaluating a new methodology for providing individualized feedback in healthcare on quality of life and its importance, using the WHOQOL-BREF in a community population.

Using guided individualised feedback to review self-reported quality of life in health and its importance (2014)
Journal Article
Skevington, S. M., Llewellyn, A. M., Llewellyn, A., & Skevington, S. (2015). Using guided individualised feedback to review self-reported quality of life in health and its importance. Psychology and Health, 30(3), 301-317. https://doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2014.972396

© 2014 Taylor & Francis. This pilot study investigated the effects of providing guided, individualised feedback on subjective quality of life (QoL), using results from the multidimensional WHOQOL-BREF profile. Participants (n=129; 85 chronically il... Read More about Using guided individualised feedback to review self-reported quality of life in health and its importance.


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