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Rheumatology patients’ perceptions of patient activation and the Patient Activation Measure: A qualitative interview study (2021)
Journal Article
Jones, B., Hunt, A., Hewlett, S., Harcourt, D., & Dures, E. (in press). Rheumatology patients’ perceptions of patient activation and the Patient Activation Measure: A qualitative interview study. Musculoskeletal Care, https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1555

Introduction: An important aspect of self-management is patient activation (the skills, abilities and confidence someone uses to actively manage their health). The dominant method of capturing patient activation is the Patient Activation Measure (PAM... Read More about Rheumatology patients’ perceptions of patient activation and the Patient Activation Measure: A qualitative interview study.

Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Smith, L., Powell, J., Dures, E., Palmer, S., Lenguerrand, E., Beswick, A., & Blom, A. (2019). Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed?

Abstract for BOA 2019 Although long-term follow up of joint replacement is advocated, in a national audit of 42 orthopaedic units, only 43% were continuing follow up beyond 5 years. Four studies were conducted using mixed methods research to address... Read More about Hip arthroplasty surveillance: Is it really needed?.

Reliability and sensitivity to change of the bristol rheumatoid arthritis fatigue scales (2013)
Journal Article
Nicklin, J. K., Cramp, F. A., Hewlett, S. E., Dures, E. K., Dures, E., Hewlett, S., …Kirwan, J. R. (2013). Reliability and sensitivity to change of the bristol rheumatoid arthritis fatigue scales. Rheumatology, 52(10), 1832-1839. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/ket218

Objective. To examine the reliability (stability) and sensitivity of the Bristol Rheumatoid Arthritis Fatigue scales (BRAFs) and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) developed to capture the fatigue experience. The Multi-Dimensional Questionnair... Read More about Reliability and sensitivity to change of the bristol rheumatoid arthritis fatigue scales.

Mixed methods in health psychology: Theoretical and practical considerations of the third paradigm (2011)
Journal Article
Gleeson, K., Morris, M., Rumsey, N., Dures, E., Dures, E., Rumsey, N., …Gleeson, K. (2011). Mixed methods in health psychology: Theoretical and practical considerations of the third paradigm. Journal of Health Psychology, 16(2), 332-341. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105310377537

This article has two purposes: to examine why mixed methods is a legitimate approach particularly well suited to health psychology; and to describe the challenges inherent in conducting mixed methods research. First, arguments justifying the status o... Read More about Mixed methods in health psychology: Theoretical and practical considerations of the third paradigm.