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Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study (2021)
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McCabe, C., Cramp, F., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., & Davies, B. (2021). Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study. Pain and Rehabilitation, 50, 14-21

Objective Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a common complication of diabetes. This study explored the experience and impact of living with PDN. Design People with PDN were recruited through local NHS clinics and by national advertisement in di... Read More about Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: A qualitative interview study.

‘We tend to get pad happy’: A qualitative study of health practitioners’ perspectives on the quality of continence care for older people in hospital (2021)
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Percival, J., Abbott, K., Allain, T., Bradley, R., Cramp, F., Donovan, J. L., …Cotterill, N. (2021). ‘We tend to get pad happy’: A qualitative study of health practitioners’ perspectives on the quality of continence care for older people in hospital. BMJ Open Quality, 10(2), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjoq-2021-001380

Bladder and bowel control difficulties affect 20% and 10% of the UK population, respectively, touch all age groups and are particularly prevalent in the older (65+ years) population. However, the quality of continence care is often poor, compromising... Read More about ‘We tend to get pad happy’: A qualitative study of health practitioners’ perspectives on the quality of continence care for older people in hospital.

Brachytherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer: A survey of UK provision of care and support (2021)
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Humphrey, P., Dures, E., Hoskin, P., & Cramp, F. (2021). Brachytherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer: A survey of UK provision of care and support. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 159, 60-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2021.03.007

Background and purpose: Gynaecological brachytherapy can cause anxiety, distress and discomfort. It is not known how variation in delivery impacts women's experiences. To inform future research an online survey was carried out to identify variations... Read More about Brachytherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer: A survey of UK provision of care and support.

Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate? (2021)
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Davies, B., Cramp, F., Gauntlett-Gilbert, J., & McCabe, C. S. (in press). Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate?. British Journal of Pain, https://doi.org/10.1177/2049463721989753

Objective: Painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) is a painful complication of diabetes. This study aimed to explore: (1) strategies used by participants to manage impacts of PDN and (2) their perspectives on whether strategies from pain management progra... Read More about Peoples’ experiences of painful diabetic neuropathy: Are pain management programmes appropriate?.

Management of fatigue with physical activity and behavioural change support in vasculitis: A feasibility study (2021)
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Harper, L., Hewitt, C. A., Litchfield, I., Morgan, M. D., Chanouzas, D., Caulfield, H. K., …Daley, A. J. (in press). Management of fatigue with physical activity and behavioural change support in vasculitis: A feasibility study. Rheumatology, https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keaa890

Objective Patients with ANCA associated vasculitis (AAV) experience high levels of fatigue, despite disease remission. This study assessed the feasibility and acceptability of a definitive randomised controlled trial of a behaviourally based physica... Read More about Management of fatigue with physical activity and behavioural change support in vasculitis: A feasibility study.

The use of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation in invasively ventilated critically ill adults: A scoping review protocol (2020)
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Swingwood, E., Stilma, W., Tume, L., Cramp, F., Paulus, F., Schultz, M., …Rose, L. (2020). The use of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation in invasively ventilated critically ill adults: A scoping review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-020-01547-8

© 2020, The Author(s). Background: Critically ill patients receiving invasive ventilation are at risk of sputum retention. Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation (MI-E) is a technique used to mobilise sputum and optimise airway clearance. Recently, int... Read More about The use of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation in invasively ventilated critically ill adults: A scoping review protocol.

Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial (2020)
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Walsh, N., Jones, L., Phillips, S., Thomas, R., Odondi, L., Palmer, S., …Hurley, M. (2020). Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 50, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2020.102271

Chronic musculoskeletal pain including osteoarthritis (OA) can significantly limit the functional independence of individuals. The spine and hip and knee are predominantly affected; management guidelines for each recommend exercise and education to s... Read More about Facilitating activity and self-management for people with arthritic knee, hip or lower back pain (FASA): A cluster randomised controlled trial.

A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON): Study protocol (2020)
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Pearson, J., Coggins, J., Lenguerrand, E., Derham, S., Russell, J., Walsh, N. E., & Cramp, F. (2021). A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON): Study protocol. Musculoskeletal Care, 19(1), 59-66. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1509

Background: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex long-term condition associated with chronic widespread pain, fatigue, sleep problems, memory and concentration difficulties and irritable bowel syndrome. Current guidelines for the treatment of FM recommend... Read More about A feasibility randomised controlled trial of a fibromyalgia self-management programme in a community setting with a nested qualitative study (FALCON): Study protocol.

Promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis: A proof‐of‐concept intervention study (2020)
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Cramp, F., Thomas, R., Haase, A. M., Domaille, M., Manns, S., Swales, C., …Walsh, N. E. (2020). Promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis: A proof‐of‐concept intervention study. Musculoskeletal Care, 18(4), 487-500. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1493

Objective(s): The aim of this study is to test the feasibility and acceptability of promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis (PEPA-RA) to inform a future trial. Design: A ‘proof of concept’ study was carried out. Sett... Read More about Promoting engagement in physical activity in early rheumatoid arthritis: A proof‐of‐concept intervention study.

Fibromyalgia self‐management: Mapping the behaviour change techniques used in a practice‐based programme (2020)
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Pearson, J., Whale, K., Walsh, N. E., Derham, S., Russell, J., & Cramp, F. (2020). Fibromyalgia self‐management: Mapping the behaviour change techniques used in a practice‐based programme. Musculoskeletal Care, 18(3), 372-382. https://doi.org/10.1002/msc.1470

Background: Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex long-term condition associated with pain, fatigue and concentration difficulties. There is limited robust evidence for the effectiveness of pharmacological treatments for FM, with current guidelines recommen... Read More about Fibromyalgia self‐management: Mapping the behaviour change techniques used in a practice‐based programme.

Provision of first contact physiotherapy in primary care across the UK: A survey of the service (2020)
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Halls, S., Thomas, R., Stott, H., Cupples, M. E., Kersten, P., Cramp, F., …Walsh, N. (2020). Provision of first contact physiotherapy in primary care across the UK: A survey of the service. Physiotherapy, 108, 2-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2020.04.005

Background: First Contact Physiotherapy (FCP) is an emerging model of care whereby a specialist physiotherapist located within general practice undertakes the first patient assessment, diagnosis and management without a prior GP consultation. Despite... Read More about Provision of first contact physiotherapy in primary care across the UK: A survey of the service.

Fatigue in inflammatory arthritis (2020)
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Dures, E., Cramp, F., Hackett, K., & Primdahl, J. (2020). Fatigue in inflammatory arthritis. Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology, 34(2), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.berh.2020.101526

Fatigue is highly prevalent in inflammatory arthritis, and people living with the symptom have described it as overwhelming and a challenge to manage. In this article, we explore the experience, impact and non-pharmacological management of fatigue fr... Read More about Fatigue in inflammatory arthritis.

The role of non-pharmacological interventions in the management of rheumatoid-arthritis-related fatigue (2019)
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Cramp, F. (2019). The role of non-pharmacological interventions in the management of rheumatoid-arthritis-related fatigue. Rheumatology, 58(Supplement_5), v22-v28. https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kez310

Non-pharmacological interventions may be beneficial in the management of rheumatoid arthritis related fatigue. A narrative review was undertaken, with a focus upon research published in the past 6 years. Seven studies were identified, four focusing u... Read More about The role of non-pharmacological interventions in the management of rheumatoid-arthritis-related fatigue.

Physiotherapy outcome measures of haemophilia acute bleed episodes: What matters to patients? (2019)
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Cramp, F., Bradshaw, E., McClellan, C., & Whybrow, P. (2019). Physiotherapy outcome measures of haemophilia acute bleed episodes: What matters to patients?. Haemophilia, 25(6), 1066-1072. https://doi.org/10.1111/hae.13840

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Introduction: The research was conducted at a UK teaching hospital and Haemophilia Comprehensive Care Centre (CCC) as part of a research programme investigating physiotherapy for acute bleed management. Aim: The aim of... Read More about Physiotherapy outcome measures of haemophilia acute bleed episodes: What matters to patients?.

A survey examining the use of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation on adult intensive care units across the UK (2019)
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Cramp, F., Swingwood, E., & Tume, L. (2020). A survey examining the use of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation on adult intensive care units across the UK. Journal of the Intensive Care Society, 21(4), 283-289. https://doi.org/10.1177/1751143719870121

Introduction: Despite potential benefits, it is not known how widely physiotherapists use mechanical insufflation-exsufflation devices on UK adult intensive care units. This survey aimed to describe mechanical insufflation-exsufflation use in UK adul... Read More about A survey examining the use of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation on adult intensive care units across the UK.

Developing a group intervention to manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis through modifying physical activity (2019)
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Salmon, V. E., Hewlett, S., Walsh, N. E., Kirwan, J. R., Morris, M., Urban, M., & Cramp, F. (2019). Developing a group intervention to manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis through modifying physical activity. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 20(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12891-019-2558-4

© 2019 The Author(s). Background: Fatigue is a major symptom of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). There is some evidence that physical activity (PA) may be effective in reducing RA fatigue. However, few PA interventions have been designed to manage fatigue... Read More about Developing a group intervention to manage fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis through modifying physical activity.

Matching the perceived benefits of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for chronic musculoskeletal pain against Patient Reported Outcome Measures using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) (2019)
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Gladwell, P. W., Cramp, F., & Palmer, S. (2020). Matching the perceived benefits of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for chronic musculoskeletal pain against Patient Reported Outcome Measures using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). Physiotherapy, 106, 128-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2019.01.017

Background: There is no consensus regarding the effectiveness of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for chronic musculoskeletal or low back pain. A review of previous trial methodology identified problems with treatment fidelity. Qual... Read More about Matching the perceived benefits of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for chronic musculoskeletal pain against Patient Reported Outcome Measures using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF).

A qualitative evaluation of the appropriateness, validity, acceptability, feasibility and interpretability of the Bristol Impact of Hypermobility (BIoH) questionnaire (2018)
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Manns, S., Cramp, F., Lewis, R., Clark, E. M., & Palmer, S. (2018). A qualitative evaluation of the appropriateness, validity, acceptability, feasibility and interpretability of the Bristol Impact of Hypermobility (BIoH) questionnaire. Musculoskeletal Science and Practice, 38, 69-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msksp.2018.10.002

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Background: The Bristol Impact of Hypermobility (BIoH) questionnaire is a condition-specific patient-reported outcome measure developed for adults with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS). It has previously demonstrated strong conc... Read More about A qualitative evaluation of the appropriateness, validity, acceptability, feasibility and interpretability of the Bristol Impact of Hypermobility (BIoH) questionnaire.

Keeping physically active with rheumatoid arthritis: semi-structured interviews to explore patient perspectives, experiences and strategies (2018)
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Thomas, R., Hewlett, S., Swales, C., & Cramp, F. (2019). Keeping physically active with rheumatoid arthritis: semi-structured interviews to explore patient perspectives, experiences and strategies. Physiotherapy, 105(3), 378-384. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2018.09.001

© 2018 Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Background: Regular physical activity is safe and beneficial for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) but the majority of people with RA are less active than the general population and have a higher risk of... Read More about Keeping physically active with rheumatoid arthritis: semi-structured interviews to explore patient perspectives, experiences and strategies.

A personal experience of performing a systematic literature review (2018)
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Bonfield, M., Fearnside, L., & Cramp, F. (2018). A personal experience of performing a systematic literature review. Journal of Allied Health, 47(3), 167-171

This paper describes the personal experience of two novice reviewers in developing and conducting a systematic literature review (SLR) in the field of medical ultrasound. The review was performed as part of a PhD study by the first author, which requ... Read More about A personal experience of performing a systematic literature review.