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September 5 th – 8 th 2013 Nottingham Conference Centre, United Kingdom www.nspine.co.uk
N-Spine research conference Nottingham 5 th September, 2013 Current concepts in data collection in osteopathy
What is osteopathy? Still and Littlejohn; Statutory regulation; General Osteopathic Council; Profiling practice.
Previous data collection initiatives Burton, 1981; Pringle and Tyreman, 1993; Hinkley and Drysdale, 1995; General Osteopathic Council, 2001; McIlwraith, 2003; NCOR, 2009; Spine Tango.
Standardised data collection (SDC) SDC tool development process; Snapshot data collection.
SDC findings Patient demographics; Common symptoms; Route to care; Treatment delivered; Treatment outcomes.
Route to care Word of mouth 69.8% Advertising 11.8% Healthcare practitioners 6.7% Referral by solicitor or insurer 2%
Reasons for choosing osteopathy NumberPercentage Personal recommendation or referral105864.9 Personal research1287.9 Waiting for NHS physiotherapy appointment311.9 Failure of previous treatment16910.4 Previous experience of osteopathic treatment32319.8 Desire to have osteopathic treatment1579.6 Wanted a form of manual or hands-on treatment1489.1 Did not want treatment through the NHS402.5 Wanted to have drug-free treatment1499.1 Other503.1 No response573.5 Total2310
Treatment reactions Treatment reaction%age after 1 st treatment%age after final treatment None59.477.3 Increased pain14.63.7 Increased stiffness18.04.4 Dizziness1.50.3 Nausea0.70.2 Headache2.30.7 Fatigue6.62.7 Serious adverse event0.10 No response7.44.2 Other0.50.2 Complications not known0.40.7 Not applicable1.08.0
Publications SDC final report. http://www.ncor.org.uk/wp- content/uploads/2012/10/SDC_final_report_2011.pdf.http://www.ncor.org.uk/wp- content/uploads/2012/10/SDC_final_report_2011.pdf Fawkes CA, Leach CMJ, Mathias S, Moore AP. Development of a data collection tool to profile osteopathic practice: use of a nominal group technique to enhance clinician involvement. Manual Therapy 2013. In Press.