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September 5 th – 8 th 2013 Nottingham Conference Centre, United Kingdom
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 referral Personal research Waiting for NHS physiotherapy appointment311.9 Failure of previous treatment Previous experience of osteopathic treatment Desire to have osteopathic treatment Wanted a form of manual or hands-on treatment Did not want treatment through the NHS402.5 Wanted to have drug-free treatment Other503.1 No response573.5 Total2310
Treatment reactions Treatment reaction%age after 1 st treatment%age after final treatment None Increased pain Increased stiffness Dizziness Nausea Headache Fatigue Serious adverse event0.10 No response Other Complications not known Not applicable1.08.0
Publications SDC final report. 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 In Press.