M Lewis

Summary

Affiliation: Keele University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical course, characteristics and prognostic indicators in patients presenting with back and leg pain in primary care. The ATLAS study protocol
    Kika Konstantinou
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:4. 2012
  2. pmc Testing a model of association between patient identified problems and responses to global measures of health in low back pain patients: a prospective study
    Ricky Mullis
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:74. 2009
  3. pmc A randomised clinical trial of subgrouping and targeted treatment for low back pain compared with best current care. The STarT Back Trial Study Protocol
    Elaine M Hay
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:58. 2008
  4. pmc IMPaCT Back study protocol. Implementation of subgrouping for targeted treatment systems for low back pain patients in primary care: a prospective population-based sequential comparison
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:186. 2010
  5. pmc The use of CAM and conventional treatments among primary care consulters with chronic musculoskeletal pain
    Majid Artus
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:26. 2007
  6. ncbi An economic evaluation of three physiotherapy treatments for non-specific neck disorders alongside a randomized trial
    M Lewis
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1701-8. 2007
  7. ncbi Effects of manual work on recovery from lateral epicondylitis
    Martyn Lewis
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:109-16. 2002
  8. ncbi Measuring practitioner/therapist effects in randomised trials of low back pain and neck pain interventions in primary care settings
    Martyn Lewis
    Arthritis Research UK National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST55BG, UK
    Eur J Pain 14:1033-9. 2010
  9. ncbi Local steroid injections for tennis elbow: does the pain get worse before it gets better?: Results from a randomized controlled trial
    Martyn Lewis
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Clin J Pain 21:330-4. 2005
  10. pmc A comparison of two primary care trials on tennis elbow: issues of external validity
    N Smidt
    Primary Care Science Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1406-9. 2005

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Publications54

  1. pmc Clinical course, characteristics and prognostic indicators in patients presenting with back and leg pain in primary care. The ATLAS study protocol
    Kika Konstantinou
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:4. 2012
    ..In addition, nested qualitative studies will provide insights on the clinical consultation and the impact of diagnosis and treatment on patients' symptom management and illness trajectory...
  2. pmc Testing a model of association between patient identified problems and responses to global measures of health in low back pain patients: a prospective study
    Ricky Mullis
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:74. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to propose and test a model of association between patient identified functional problems and responses to global measures of health in low back pain patients...
  3. pmc A randomised clinical trial of subgrouping and targeted treatment for low back pain compared with best current care. The STarT Back Trial Study Protocol
    Elaine M Hay
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:58. 2008
    ..We plan to conduct a randomised controlled trial to establish whether subgrouping using a novel tool, combined with targeted treatment, is better than best current care at reducing long-term disability from low back pain...
  4. pmc IMPaCT Back study protocol. Implementation of subgrouping for targeted treatment systems for low back pain patients in primary care: a prospective population-based sequential comparison
    Nadine E Foster
    Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:186. 2010
    ..The IMPaCT Back study is investigating the effects of introducing and supporting a subgrouping for targeted treatment system in primary care...
  5. pmc The use of CAM and conventional treatments among primary care consulters with chronic musculoskeletal pain
    Majid Artus
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:26. 2007
    ..We are unaware, however, of a direct evidence of the extent of CAM use by primary care patients, and how successful they perceive it to be...
  6. ncbi An economic evaluation of three physiotherapy treatments for non-specific neck disorders alongside a randomized trial
    M Lewis
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Primary Care Sciences, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1701-8. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Effects of manual work on recovery from lateral epicondylitis
    Martyn Lewis
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:109-16. 2002
    ..This study investigates the influence of manual work on the persistence of lateral epicondylitis during a 12-month follow-up period after consultation in general practice...
  8. ncbi Measuring practitioner/therapist effects in randomised trials of low back pain and neck pain interventions in primary care settings
    Martyn Lewis
    Arthritis Research UK National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST55BG, UK
    Eur J Pain 14:1033-9. 2010
    ..It highlights the importance of patient-practitioner interactions, and the need to address practitioner effects in designing and analysing outcome studies in low back pain and neck pain in primary care...
  9. ncbi Local steroid injections for tennis elbow: does the pain get worse before it gets better?: Results from a randomized controlled trial
    Martyn Lewis
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Clin J Pain 21:330-4. 2005
    ....
  10. pmc A comparison of two primary care trials on tennis elbow: issues of external validity
    N Smidt
    Primary Care Science Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:1406-9. 2005
    ..To assess clinical heterogeneity across two studies with respect to study population, interventions, and outcome measures, and to evaluate the influence of these sources of heterogeneity on the results of the studies...
  11. ncbi Comparison of physical treatments versus a brief pain-management programme for back pain in primary care: a randomised clinical trial in physiotherapy practice
    E M Hay
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Lancet 365:2024-30. 2005
    ..We compared the effectiveness of a brief pain-management programme with physiotherapy incorporating manual therapy for the reduction of disability at 12 months in patients consulting primary care with subacute low back pain...
  12. ncbi A brief screening tool for knee pain in primary care. 1. Validity and reliability
    C Jinks
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre and. School of Health, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 40:528-36. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The KNEST appears to be a reliable and valid composite tool for the study of population needs and outcomes of care for people aged over 55 yr with knee pain...
  13. ncbi Consultation and the outcome of shoulder-neck pain: a cohort study in the population
    Louisa J Badcock
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, University of Keele, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    J Rheumatol 30:2694-9. 2003
    ..We investigated the association between primary care consultation and subsequent outcome in a cohort of shoulder-neck pain sufferers...
  14. ncbi A brief pain management program compared with physical therapy for low back pain: results from an economic analysis alongside a randomized clinical trial
    D G T Whitehurst
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 57:466-73. 2007
    ..We assessed the cost utility and cost effectiveness of a brief pain management program (BPM) targeting psychosocial factors compared with physical therapy (PT) for primary care patients with low back pain of <12 weeks' duration...
  15. ncbi Use of a cross-sectional survey to estimate outcome of health care: the example of anxiety and depression
    U T Kadam
    Keele University, Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Staffordshire, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1112-9. 2001
    ..This study demonstrates the potential for using cross-sectional population surveys to estimate not only the need for health care but also the outcome of health care...
  16. ncbi A case-control study of differences between regular and causal adult attenders in general dental practice
    C Bullock
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, School of Postgraduate Medicine, Keele University, Stoke on Trent
    Prim Dent Care 8:35-40. 2001
    ..To assess whether adults attending a dental practice for regular dental care have better oral health than adults attending casually in response to a dental problem, and to explore the barriers to asymptomatic attendance...
  17. ncbi Piecework, musculoskeletal pain and the impact of workplace psychosocial factors
    Rosie J Lacey
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:430-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the impact of piecework on musculoskeletal pain and general health, and the influence of perceived workplace psychosocial factors on any such associations, in a general UK population...
  18. ncbi Risk factors for neck pain: a longitudinal study in the general population
    P R Croft
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, University of Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Pain 93:317-25. 2001
    ..This finding may have major public health and medicolegal implications...
  19. pmc A comparison of four shoulder-specific questionnaires in primary care
    A Paul
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1293-9. 2004
    ..To compare the validity, responsiveness to change, and user friendliness of four self completed, shoulder-specific questionnaires in primary care...
  20. pmc Health status after hip or knee arthroplasty
    C Jinks
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:700-1. 2003
  21. ncbi The relationship between hand paraesthesia and occupational factors: results from a population study
    R J Lacey
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:1287-93. 2005
    ..To investigate the association of occupational factors, both physical and psychosocial, with hand paraesthesia, and whether any such associations differ according to the concurrent presence of neck and upper limb pain (NULP)...
  22. pmc Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of local corticosteroid injection and naproxen for treatment of lateral epicondylitis of elbow in primary care
    E M Hay
    Staffordshire Rheumatology Centre, The Haywood, Burslem, Stoke on Trent ST6 7AG
    BMJ 319:964-8. 1999
    ..To compare the clinical effectiveness of local corticosteroid injection, standard non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and simple analgesics for the early treatment of lateral epicondylitis in primary care...
  23. ncbi Sensitivity to change and internal consistency of the Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire and derivation of a minimal clinically important difference
    Julius Sim
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Clin J Pain 22:820-6. 2006
    ..To estimate the sensitivity to change and internal consistency of the Northwick Park Neck Pain Questionnaire (NPQ) and derive its minimal clinically important difference (MCID)...
  24. pmc Cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging in primary care consulters with shoulder pain: a case control study
    Anindita Paul
    Staffordshire Rheumatology Centre, The Haywood, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST6 7AG, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1363-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between shoulder region pain presenting in primary care and cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) abnormalities...
  25. ncbi ICF core sets for low back pain: do they include what matters to patients?
    Ricky Mullis
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    J Rehabil Med 39:353-7. 2007
    ..To investigate whether the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) Core Sets for low back pain encompass the key functional problems of patients...
  26. ncbi Epidemiology of insomnia: a longitudinal study in a UK population
    Hannah Morphy
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Sleep 30:274-80. 2007
    ..To investigate the incidence, persistence, and consequences of insomnia and their associations with psychological health and pain...
  27. doi A primary care back pain screening tool: identifying patient subgroups for initial treatment
    Jonathan C Hill
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 59:632-41. 2008
    ..To develop and validate a tool that screens for back pain prognostic indicators relevant to initial decision making in primary care...
  28. pmc Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for the management of tennis elbow: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial: the TATE trial (ISRCTN 87141084)
    Linda S Chesterton
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:156. 2009
    ..It also benefits from being patient controlled, thereby promoting self-management. This study aims to assess the effectiveness, in terms of pain relief, and cost-effectiveness of a self-management package of treatment that includes TENS...
  29. doi Does age modify the relationship between morbidity severity and physical health in English and Dutch family practice populations?
    Umesh T Kadam
    Arthritis Research Campaign National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Qual Life Res 18:209-20. 2009
    ..To investigate the co-influences of age and morbidity severity on physical health in adult family practice populations...
  30. ncbi Predictors of poor outcome in patients with neck pain treated by physical therapy
    Jonathan C Hill
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Clin J Pain 23:683-90. 2007
    ....
  31. pmc The impact of workplace risk factors on the occurrence of neck and upper limb pain: a general population study
    Julius Sim
    Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:234. 2006
    ..The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence and population impact of work-related neck and upper limb pain...
  32. ncbi Effectiveness of manual therapy or pulsed shortwave diathermy in addition to advice and exercise for neck disorders: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial in physical therapy clinics
    Krysia Dziedzic
    Keele University, Keele, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 53:214-22. 2005
    ..To determine whether manual therapy or pulsed shortwave diathermy, in addition to advice and exercise, provide better clinical outcome at 6 months than advice and exercise alone in primary care patients with nonspecific neck disorders...
  33. ncbi Is all chronic pain the same? A 25-year follow-up study
    Peter Croft
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, University of Keele, Stoke on Trent, Stafforshire Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 105:309-17. 2003
    ..This argues against chronic functional and pain syndromes all being the same problem with a common mechanism of persistence, and in favor of unique regional influences on chronicity as well...
  34. ncbi A minimal clinically important difference was derived for the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire for low back pain
    Kelvin Jordan
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffs ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:45-52. 2006
    ..To compare methods commonly used to derive minimal important differences and recommend a rule for defining patients as clinically improved on the low back pain-specific Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ)...
  35. ncbi Presentation of pain drawings in questionnaire surveys: influence on prevalence of neck and upper limb pain in the community
    Rosie J Lacey
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire Keele ST5 5BG, UK
    Pain 105:293-301. 2003
    ..7% in our study. Furthermore, respondents only answering positively to a pre-shaded manikin form a group experiencing less severe NULP and less associated disability...
  36. ncbi Pulsed short-wave diathermy effects on human fibroblast proliferation
    Jonathan Hill
    Department of Physiotherapy Studies, University of Keele, Staffordshire, UK
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:832-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the influence of pulsed short-wave diathermy (PSWD) on fibroblast and chondrocyte cell proliferation rates and to establish the influences of different dosages applied...
  37. ncbi Cluster randomized controlled trial of the impact of a computer-assisted learning package on the learning of musculoskeletal examination skills by undergraduate medical students
    Pirashanthie Vivekananda-Schmidt
    Keele University, North Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 53:764-71. 2005
    ..To identify whether there was measurable impact of a specific computer-assisted learning (CAL) package, "Virtual Rheumatology," on the learning of musculoskeletal examination skills by medical students...
  38. pmc Content and outcome of usual primary care for back pain: a systematic review
    Simon Somerville
    ARC National Primary Care Centre, Keele University, Keele, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 58:790-7, i-vi. 2008
    ..Most patients seeking help for back pain are managed in primary care...
  39. ncbi Impact of a rheumatology expert nurse on the wellbeing of patients attending a drug monitoring clinic
    Sarah Ryan
    Staffordshire Rheumatology Centre, Haywood Hospital, Stoke on Trent, UK
    J Adv Nurs 53:277-86. 2006
    ..This paper reports a study to test the hypothesis that consultation with a clinical nurse specialist in a drug monitor clinic has a measurable impact on the well-being of patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  40. ncbi Validation of complex interventions in a low back pain trial: selective video analysis cross-referenced to clinical case notes
    Ricky Mullis
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
    Contemp Clin Trials 27:404-12. 2006
    ..This report describes a method to validate this type of data in a randomised clinical trial, by using video analysis on a sample of patient therapist interactions...
  41. ncbi Predicting persistent neck pain: a 1-year follow-up of a population cohort
    Jonathan Hill
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1648-54. 2004
    ..A population cohort study to determine the 1-year persistence of neck pain...
  42. pmc Factors affecting over-the-counter use of aspirin in the secondary prophylaxis of cardiovascular disease
    J Bedson
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University
    Br J Gen Pract 51:1001-3. 2001
    ..This study shows that a considerable amount of aspirin is used OTC in those with CVD. Its use is influenced by several factors that could be addressed when considering attempts to improve the overall uptake of aspirin...
  43. ncbi Interrater reliability of scoring of pain drawings in a self-report health survey
    Rosie J Lacey
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E455-8. 2005
    ..Study of interrater reliability...
  44. ncbi Prediction of readmission to acute psychiatric units
    R E Hodgson
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Postgraduate Medicine, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, North Staffs, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 36:304-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Length of stay is not predictive in the Cox regression model, which suggests patients are not being prematurely discharged. The derived models may have value in service planning, audit and resource allocation...
  45. pmc Atrial fibrillation: a comparison of methods to identify cases in general practice
    S Somerville
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University School of Postgraduate Medicine, Stoke on Trent
    Br J Gen Pract 50:727-9. 2000
    ..The electrocardiograph interpretation can be undertaken effectively by a trained nurse...
  46. pmc Chronic shoulder pain in the community: a syndrome of disability or distress?
    L J Badcock
    Staffordshire Rheumatology Centre, Haywood Hospital, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:128-31. 2002
    ..Firstly, does chronic pain lead to impaired psychological health over time? Secondly, how does restriction of daily activity influence pain perception and psychological health?..
  47. ncbi Validation of MSAT: an instrument to measure medical students' self-assessed confidence in musculoskeletal examination skills
    Pirashanthie Vivekananda-Schmidt
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, UK
    Med Educ 41:402-10. 2007
    ..We present a new musculoskeletal self-assessment tool (MSAT) that allows students to assess their confidence in their skills in and knowledge of knee and shoulder examination...
  48. ncbi Exploring the use of videotaped objective structured clinical examination in the assessment of joint examination skills of medical students
    Pirashanthie Vivekananda-Schmidt
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, North Staffordshire, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 57:869-76. 2007
    ..Currently, assessment is performed by medical examiners in situ. Our objective was to determine whether assessment by videotaped OSCE is as reliable as live OSCE assessment...
  49. ncbi Does physiotherapy management of low back pain change as a result of an evidence-based educational programme?
    Kay Stevenson
    University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 12:365-75. 2006
    ..The use of opinion leaders to disseminate new evidence around the management of low back pain into practice has been proposed...
  50. ncbi Health status in patients awaiting hip replacement for osteoarthritis
    P Croft
    Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, University of Keele, Keele, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:1001-7. 2002
    ..We further investigated the interaction of hip osteoarthritis with other variables (age, gender, social class and concurrent pain) in relation to health status...
  51. ncbi Do physiotherapists' attitudes towards evidence-based practice change as a result of an evidence-based educational programme?
    Kay Stevenson
    University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, UK
    J Eval Clin Pract 10:207-17. 2004
    ..The use of opinion leaders to disseminate new evidence into practice, and thereby encourage the behaviour of health care professionals has been proposed...
  52. ncbi Use of community pharmacies: a population-based survey
    Helen Boardman
    Department of Public Health, North Staffordshire Health, Heron House, 120 Grove Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 4LX, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:254-62. 2005
    ..The impact of such changes will partly depend on who uses pharmacies and their illnesses...
  53. ncbi Re: Goldby LJ, Moore AP, Doust J, Trew ME. A randomised controlled trial investigating the efficiency of musculoskeletal physiotherapy on chronic low back disorder. Spine 2006;31:1083-93
    Nadine E Foster
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:2405-6. 2006
  54. ncbi Lateral epicondylitis in general practice: course and prognostic indicators of outcome
    Nynke Smidt
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 33:2053-59. 2006
    ..To investigate the course of lateral epicondylitis and identify prognostic indicators associated with short- and longterm outcome of pain intensity...