Charlotte Paterson

Summary

Affiliation: Peninsula Medical School
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for people with chronic illness: combining qualitative and quantitative outcome assessment
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 9:671-81. 2003
  2. pmc An investigation of multidisciplinary complex health care interventions--steps towards an integrative treatment model in the rehabilitation of people with multiple sclerosis
    Lasse Skovgaard
    The Danish MS Society, Valby, Denmark
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:50. 2012
  3. pmc Building resilience: a preliminary exploration of women's perceptions of the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to In Vitro Fertilisation
    Sheryl de Lacey
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, The University of Western Sydney, Penrith South, NSW, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:50. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Evaluating a massage therapy training and treatment programme in a remote Aboriginal community
    Charlotte Paterson
    Division of Chiropractic, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Australia
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:158-67. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The patient's experience of holistic care: insights from acupuncture research
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    Chronic Illn 4:264-77. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Patients' experiences of Western-style acupuncture: the influence of acupuncture 'dose', self-care strategies and integration
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:S1-39-45. 2007
  7. pmc Evaluating complex health interventions: a critical analysis of the 'outcomes' concept
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:18. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of traditional Chinese medicine (traditional acupuncture) treatment for people with long-term conditions
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:3-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint "Playing their parts": the experiences of participants in a randomized sham-controlled acupuncture trial
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Service Research, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, St Luke s Campus, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 14:199-208. 2008
  10. pmc Acupuncture for 'frequent attenders' with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomised controlled trial (CACTUS study)
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e295-305. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for people with chronic illness: combining qualitative and quantitative outcome assessment
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 9:671-81. 2003
    ..What benefits and problems do such people perceive and experience as important? To what extent do three subjective health questionnaires encompass and measure these treatment effects?..
  2. pmc An investigation of multidisciplinary complex health care interventions--steps towards an integrative treatment model in the rehabilitation of people with multiple sclerosis
    Lasse Skovgaard
    The Danish MS Society, Valby, Denmark
    BMC Complement Altern Med 12:50. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to present results from the six year treatment collaboration process regarding the development of an integrative treatment model...
  3. pmc Building resilience: a preliminary exploration of women's perceptions of the use of acupuncture as an adjunct to In Vitro Fertilisation
    Sheryl de Lacey
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, The University of Western Sydney, Penrith South, NSW, Australia
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:50. 2009
    ..Acupuncture is increasingly used as an adjunct to IVF, in this preliminary study we sought to investigate the experience of infertile women who had used acupuncture to improve their fertility...
  4. doi request reprint Evaluating a massage therapy training and treatment programme in a remote Aboriginal community
    Charlotte Paterson
    Division of Chiropractic, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Australia
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 14:158-67. 2008
    ..To describe a massage therapy and training programme in a remote Aboriginal community in Australia and to develop the frameworks, procedures and processes necessary for future research...
  5. doi request reprint The patient's experience of holistic care: insights from acupuncture research
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    Chronic Illn 4:264-77. 2008
    ..Specifically, the paper addresses how this analysis deepens our understanding of holism and its relation to the therapeutic theory base...
  6. ncbi request reprint Patients' experiences of Western-style acupuncture: the influence of acupuncture 'dose', self-care strategies and integration
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 12:S1-39-45. 2007
    ..To investigate patients' perspectives of the process and outcome of Western-style acupuncture for chronic health problems. To use these results to inform the provision of acupuncture in health services in the UK...
  7. pmc Evaluating complex health interventions: a critical analysis of the 'outcomes' concept
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 9:18. 2009
    ..In the context of medical research into the efficacy or effectiveness of an intervention the term 'outcomes' has often been interpreted to mean single endpoints with a linear cause and effect link to an external intervention...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes of traditional Chinese medicine (traditional acupuncture) treatment for people with long-term conditions
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 16:3-9. 2010
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  9. doi request reprint "Playing their parts": the experiences of participants in a randomized sham-controlled acupuncture trial
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Service Research, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, St Luke s Campus, Exeter, United Kingdom
    J Altern Complement Med 14:199-208. 2008
    ..We explored these issues within a randomized sham-acupuncture controlled trial of traditional Chinese acupuncture for people with migraine...
  10. pmc Acupuncture for 'frequent attenders' with medically unexplained symptoms: a randomised controlled trial (CACTUS study)
    Charlotte Paterson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e295-305. 2011
    ..Medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) are common and difficult to treat...
  11. doi request reprint Communication about self-care in traditional acupuncture consultations: the co-construction of individualised support and advice
    Charlotte Paterson
    University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 89:467-75. 2012
    ..To analyse the co-construction of self-care advice in traditional acupuncture consultations...
  12. pmc Traditional acupuncture for people with medically unexplained symptoms: a longitudinal qualitative study of patients' experiences
    Sue Rugg
    Institute of Health Service Research, University of Exeter, UK
    Br J Gen Pract 61:e306-15. 2011
    ..Traditional acupuncture may offer such a perspective, but its use for these patients has not been investigated...
  13. doi request reprint The experience of using complementary therapies after a diagnosis of cancer: a qualitative synthesis
    Janet Smithson
    Penninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
    Health (London) 16:19-39. 2012
    ..The most notable barrier was the perceived polarization of complementary therapies and biomedicine; patients reported better experiences in integrated settings...
  14. doi request reprint Cancer patients' experiences of using complementary therapies: polarization and integration
    Janet Smithson
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 15:54-61. 2010
    ..In this paper, we explore the two synthesis concepts of 'polarization' and 'integration', and their relationship to health service policies and guidelines on integrated services...
  15. doi request reprint Lifestyle and self-care advice within traditional acupuncture consultations: a qualitative observational study nested in a co-operative inquiry
    Maggie Evans
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 17:519-29. 2011
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  16. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture as a complex intervention: a holistic model
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol B58 2PR, UK
    J Altern Complement Med 10:791-801. 2004
    ..We used a longitudinal research design to investigate how the experience, and the effects, of a course of acupuncture evolved over time...
  17. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of therapeutic massage for people with Parkinson's disease: the added value of user involvement
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Complement Ther Clin Pract 11:161-71. 2005
    ..To carry out a pilot study, with particular attention to adequacy of outcome measures...
  18. ncbi request reprint Seeking the patient's perspective: a qualitative assessment of EuroQol, COOP-WONCA charts and MYMOP
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Qual Life Res 13:871-81. 2004
    ..The study concludes that qualitative evaluations have an important role to play in questionnaire design and development and are likely to lead to more modest and realistic appraisals of outcome questionnaire performance...
  19. doi request reprint GP support for self-care: the views of people experiencing long-term back pain
    Fiona Mackichan
    School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, 39, Whatley Road, Bristol, BS8 2PS, UK
    Fam Pract 30:212-8. 2013
    ..Gaining insight into patients' views may facilitate support...
  20. doi request reprint 'All in the same boat': a qualitative study of patients' attitudes and experiences in group acupuncture clinics
    Anthea Asprey
    Primary Care Research Group, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, Smeall Building, Magdalen Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    Acupunct Med 30:163-9. 2012
    ..The aim was to investigate the acceptability and perceived advantages and disadvantages of acupuncture delivered in the group setting for the treatment of knee OA...
  21. pmc Self-care in people with long term health problems: a community based survey
    Fiona Mackichan
    Institite of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter EX2 4SG, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 12:53. 2011
    ....
  22. pmc Measuring changes in self-concept: a qualitative evaluation of outcome questionnaires in people having acupuncture for their chronic health problems
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:7. 2006
    ..This study sought to identify and evaluate outcome questionnaires suitable for quantifying changes in self-concept in people with long-term conditions, in the context of treatment with acupuncture and Chinese medicine...
  23. ncbi request reprint 'Take small steps to go a long way' consumer involvement in research into complementary and alternative therapies
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery 10:150-61. 2004
    ..As one consumer said: 'You have to take small steps to go a long way'...
  24. ncbi request reprint How to involve consumers in your research team
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Complement Ther Med 13:61-4. 2005
  25. pmc Embedding chiropractic in Indigenous Health Care Organisations: applying the normalisation process model
    Barbara I Polus
    School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, 3083, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:429. 2012
    ..Evaluation of the program was a key aspect of its implementation, requiring an appropriate process to identify specific problems and formulate solutions to improve the service...
  26. doi request reprint Patient consensus on mode of use of nettle sting for musculoskeletal pain
    Adrian R White
    Institute of Health Services Research, Peninsula Medical School, University of Plymouth, UK
    Complement Ther Med 19:179-86. 2011
    ..There is a long history of topical use of nettle sting for pain, but no standard method of application. Our objective was to develop a consensus of the experiences of nettle sting users...
  27. pmc Characteristic and incidental (placebo) effects in complex interventions such as acupuncture
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR
    BMJ 330:1202-5. 2005
  28. ncbi request reprint A narrative review shows the unvalidated use of self-report questionnaires for individual medication as outcome measures
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Briston BS8 2PR, United Kingdom
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:967-73. 2005
    ..We searched for validated self-completion questionnaires suitable for measuring change in medication...
  29. ncbi request reprint Measure Yourself Concerns and Wellbeing (MYCaW): an individualised questionnaire for evaluating outcome in cancer support care that includes complementary therapies
    Charlotte Paterson
    MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Canynge Hall, Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    Complement Ther Med 15:38-45. 2007
    ..DISCUSSION: MYCaW is a questionnaire that is appropriate for the service offered, acceptable to patients, practitioners and researchers, and is responsive to change. Further validation work is planned...
  30. pmc Eliciting patients' concerns
    Charlotte Paterson
    Br J Gen Pract 54:945; author reply 945-6. 2004
  31. pmc Appraisals of specific treatments are needed
    Charlotte Paterson
    BMJ 334:600. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint How to summarise and report written qualitative data from patients: a method for use in cancer support care
    Marie J Polley
    Department of Complementary Therapies, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, London, UK
    Support Care Cancer 15:963-71. 2007
    ..The goal of this study is the determination of key themes to aid the analysis of qualitative data collected at three cancer support centres in England, using the Measure Yourself Concerns and Wellbeing (MYCaW) questionnaire...
  33. doi request reprint The colonization of the lifeworld of acupuncture: the SAR conference
    Charlotte Paterson
    J Altern Complement Med 14:105-6. 2008