Carl May

Summary

Affiliation: University of Newcastle
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Towards a wireless patient: chronic illness, scarce care and technological innovation in the United Kingdom
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:1485-94. 2005
  2. pmc Which quality of life score is best for glaucoma patients and why?
    Philip Severn
    Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland, SR2 9HP, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 8:2. 2008
  3. pmc Paying for treatments? Influences on negotiating clinical need and decision-making for dental implant treatment
    Catherine E Exley
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:7. 2009
  4. pmc Experiences of abortion: a narrative review of qualitative studies
    Mabel L S Lie
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, William Leech Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:150. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Framing the doctor-patient relationship in chronic illness: a comparative study of general practitioners' accounts
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    Sociol Health Illn 26:135-58. 2004
  6. pmc Process evaluation for complex interventions in primary care: understanding trials using the normalization process model
    Carl R May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:42. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-management of chronic conditions: re-engineering patient-hood
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Chronic Illn 2:15-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Technogovernance: evidence, subjectivity, and the clinical encounter in primary care medicine
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1022-30. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic illness and intractability: professional-patient interactions in primary care
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Chronic Illn 1:15-20. 2005
  10. pmc A rational model for assessing and evaluating complex interventions in health care
    Carl May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:86. 2006

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Towards a wireless patient: chronic illness, scarce care and technological innovation in the United Kingdom
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:1485-94. 2005
    ..In particular, we draw attention to the shifting definitions of 'innovation' and to the ways that these shifts define a move away from notions of technological advance towards management control...
  2. pmc Which quality of life score is best for glaucoma patients and why?
    Philip Severn
    Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland, SR2 9HP, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 8:2. 2008
    ..There have been a number of attempts to develop quality of life scales for the disease. This review discusses the pros and cons of these scales and suggests the best of the current ones for use in a clinical setting...
  3. pmc Paying for treatments? Influences on negotiating clinical need and decision-making for dental implant treatment
    Catherine E Exley
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:7. 2009
    ..We know very little about how dentists make decisions about whether to offer such treatments, or what patients consider when deciding whether or not to pay for them...
  4. pmc Experiences of abortion: a narrative review of qualitative studies
    Mabel L S Lie
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, William Leech Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:150. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Framing the doctor-patient relationship in chronic illness: a comparative study of general practitioners' accounts
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
    Sociol Health Illn 26:135-58. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc Process evaluation for complex interventions in primary care: understanding trials using the normalization process model
    Carl R May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 8:42. 2007
    ..It focuses on the ways that the implementation of complex interventions is shaped by problems of workability and integration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Self-management of chronic conditions: re-engineering patient-hood
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Chronic Illn 2:15-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Technogovernance: evidence, subjectivity, and the clinical encounter in primary care medicine
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1022-30. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic illness and intractability: professional-patient interactions in primary care
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Chronic Illn 1:15-20. 2005
  10. pmc A rational model for assessing and evaluating complex interventions in health care
    Carl May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:86. 2006
    ..This paper presents a model of the normalization of complex interventions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health technology assessment in its local contexts: studies of telehealthcare
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Care Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Soc Sci Med 57:697-710. 2003
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  12. ncbi request reprint Mobilising modern facts: health technology assessment and the politics of evidence
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA
    Sociol Health Illn 28:513-32. 2006
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  13. pmc Development of a theory of implementation and integration: Normalization Process Theory
    Carl R May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
    Implement Sci 4:29. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: Normalization Process Theory has been developed through procedures that were properly sceptical and critical, and which were opened to review at each stage of development. The theory has been shown to merit formal testing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Why do telemedicine systems fail to normalize as stable models of service delivery?
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 9:S25-6. 2003
    ..When one or more is absent, failure can be expected. These conditions are often overlooked by local proponents of telemedicine, who seem to rely on demonstrations that the equipment works as the primary criterion of success...
  15. pmc Understanding the normalization of telemedicine services through qualitative evaluation
    Carl May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:596-604. 2003
    ..This report presents the development of a robust conceptual model of normalization processes in the implementation and development of telemedicine services...
  16. pmc Understanding the implementation of complex interventions in health care: the normalization process model
    Carl May
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:148. 2007
    ..It offers a framework for process evaluation and also for comparative studies of complex interventions. It focuses on the factors that promote or inhibit the routine embedding of complex interventions in health care practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the evaluation of telehealth interventions: preliminary results from a qualitative study of evaluation projects in the UK
    C R May
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 8:65-7. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that the evaluation of telehealth interventions is highly complex, and that this complexity is often underestimated in the design and conduct of evaluation studies...
  18. pmc Medical communication and technology: a video-based process study of the use of decision aids in primary care consultations
    Eileen Kaner
    Institute of Health and Society, The Medical School, Newcastle University, NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:2. 2007
    ..This study aimed to quantitatively describe the behaviour shown by doctors and patients during primary care consultations when three types of decision aids were used to promote treatment decision-making in a randomised controlled trial...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patients or research subjects? A qualitative study of participation in a randomised controlled trial of a complex intervention
    Ben Heaven
    Health Technologies and Human Relations Research Group, Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 62:260-70. 2006
    ..To explore participants' understandings regarding treatment decisions, made within an efficacy randomised controlled trial (RCT) of decision-support tools...
  20. pmc Integrating service development with evaluation in telehealthcare: an ethnographic study
    Tracy Finch
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3DN
    BMJ 327:1205-9. 2003
    ..To identify issues that facilitate the successful integration of evaluation and development of telehealthcare services...
  21. ncbi request reprint Normative models of health technology assessment and the social production of evidence about telehealth care
    Tracy Williams
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    Health Policy 64:39-54. 2003
    ..Our analysis focuses on the political projects configured within a literature aimed at stabilising evaluative knowledge production about telehealthcare in the face of substantial political and methodological problems...
  22. ncbi request reprint Doctor-patient interaction in a randomised controlled trial of decision-support tools
    Tim Rapley
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2267-78. 2006
    ..We demonstrate how the RCT coordinates the world of the clinical environment and the world of experimental evidence...
  23. ncbi request reprint Types of centredness in health care: themes and concepts
    Julian C Hughes
    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Med Health Care Philos 11:455-63. 2008
    ..In trying to characterize one type of centredness, we were led to consider, at a conceptual level, the importance of the notion of centredness in general and the reasons for there being different types of centeredness...
  24. ncbi request reprint Telecare: perspectives on the changing role of patients and citizens
    Tracy Finch
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 11:51-3. 2005
    ..The findings of the present study confirm that concepts of the patient's rights and responsibilities are changing with the increasing use of new technologies to deliver health care...
  25. ncbi request reprint Seeing through the glass darkly? A qualitative exploration of GPs' drinking and their alcohol intervention practices
    Eileen Kaner
    Centre for Health Services Research, 21 Claremont Place, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AA, UK
    Fam Pract 23:481-7. 2006
    ..Risk-drinkers from higher social-status groups are less likely to receive brief intervention from GPs than those from lower social-status groups. Thus GPs' perception of social similarity or distance may influence brief intervention...
  26. doi request reprint Food work and feeding assistance on hospital wards
    Ben Heaven
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 35:628-42. 2013
    ..We demonstrate how food work is overlooked by being conceptualised as common sense and as one of the most mundane and elementary tasks in hospitals...
  27. ncbi request reprint A new method of analysis enabled a better understanding of clinical practice guideline development processes
    Tiago Moreira
    Centre for Health Services Research, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AA, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1199-206. 2006
    ..To describe the process by which various forms of evidence are discussed, valued, and interpreted within the process of developing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines and, in so doing, to develop a method for such studies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Still a difficult business? Negotiating alcohol-related problems in general practice consultations
    Tim Rapley
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Soc Sci Med 63:2418-28. 2006
    ..As the definition of what could constitute abnormal alcohol consumption has expanded, so the range of consultations that they may have to negotiate these difficulties in has also expanded...
  29. ncbi request reprint Teledermatology in the UK: lessons in service innovation
    T L Finch
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, 21 Claremont Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Br J Dermatol 156:521-7. 2007
    ..In the U.K. over the previous decade there have been numerous attempts at introducing and using teledermatology; however, the development of teledermatology as routine service provision remains limited...
  30. pmc Implementing nutrition guidelines for older people in residential care homes: a qualitative study using Normalization Process Theory
    Claire Bamford
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, UK
    Implement Sci 7:106. 2012
    ..This study used the Normalization Process Theory (NPT) to understand the barriers and facilitators to implementing the guidelines and inform future implementation...
  31. doi request reprint Pediatric regional examination of the musculoskeletal system: a practice- and consensus-based approach
    Helen Foster
    Newcastle University, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1503-10. 2011
    ..The aim was to develop a regional MSK examination for school-age children that is age appropriate and reflects clinical practice...
  32. doi request reprint The conversion from sensation to symptom: the case of catarrh, a qualitative study
    Russell A Cathcart
    Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, High Heaton, UK
    Chronic Illn 8:3-16. 2012
    ..Participants: 19 adult patients presenting with chronic catarrh, persistent throat clearing or post-nasal drip. Setting: Secondary care institute in North of England...
  33. ncbi request reprint Disclosing a diagnosis of dementia: a systematic review
    Claire Bamford
    Centre for Health Services Research, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:151-69. 2004
    ..The issue of diagnostic disclosure in dementia has been debated extensively in professional journals, but empirical data concerning disclosure in dementia has not previously been systematically reviewed...
  34. pmc Systematic review of cost effectiveness studies of telemedicine interventions
    Pamela S Whitten
    Department of Telecommunications, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824 1212, USA
    BMJ 324:1434-7. 2002
    ..To systematically review cost benefit studies of telemedicine...
  35. ncbi request reprint The harmful consequences of elevating the doctor-patient relationship to be a primary goal of the general practice consultation
    Carolyn A Chew-Graham
    School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Rusholme Health Centre, Walmer Street, Manchester M14 5NP, UK
    Fam Pract 21:229-31. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Managing depression in primary care: another example of the inverse care law?
    Carolyn A Chew-Graham
    School of Primary Care, University of Manchester M14 5NP
    Fam Pract 19:632-7. 2002
    ..There is much evidence that the detection and management of depression by GPs could be improved, but little work has focused on GPs' views of their work with depressed patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint From compliance to concordance: barriers to accomplishing a re-framed model of health care interactions
    Paul Bissell
    The Pharmacy School, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:851-62. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Health professionals' responses to the introduction of a home telehealth service
    Derek Hibbert
    Department of Primary Care, University of Liverpool, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 10:226-30. 2004
    ..The concerns arising from the interplay of new technology with existing professional practices and relationships go beyond simple issues of training...
  39. doi request reprint Future patients? Telehealthcare, roles and responsibilities
    Tracy L Finch
    Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 16:86-95. 2008
    ..The results of this study have important implications for the ways in which relationships between health professionals and patients are managed in practice, and raise important questions for public participation in service development...
  40. ncbi request reprint Qualitative research and the problem of judgement: lessons from interviewing fellow professionals
    Carolyn A Chew-Graham
    School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Rusholme Health Centre, Walmer Street, Manchester M14 5NP, UK
    Fam Pract 19:285-9. 2002
    ..Qualitative research methods are recognized increasingly as valuable tools for primary care research, and add an extra dimension to quantitative work...
  41. pmc A patient decision aid to support shared decision-making on anti-thrombotic treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation: randomised controlled trial
    Richard G Thomson
    Institute of Health and Society, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:216-23. 2007
    ..To determine the efficacy of a computerised decision aid in patients with atrial fibrillation making decisions on whether to take warfarin or aspirin therapy...