K J Thomas

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc "Any other comments?" Open questions on questionnaires - a bane or a bonus to research?
    Alicia O'Cathain
    Medical Care Research Unit, Health Services Research, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 4:25. 2004
  2. ncbi Use and expenditure on complementary medicine in England: a population based survey
    K J Thomas
    Medical Centre Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Complement Ther Med 9:2-11. 2001
  3. ncbi Trends in access to complementary or alternative medicines via primary care in England: 1995-2001 results from a follow-up national survey
    K J Thomas
    Medical Care Research Unit, ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Fam Pract 20:575-7. 2003
  4. ncbi Developing integrated CAM services in Primary Care Organisations
    K J Thomas
    Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:261-7. 2003
  5. doi Healthcare provided by a homeopath as an adjunct to usual care for Fibromyalgia (FMS): results of a pilot Randomised Controlled Trial
    Clare Relton
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Homeopathy 98:77-82. 2009
  6. pmc A randomised controlled trial of acupuncture care for persistent low back pain: cost effectiveness analysis
    J Ratcliffe
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
    BMJ 333:626. 2006
  7. pmc Use of evidence based leaflets to promote informed choice in maternity care: randomised controlled trial in everyday practice
    A O'Cathain
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield S1 4DA
    BMJ 324:643. 2002
  8. ncbi The placebo-controlled trial as a test of complementary and alternative medicine: observations from research experience of individualised homeopathic treatment
    E Weatherley-Jones
    Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    Homeopathy 93:186-9. 2004
  9. ncbi Sustaining complementary therapy provision in primary care: lessons from existing services
    D Luff
    Medical Care Research Unit School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:173-9. 2000
  10. ncbi 'Getting somewhere', feeling cared for: patients' perspectives on complementary therapies in the NHS
    D Luff
    Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:253-9. 2000

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Publications13

  1. pmc "Any other comments?" Open questions on questionnaires - a bane or a bonus to research?
    Alicia O'Cathain
    Medical Care Research Unit, Health Services Research, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 4:25. 2004
    ..However, we believe that many researchers have collected such data and failed to analyse or present it...
  2. ncbi Use and expenditure on complementary medicine in England: a population based survey
    K J Thomas
    Medical Centre Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Complement Ther Med 9:2-11. 2001
    ..Estimates of practitioner visits in the USA and Australia indicate high levels of use and expenditure. No reliable population-based estimates of practitioner use are available for the UK...
  3. ncbi Trends in access to complementary or alternative medicines via primary care in England: 1995-2001 results from a follow-up national survey
    K J Thomas
    Medical Care Research Unit, ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Fam Pract 20:575-7. 2003
    ..The change was due to increased provision in-house; the proportion of practices making NHS referrals remained unchanged. The proportion of services supported by patient payments rose from 26 to 42%...
  4. ncbi Developing integrated CAM services in Primary Care Organisations
    K J Thomas
    Medical Care Research Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Complement Ther Med 11:261-7. 2003
    ..To explore policy development and the provision of integrated NHS CAM therapy services following the reorganisation of UK primary care services in 1999...
  5. doi Healthcare provided by a homeopath as an adjunct to usual care for Fibromyalgia (FMS): results of a pilot Randomised Controlled Trial
    Clare Relton
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK School of Healthcare, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Homeopathy 98:77-82. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility of a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) design of usual care compared with usual care plus adjunctive care by a homeopath for patients with Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)...
  6. pmc A randomised controlled trial of acupuncture care for persistent low back pain: cost effectiveness analysis
    J Ratcliffe
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
    BMJ 333:626. 2006
    ..To evaluate the cost effectiveness of acupuncture in the management of persistent non-specific low back pain...
  7. pmc Use of evidence based leaflets to promote informed choice in maternity care: randomised controlled trial in everyday practice
    A O'Cathain
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, Sheffield S1 4DA
    BMJ 324:643. 2002
    ..To assess the effect of leaflets on promoting informed choice in women using maternity services...
  8. ncbi The placebo-controlled trial as a test of complementary and alternative medicine: observations from research experience of individualised homeopathic treatment
    E Weatherley-Jones
    Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    Homeopathy 93:186-9. 2004
    ..Only with such trials will the results be generalisable to homeopathic practice in the real world. The authors propose that comparative trials are a meaningful way of evaluating the effectiveness of homeopathic treatment...
  9. ncbi Sustaining complementary therapy provision in primary care: lessons from existing services
    D Luff
    Medical Care Research Unit School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:173-9. 2000
    ..To examine factors which sustain complementary therapy services in primary care in order to inform policy making in a context of rapid change...
  10. ncbi 'Getting somewhere', feeling cared for: patients' perspectives on complementary therapies in the NHS
    D Luff
    Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
    Complement Ther Med 8:253-9. 2000
    ..To examine satisfaction with complementary therapy among patients receiving treatment funded within the National Health Service (NHS)...
  11. ncbi Longer term clinical and economic benefits of offering acupuncture care to patients with chronic low back pain
    K J Thomas
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, UK
    Health Technol Assess 9:iii-iv, ix-x, 1-109. 2005
    ..Safety and acceptability of acupuncture care to patients, and the heterogeneity of outcomes were also tested...
  12. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a short course of traditional acupuncture compared with usual care for persistent non-specific low back pain
    K J Thomas
    School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
    BMJ 333:623. 2006
    ..To determine whether a short course of traditional acupuncture improves longer term outcomes for patients with persistent non-specific low back pain in primary care...
  13. pmc Patient reports of adverse events associated with acupuncture treatment: a prospective national survey
    H MacPherson
    Foundation for Traditional Chinese Medicine, York, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:349-55. 2004
    ..Secondary aims included the measurement of patient reported adverse consequences arising from advice received about conventional/prescribed medication or from delayed conventional diagnosis and treatment...