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Online/Phone Group Discussion About Back Pain Health Care Experiences

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"Help UC Davis researchers improve physician communication with patients about imaging tests for low back pain."
Age: 18-65
Keywords: back pain, low back pain, acute back pain, imaging tests, X-rays, CT scans, MRIs, group discussion, focus group, physician-patient communication
Type: Other
72 Participants
UC Davis Researchers are looking for men and women to participate in a group discussion about their experiences with back pain and treatment expectations with clinicians.

Your participation will help the study investigators develop a clinician training intervention to improve communication about spinal imaging.
This study requires

Participation consists of a 60-90 minutes group discussion about your health care experiences with back pain. Due to COVID-19, we will be asking participants to join by online conferencing or telephone. There will NOT be in-person group discussions at this time.

Who can participate
  1. Men and women between the ages 18-65.
  2. You must have visited a medical doctor for back pain in the past two years.
  3. You must not have a history of chronic, persistent back pain or a history of spinal surgery.
  4. You must be able to speak and understand English.
$30 Amazon gift card
Study duration and period
One-time group discussion (online conferencing or telephone) lasting 60-90 minutes.
Recruitment period
Until June 1, 2020
UC Davis Center for Healthcare Policy and Research
2103 Stockton Boulevard
Suite 2224
Sacramento, CA 95817
Camille Cipri
Research Topic
  • Back pain

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