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Taking ACTION to reduce pain: ACTION study rationale, design and protocol of a randomized trial of a proactive telephone-based coaching intervention for chronic musculoskeletal pain among African…

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, January 2017
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Title
Taking ACTION to reduce pain: ACTION study rationale, design and protocol of a randomized trial of a proactive telephone-based coaching intervention for chronic musculoskeletal pain among African Americans
Published in
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, January 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12891-016-1363-6
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Authors

Rozina H. Bhimani, Lee J. S. Cross, Brent C. Taylor, Laura A. Meis, Steven S. Fu, Kelli D. Allen, Sarah L. Krein, Tam Do, Robert D. Kerns, Diana J. Burgess

Abstract

Rates of chronic pain are rising sharply in the United States and worldwide. Presently, there is evidence of racial disparities in pain treatment and treatment outcomes in the United States but few interventions designed to address these disparities. There is growing consensus that chronic musculoskeletal pain is best addressed by a biopsychosocial approach that acknowledges the role of psychological and environmental factors, some of which differ by race. The primary aim of this randomized controlled trial is to test the effectiveness of a non-pharmacological, self-regulatory intervention, administered proactively by telephone, at improving pain outcomes and increasing walking among African American patients with hip, back and knee pain. Participants assigned to the intervention will receive a telephone counselor delivered pedometer-mediated walking intervention that incorporates action planning and motivational interviewing. The intervention will consist of 6 telephone counseling sessions over an 8-10 week period. Participants randomly assigned to Usual Care will receive an informational brochure and a pedometer. The primary outcome is chronic pain-related physical functioning, assessed at 6 months, by the revised Roland and Morris Disability Questionnaire, a measure recommended by the Initiative on Methods, Measurement, and Pain Assessment in Clinical Trials (IMMPACT). We will also examine whether the intervention improves other IMMPACT-recommended domains (pain intensity, emotional functioning, and ratings of overall improvement). Secondary objectives include examining whether the intervention reduces health care service utilization and use of opioid analgesics and whether key contributors to racial/ethnic disparities targeted by the intervention mediate improvement in chronic pain outcomes Measures will be assessed by mail and phone surveys at baseline, three months, and six months. Data analysis of primary aims will follow intent-to-treat methodology. We will tailor our intervention to address key contributors to racial pain disparities and examine the effects of the intervention on important pain treatment outcomes for African Americans with chronic musculoskeletal pain. ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01983228 . Registered 6 November 2013.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 171 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 24 14%
Student > Master 22 13%
Student > Bachelor 21 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 8%
Other 30 18%
Unknown 41 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 38 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 29 17%
Psychology 18 11%
Social Sciences 13 8%
Sports and Recreations 7 4%
Other 14 8%
Unknown 52 30%

Attention Score in Context

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#4,959,086
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#975
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#88,616
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
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