Advertisement
Research Article

Uncovering Treatment Burden as a Key Concept for Stroke Care: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Research

  • Katie Gallacher,

    Affiliation: General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

    X
  • Deborah Morrison,

    Affiliation: General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

    X
  • Bhautesh Jani,

    Affiliation: General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

    X
  • Sara Macdonald,

    Affiliation: General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

    X
  • Carl R. May,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    X
  • Victor M. Montori,

    Affiliation: Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, United States of America

    X
  • Patricia J. Erwin,

    Affiliation: Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, United States of America

    X
  • G. David Batty,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom, Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    X
  • David T. Eton,

    Affiliation: Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, United States of America

    X
  • Peter Langhorne,

    Affiliation: Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

    X
  • Frances S. Mair mail

    frances.mair@glasgow.ac.uk

    Affiliation: General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

    X
  • Published: June 25, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001473
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Katie Gallacher, Deborah Morrison, Bhautesh Jani, Sara Macdonald, Frances S. Mair
General Practice and Primary Care, Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Carl R. May
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Victor M. Montori, Patricia J. Erwin, David T. Eton
Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, United States of America
G. David Batty
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
G. David Batty
Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Peter Langhorne
Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: frances.mair@glasgow.ac.uk

Competing Interests

DTE is currently receiving federal funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Nursing Research) to conduct research on the burden of treatment concept. Grant number: 1R21NR012984-01A1. FSM and CRM have also received funding from the ESRC previously to help develop a NPT web enabled toolkit. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KG DM BJ SM CRM VMM PJE GDB DTE PL FSM. Analyzed the data: KG DM BJ SM CRM VMM FSM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KG CRM VMM FSM. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: KG FSM. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KG DM BJ SM CRM VMM PJE GDB DTE PL FSM. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KG DM BJ SM CRM VMM PJE GDB DTE PL FSM. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: KG DM BJ SM CRM VMM PJE GDB DTE PL FSM. Designed the search strategy: PJE.