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Table 3 Preliminary Comparative Effectiveness Research Ideas

From: Musculoskeletal pain stakeholder engagement and partnership development: determining patient-centered research priorities

Comparative Effectiveness Research Idea Stakeholder Presenting Idea
Secondary prevention of musculoskeletal pain: Comparing strategies to identify and provide targeted intervention for patients with new episodes of musculoskeletal pain. Clinicians
Researchers
Tertiary prevention of musculoskeletal pain: Comparing strategies to identify and provide targeted intervention for patients with chronic pain. Patients
Clinicians
Researchers
Communication Enhancement following Discharge for Musculoskeletal Pain:
Comparing strategies to introduce or enhance communication with patients and family members following discharge from healthcare services.
Patients
Shared Decision Making for Musculoskeletal Pain:
Compare strategies for shared decision-making (or SDM compared to strategies that do not incorporate SDM).
Patients
Researchers
Healthcare Provider Education:
Compare the impact of informing different healthcare stakeholders on the beneficial role of physical therapy for musculoskeletal pain.
Patients
Telehealth for Musculoskeletal Pain:
Compare Telehealth strategies (or Telehealth compared to other remote strategies) for musculoskeletal pain management.
Clinicians
Researchers
Physical Therapy Direct Access Education: Comparing education intervention strategies to inform the public about direct access opportunities for receiving physical therapy for musculoskeletal pain. Clinicians