An evaluation of the information needs of people with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis at the point of first diagnosis at the hospital clinic

The BSRF set up a new grant aimed at spinal nurses, orthotists, physiotherapists or other allied healthcare professionals who have experience working in spinal or orthopaedic units.  The 12 month research project is designed to help improve the care of scoliosis patients, particularly at the point of diagnosis. Dr Bettany-Saltikov was awarded the grant to establish the acceptability of existing information material available to adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients and their families, and to obtain recommendations for the development of new material

 

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