The objective of this study was to compare three interactive research prioritization methods—online crowd voting, focus groups with nominal group technique, and modified Delphi method—in terms of priority ranking and participant evaluations among patients 65 and older with low back pain.

Project page: Comparing Three Ways of Involving Patients with Low Back Pain in Setting Research Priorities -- SMARTER
Principal Investigator: Danielle Lavallee, PhD, PharmD
Organization: University of Washington
Original project title: SMARTER (Study of Methods for Assessing Research Topic Elicitation and pRioritization)
HSRProj ID: 20152274

To cite this document, please use: Lavallee D, Avins AL, Bauer Z, et al. (2019). Comparing Three Ways of Involving Patients With Low Back Pain in Setting Research Priorities–SMARTER. Washington, DC: PatientCentered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).


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