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Credits

Suman Prinjha

Suman Prinjha is an anthropologist and completed her PhD in 1999 at the London School of Economics. She has been a Senior Researcher for Healthtalk since 2001 and was the lead researcher on the study. She conducted most of the partial knee replacement interviews, analysed the knee and shoulder interviews, and wrote the topic summaries.

Maria Salinas

Maria Salinas is an anthropologist and obtained her D.Phil from the University of Oxford in 2000. She has worked in health research, refugee studies and gender relations in the academic and voluntary sectors. She conducted most of the shoulder interviews. 

Research assistants

Thanks to Aine Kelly who conducted some of the interviews and checked transcripts, and to research assistants Ana Gubijev, Jenny Riga and Dan Schofield for their help with checking transcripts.  

Acknowledgements

Thanks to all those who were interviewed; Cathy Jenkins (senior research physiotherapist) and Paul Guyver (Shoulder and Elbow Fellow and orthopaedic surgeon) who helped us recruit participants; and Max Biege (TEPI - Graphical Computer Artist).  


Advisory panel

Jane Moser
Consultant physiotherapist, Botnar Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences. Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford  

Professor Andrew Price 
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery. Botnar Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences. Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford

Professor Jonathan L Rees
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Musculoskeletal Science; Academic Consultant Shoulder & Elbow. Botnar Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences. Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford

Dr Sara Ryan
Research Director, Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford

Supported by:
Arthritis Research UK

Grant Holders:
Jonathan L Rees
Sue Ziebland

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