Skip to main content

Table 5 Final reassurance questionnaire

From: Developing and testing a measure of consultation-based reassurance for people with low back pain in primary care: a cross-sectional study

Data-gathering subscale

Relationship-building subscale

Generic reassurance subscale

Cognitive reassurance subscale

To what extent did the physician …

Encourage you to voice your concerns regarding your symptoms

Show a genuine interest in your problem

Tell you that you should not be worried

Explain how the treatment offered would help with your problem

Listen attentively while you were talking

Put you at ease

Tell you that everything would be fine

Make sure you understood what your treatment plan involves

Summarise what you had told them

Show that he/she understood your concerns

Reassure you that he/she had no serious concerns about your back

Check you understood the explanation he/she gave for your symptoms