Neuroprosthesis Consumers' Forum: Consumer Priorities for Research Directions

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For which topic were research priorities identified?

functional electrical stimulation

In which location was the research priority setting conducted?


Why was it conducted at all?

No rationale provided.

What was the objective?

to discuss with consumers having spinal cord injury what their research priorities would be for the field of functional electrical stimulation and to explore the impact of technology in the lives of people with disabilities

What was the outcome?

a list of 4 research topics

How long did the research prioritization take?

No information provided.

Which methods were used to identify research priorities?

group discussion

How were the priorities for research identified exactly?

Step 1: group discussion: each participant stated personal research priorities. Step 2: data processing: thematic analysis

Which stakeholders took part?

Individuals with spinal cord injury. 9 participants.

How were stakeholders recruited?

No information provided.

Were stakeholders actively involved or did they just participate?

Stakeholders were mere participants of the research prioritization process; they were not actively involved in the process.