Psychological models predict behaviour in a wide range of settings. The aim of this study was to explore the usefulness of a range of psychological models to predict the health professional behaviour 'referral for lumbar spine x-ray in patients presenting with low back pain' by UK primary care physicians.
Grimshaw, J. M., Eccles, M. P., Steen, N., Johnston, M., Pitts, N. B., Glidewell, E., Maclennan, G., Thomas, R. E., Bonetti, D. L., & Walker, A. E. (2011). Applying psychological theories to evidence-based clinical practice: identifying factors predictive of lumbar spine x-ray for low back pain in UK primary care practice. Implementation Science, 6, 55. https://doi.org/10.1186/1748-5908-6-55