Neck disability index, Visual analog scale, and Likert scale in patients receiving pharmacotherapy for neck pain: How good do they correlate?

Joseph, Liya Roslin; Palappallil, Dhanya Sasidharan
May 2017
National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy & Pharmacology;2017, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p328
Academic Journal
The article presents a study for the measurement of Neck disability of patients and suggests methods for the process. The article also discusses the study conducted at the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of Tertiary care Teaching Hospital in Kerala, India for treatment neck pains using muscle relaxants and analgesics. It reports the various methods to measure neck pain while receiving pharmacotherapy including Neck disability index, Visual analog scale, and Likert scale.


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