TITLE

Review: High initial pain intensity is associated with persisting symptoms after whiplash: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Yelland, Michael
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article comments on a study conducted to examines the factors determining the prognosis of patients who have had whiplash injury. The findings of the study may alert the clinician to the types of patients who may need more attention. It infers that early intervention may prevent chronicity in such patients, although the evidence for this is very limited. this study should offer hope to patients with factors previously thought to indicate a poor prognosis. This study and other natural history research paint a brighter picture.
ACCESSION #
12597147

 

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