TITLE

Clinical prediction rule for return to work after back pain

AUTHOR(S)
Maher, Christopher
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/7/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 12, p1575
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on a study which determined the clinical prediction rule for return to work after backache. Discussion on back pain as the main cause of work absence and disability in industrialized societies; Identification of predictors of poor outcome in people with back pain; Overview of the utilization of algorithms in deciding the allocation of clinical resources for patients with back pain.
ACCESSION #
17149960

 

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