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The Pain Disability Questionnaire: Relationship to One-Year Functional and Psychosocial Rehabilitation Outcomes
Objective: The Pain Disability Questionnaire (PDQ) is a new functional assessment instrument designed for evaluating chronic disabling musculoskeletal disorders. It is useful for assessing… Expand
Intrathecal opioid therapy for chronic nonmalignant pain: a retrospective cohort study with 3-year follow-up.
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was the analysis of outcomes after intrathecal opioid treatment. Design. Retrospective chart review cohort study. Setting. Tertiary care university hospital and… Expand
Epidemiology and Economics of Chronic and Recurrent Pain
Reliability of a visual analog version of the QuickDASH.
- L. Matheson, J. Melhorn, T. Mayer, B. Theodore, R. Gatchel
- The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
- 1 August 2006
BACKGROUND The QuickDASH, an abbreviated form of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire, uses a graded-adjectives ordinal measurement response scale. In order to improve the… Expand
Role of gender norms and group identification on hypothetical and experimental pain tolerance
Abstract Previous research indicates that men typically tolerate more pain in experimental settings than women. One likely explanation for these group differences in pain tolerance is conformity to… Expand
Do Psychiatric Disorders First Appear Preinjury or Postinjury in Chronic Disabling Occupational Spinal Disorders?
Study Design. An epidemiologic prevalence study. Objectives. To clarify the temporal association between work-related injury claims and psychiatric disorders in patients with chronic disabling… Expand
Chronic Widespread Pain in Patients With Occupational Spinal Disorders: Prevalence, Psychiatric Comorbidity, and Association With Outcomes
Study Design. A prospective study assessing chronic widespread pain (CWP) and psychiatric comorbidities in patients with chronic disabling occupational spinal disorders (CDOSDs). Objective. To assess… Expand
Development and implementation of a telehealth-enhanced intervention for pain and symptom management.
Managing chronic pain effectively is often challenging for health care providers and patients. Telehealth technologies can bridge geographic distance and improve patients' quality of care in… Expand
Patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorder failing to complete functional restoration: analysis of treatment-resistant personality characteristics.
- Krista J. Howard, T. Mayer, B. Theodore, R. Gatchel
- Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
- 1 May 2009
OBJECTIVE To identify the risk factors for noncompletion of a functional restoration program for patients with chronic disabling occupational musculoskeletal disorders. DESIGN Prospective cohort… Expand
Determination of fibromyalgia syndrome after whiplash injuries: Methodologic issues
&NA; Problems in diagnosing fibromyalgia syndrome (FM) among motor vehicle collision (MVC) patients with whiplash (WL) include the following: the predominance of tender points (TPs) in the… Expand