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Evaluating Common Outcomes for Measuring Treatment Success for Chronic Low Back Pain
Study Design. Systematic review. Objective. To identify, describe, and evaluate common outcome measures in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP). Summary of Background Data. The treatment ofExpand
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The prevalence of knee pain and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis among veteran traumatic amputees and nonamputees.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether amputees have an increased risk of knee pain or symptomatic osteoarthritis (OA) compared with nonamputees. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING VeteransExpand
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Avoiding Wrong Site Surgery: A Systematic Review
Study Design. Systematic review. Objective. To report the incidence and causes of wrong site surgery and determine what preoperative measures are effective in preventing wrong site surgery. SummaryExpand
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Prosthetic fitting, use, and satisfaction following lower-limb amputation: a prospective study.
Providing a satisfactory, functional prosthesis following lower-limb amputation is a primary goal of rehabilitation. The objectives of this study were to describe the rate of successful prostheticExpand
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The Evidence for Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring in Spine Surgery: Does It Make a Difference?
Objective. The objective of this article was to undertake a systematic review of the literature to determine whether IOM is able to sensitively and specifically detect intraoperative neurologicExpand
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Evaluating the Correlation and Responsiveness of Patient-Reported Pain With Function and Quality-of-Life Outcomes After Spine Surgery
Study Design. Systematic review. Objective. To determine the correlation of patient-reported pain with physical function and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after spine surgery and toExpand
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Predicting the Risk of Adjacent Segment Pathology After Lumbar Fusion: A Systematic Review
Study Design. Systematic review. Objective. To perform a systematic review to define the incidence of clinical adjacent segment pathology (CASP) after lumbar fusion surgery and define potential riskExpand
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Defining successful mobility after lower extremity amputation for complications of peripheral vascular disease and diabetes.
BACKGROUND Information about longer-term functional outcomes following lower extremity amputation for peripheral vascular disease and diabetes remains limited. This study examined factors associatedExpand
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The effect of rehabilitation in a comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation unit on mobility outcome after dysvascular lower extremity amputation.
OBJECTIVES To (1) compare the total volume of rehabilitation therapy for patients ever attending a comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation unit (CIRU) versus never during the 12 months afterExpand
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The Influence of Perioperative Risk Factors and Therapeutic Interventions on Infection Rates After Spine Surgery: A Systematic Review
Study Design. Systematic review. Objective. The objectives of this systematic review were to determine the patient and perioperative risk factors that contribute to infections after spine surgery andExpand
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