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Core outcome domains for clinical trials in non-specific low back pain
PurposeInconsistent reporting of outcomes in clinical trials of patients with non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) hinders comparison of findings and the reliability of systematic reviews. A coreExpand
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Evidence and practice in spine registries
Background and purpose — We performed a systematic review and a survey in order to (1) evaluate the evidence for the impact of spine registries on the quality of spine care, and with that, onExpand
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The quality of diagnostic accuracy studies since the STARD statement
Objective: To assess whether the quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies has improved since the publication of the Standards for the Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy studies (STARDExpand
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How do low back pain patients conceptualize their expectations regarding treatment? Content analysis of interviews
PurposeThe purpose of this study was to gain insight into how low back pain (LBP) patients conceptualize the construct of expectations regarding treatment.MethodsThis study was nested within aExpand
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Responder analyses in randomised controlled trials for chronic low back pain: an overview of currently used methods
PurposeTo provide an overview and a critical appraisal of the use of responder analyses in published randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of interventions for chronic low back pain (LBP). TheExpand
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Attitudes and beliefs of health care providers: Extending the fear-avoidance model
Prolonged bed rest is no longer recommended in the guidelines for the management of low back pain (LBP). The scientific evidence convincingly shows that bed rest is ineffective and even may delayExpand
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The applicability of the Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia for patients with sub-acute neck pain: a qualitative study
The purpose of this study was to qualitatively evaluate patients understanding and interpretation of the wording used in test items of the Tampa Scale of Kinesiophobia (TSK). The TSK was developed toExpand
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Erratum to: Core outcome domains for clinical trials in non-specific low back pain
The authors of the manuscript would like to add an acknowledgment to the Wetenschappelijk College Fysiotherapie (WCF) of the Royal Dutch Society for Physical Therapy (KNGF) that funded this study.Expand
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Current State of Reporting Pain Outcomes in Cochrane Reviews of Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain Conditions and Considerations for an OMERACT Research Agenda
Objective. To assess the current state of reporting of pain outcomes in Cochrane reviews on chronic musculoskeletal painful conditions and to elicit opinions of patients, healthcare practitioners,Expand
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A CORE OUTCOME MEASUREMENT SET FOR LOW BACK PAIN CLINICAL TRIALS
Background & purpose Measurement inconsistency across clinical trials is tackled by the development of a core outcome measurement set. Four core outcome domains were recommended for clinical trials...
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