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Integrated health programme: a workplace randomized controlled trial.
AIM This paper is the report of a pilot study to assess if an Integrated Health Programme would reduce sick leave and subjective health complaints, and increase coping in a population of nursingExpand
Low back pain interventions at the workplace: a systematic literature review.
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of controlled workplace interventions on low back pain (LBP) through a review of controlled studies. The rising costs of employees with LBP have resulted in anExpand
Systematic review of back schools, brief education, and fear-avoidance training for chronic low back pain.
BACKGROUND Seven previous systematic reviews (SRs) have evaluated back schools, and one has evaluated brief education, with the latest SR including studies until November 2004. The effectiveness ofExpand
Psychosocial stress and multi-site musculoskeletal pain: a cross-sectional survey of patient care workers.
The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between psychosocial factors at work and multi-site musculoskeletal pain among patient care workers. In a survey of 1,572 workers from twoExpand
Fear-avoidance beliefs and pain avoidance in low back pain--translating research into clinical practice.
BACKGROUND CONTEXT For patients with low back pain, fear-avoidance beliefs (FABs) represent cognitions and emotions that underpin concerns and fears about the potential for physical activities toExpand
Systematic review of active workplace interventions to reduce sickness absence
Background The workplace is used as a setting for interventions to prevent and reduce sickness absence, regardless of the specific medical conditions and diagnoses. Aims To give an overview of theExpand
Brief intervention, physical exercise and cognitive behavioural group therapy for patients with chronic low back pain (The CINS trial)
Cognitive‐behavioural treatments (CBT) and physical group exercise (PE) have both shown promising effects in reducing disability and increasing work participation among chronic low back pain (CLBP)Expand
Managing pain in the workplace: a focus group study of challenges, strategies and what matters most to workers with low back pain
Purpose. Most working adults with low back pain (LBP) continue to work despite pain, but few studies have assessed self-management strategies in this at-work population. The purpose of this study wasExpand
Occupational injuries among nurses and aides in a hospital setting.
BACKGROUND Patient care workers in acute care hospitals are at high risk of injury. Recent studies have quantified risks and demonstrated a higher risk for aides than for nurses. However, no detailedExpand
The Effects of Patient-Provider Communication on 3-Month Recovery from Acute Low Back Pain
Background: Patient-provider communication has been indicated as a key factor in early recovery from acute low back pain (LBP), one of the most common maladies seen in primary care; however,Expand