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Low Back Pain in Australian Adults: The Economic Burden
This paper reports the results of a "cost-of-illness" study of low back pain (LBP) in Australian adults. It estimates the direct cost of LBP in 2001 to be AU$1.02 billion. Approximately 71% of thisExpand
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Low back pain in Australian adults. health provider utilization and care seeking.
OBJECTIVE To determine the characteristics of Australian adults who seek care for low back pain (LBP), including the type of care they choose and any factors associated with making those choices. Expand
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Low back pain in Australian adults: prevalence and associated disability.
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence ranges of low back pain (LBP) together with any related disability in Australian adults. DESIGN A population-based survey. METHODS The survey was mailed inExpand
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A Prospective Study of Psychological Predictors of Lumbar Surgery Outcome
Study Design. Prospective design in which 102 patients were evaluated with a battery of psychological assessment tests 1–2 weeks before surgery, and outcome was assessed 6 months and 1 year afterExpand
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The Natural History of Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis: 45-Year Follow-up Evaluation
Study Design. A prospective study of spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis was initiated in 1955 with a radiographic and clinical study of 500 first-grade children. Objective. To determine the naturalExpand
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Family Environment, Glycemic Control, and the Psychosocial Adaptation of Adults With Diabetes
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the family system variables of adults with diabetes relate to the adequacy of metabolic control or the psychosocial adaptation to the illness. RESEARCH DESIGN ANDExpand
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A Prospective Study of Centralization of Lumbar and Referred Pain: A Predictor of Symptomatic Discs and Anular Competence
Study Design. The presence or absence of rapidly centralizing, peripheralizing, or abolishing low back and radiating pain, as identified during a McKenzie mechanical lumbar assessment of patientsExpand
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Classification accuracy of serum Apo A-I and S100B for the diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury and prediction of abnormal initial head computed tomography scan.
The objective of the current study was to determine the classification accuracy of serum S100B and apolipoprotein (apoA-I) for mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and abnormal initial head computedExpand
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Pulmonary Ureaplasma urealyticum Is Associated with the Development of Acute Lung Inflammation and Chronic Lung Disease in Preterm Infants
Previously, we have reported marked pulmonary inflammation in infants who develop chronic lung disease of prematurity. We revisited these infants who did not have clinical or laboratory evidence ofExpand
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Effective methods of teaching and learning in anatomy as a basic science: A BEME systematic review: BEME guide no. 44
Abstract Background: Anatomy is a subject essential to medical practice, yet time committed to teaching is on the decline, and resources required to teach anatomy is costly, particularly dissection.Expand
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