A systematic review of prognostic factors for distal upper limb pain

  title={A systematic review of prognostic factors for distal upper limb pain},
  author={Daniel Whibley and Kathryn Remmes Martin and Karina Lovell and Gareth T. Jones},
  journal={British Journal of Pain},
  pages={241 - 255}
  • Daniel Whibley, Kathryn Remmes Martin, +1 author Gareth T. Jones
  • Published in British journal of pain 2015
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Pain
  • Background: Musculoskeletal pain in the distal upper limb is relatively common, can be a cause of disability, presents a high cost to society and is clinically important. Previous reviews of prognostic factors have focused on pain in the proximal upper limb, whole upper extremity or isolated regions of the distal upper limb. Aim: To identify factors that predict outcome of distal upper limb pain. Study design: Systematic review Method: Eight bibliographic databases were searched from inception… CONTINUE READING

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