Beyond Return to Work: Testing a Measure of at-work Disability in Workers with Musculoskeletal Pain

@article{Beaton2005BeyondRT,
  title={Beyond Return to Work: Testing a Measure of at-work Disability in Workers with Musculoskeletal Pain},
  author={Dorcas E. Beaton and Carol A. Kennedy},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={1869-1879}
}
Background: There are a limited number of validated measures of a patient’s perception of the level of difficulty that they are having at their job. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the 16-item Work Limitations Questionnaire (WLQ-16). Methods: A sample of 42 workers reporting to a workplace occupational health unit with upper limb or low back pain were enrolled in an observational study. Participants were assessed at baseline, 4 and 12 weeks post… CONTINUE READING

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