Changes in the incidence of occupational disability as a result of back and neck pain in the Netherlands

@article{Steenstra2006ChangesIT,
  title={Changes in the incidence of occupational disability as a result of back and neck pain in the Netherlands},
  author={Ivan A Steenstra and Jos Verbeek and Femmeke J. Prinsze and Dirk L. Knol},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={190 - 190}
}
BACKGROUND Back pain (including neck pain) is one of the most prevalent health problems for which physicians are consulted. Back pain can decrease the quality of life considerably during a great part of the lives of those who suffer from it. At the same time it has an enormous economic impact, mainly through sickness absence and long-term disability. The objective of this paper is to compare the incidence of occupational disability as a result of back and neck pain in 1980-1985 to 1999-2000 and… CONTINUE READING

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