Effect of Expectations on Treatment Outcome for Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Herniation.

@article{Lurie2016EffectOE,
  title={Effect of Expectations on Treatment Outcome for Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Herniation.},
  author={Jon D N Lurie and Eric R. Henderson and Christine M. McDonough and Sigurd H. Berven and Emily A. Scherer and Tor D. Tosteson and Anna Tosteson and Serena S. Hu and James N. Weinstein},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2016},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={803-9}
}
STUDY DESIGN Secondary analysis of randomized and nonrandomized prospective cohorts. OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of patient treatment expectations on treatment outcomes for patients with intervertebral disc herniation. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Patient expectations about treatment effectiveness may have important relationships with clinical outcomes. METHODS Subgroup and reanalysis of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial, a randomized trial and comprehensive cohort study… CONTINUE READING