Late whiplash syndrome: a clinical science approach to evidence-based diagnosis and management.

@article{Poorbaugh2008LateWS,
  title={Late whiplash syndrome: a clinical science approach to evidence-based diagnosis and management.},
  author={Keith Poorbaugh and Jean-Michel Brism{\'e}e and Valerie Phelps and Phillip S Sizer},
  journal={Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={65-87; quiz 88-9}
}
The purpose of this article is to narrow the gap that exists in the clinical application of scientific research and empiric evidence for the evaluation and management of late whiplash. Considering that 14% to 42% of patients are left with chronic symptoms following whiplash injury, it is unlikely that only minor self-limiting injuries result from the typical rear-end impact. As psychosocial issues play a role in the development of persistent whiplash symptoms, discerning the organic conditions… CONTINUE READING