Oswestry Disability Index scoring made easy.

  title={Oswestry Disability Index scoring made easy.},
  author={Akshay Mehra and Daniel Baker and Simon Disney and Paul B. Pynsent},
  journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England},
  volume={90 6},
INTRODUCTION Low back pain effects up to 80% of the population at some time during their active life. Questionnaires are available to help measure pain and disability. The Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) is the most commonly used outcome measure for low back pain. The aim of this study was to see if training in completing the ODI forms improved the scoring accuracy. PATIENTS AND METHODS The last 100 ODI forms completed in a hospital's spinal clinic were reviewed retrospectively and errors in… CONTINUE READING
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