Predicting central sensitisation - whiplash patients.

  title={Predicting central sensitisation - whiplash patients.},
  author={Robert Ferrari},
  journal={Australian family physician},
  volume={39 11},
BACKGROUND Central sensitisation is associated with chronic pain in whiplash patients. Predicting which patients will develop central sensitisation is difficult but patient expectations of recovery predict a variety of outcomes in whiplash patients. METHOD Ninety-one whiplash patients were assessed within 1 week of their collision in order to ascertain their expectations of recovery and were then re-examined 3 months later with the Brachial Plexus Provocation Test (BPPT) as a sign of central… CONTINUE READING