Prognosis of patients with whiplash-associated disorders consulting physiotherapy: development of a predictive model for recovery

@inproceedings{Bohman2012PrognosisOP,
  title={Prognosis of patients with whiplash-associated disorders consulting physiotherapy: development of a predictive model for recovery},
  author={Tony Bohman and Pierre C{\^o}t{\'e} and Eleanor Boyle and John David Cassidy and Linda J. Carroll and Eva Skillgate},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) have a generally favourable prognosis, yet some develop longstanding pain and disability. Predicting who will recover from WAD shortly after a traffic collision is very challenging for health care providers such as physical therapists. Therefore, we aimed to develop a prediction model for the recovery of WAD in a cohort of patients who consulted physical therapists within six weeks after the injury. METHODS Our cohort included 680… CONTINUE READING