Prognostic factors for poor recovery in acute whiplash patients.

  title={Prognostic factors for poor recovery in acute whiplash patients.},
  author={Erik J. M. Hendriks and Gwendolijne G. M. Scholten-Peeters and Danielle van der Windt and Catharina W M Neeleman-van der Steen and Rob A. B. Oostendorp and Arianne Petra Verhagen},
  volume={114 3},
The objective of our prospective inception cohort study was to identify prognostic factors for poor recovery in patients with whiplash-associated disorders grade 1 or 2 who still had neck pain and accompanying complaints 2 weeks after the accident. The study was carried out in a primary health care setting in The Netherlands and included 125 patients. The primary outcome measure was functional recovery defined in terms of neck pain intensity or work disability without medication use. The… CONTINUE READING