Responsiveness of common outcome measures for patients with low back pain.

@article{Taylor1999ResponsivenessOC,
  title={Responsiveness of common outcome measures for patients with low back pain.},
  author={Simon R. J. Taylor and Ann E Taylor and Michael A. Foy and Anthony J. B. Fogg},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1999},
  volume={24 17},
  pages={1805-12}
}
STUDY DESIGN A prospective cohort study assessing the responsiveness of two disease-specific questionnaires and a generic health questionnaire for patients with low back pain and sciatica. OBJECTIVES To compare the responsiveness of the eight scales and two summery scales of the SF-36 questionnaire with that of the Oswestry Disability Index and Low Back Outcome Score questionnaires. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Evaluation of treatment outcome is being determined more frequently from a patient… CONTINUE READING