Should treatment of (sub)acute low back pain be aimed at psychosocial prognostic factors? Cluster randomised clinical trial in general practice.

@article{Jellema2005ShouldTO,
  title={Should treatment of (sub)acute low back pain be aimed at psychosocial prognostic factors? Cluster randomised clinical trial in general practice.},
  author={Petra Jellema and Danielle van der Windt and Henri{\"e}tte E. van der Horst and Jos W. R. Twisk and Wim A.B. Stalman and L. M. Bouter},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2005},
  volume={331 7508},
  pages={84}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the effects of a minimal intervention strategy aimed at assessment and modification of psychosocial prognostic factors and usual care for treatment of (sub)acute low back pain in general practice. DESIGN Cluster randomised clinical trial. SETTING 60 general practitioners in 41 general practices. PARTICIPANTS 314 patients with non-specific low back pain of less than 12 weeks' duration, recruited by their general practitioner. INTERVENTIONS In the minimal intervention… CONTINUE READING