The Influence of No Fault Compensation on Functional Outcomes After Lumbar Spine Fusion.

@article{Montgomery2015TheIO,
  title={The Influence of No Fault Compensation on Functional Outcomes After Lumbar Spine Fusion.},
  author={Alexander Sheriff Montgomery and John Edward Cunningham and Peter A Robertson},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2015},
  volume={40 14},
  pages={1140-7}
}
STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study and systematic literature review. OBJECTIVE To compare the functional outcomes for lumbar spinal fusion in both compensation and noncompensation patients in an environment of universal no fault compensation and then to compare these outcomes with those in worker's compensation and nonworkers compensation cohorts from other countries. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Compensation has an adverse effect on outcomes in spine fusion possibly based on adversarial… CONTINUE READING

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