The LBP patient perception scale: a new predictor of LBP episode outcomes among primary care patients.

@article{Reis2007TheLP,
  title={The LBP patient perception scale: a new predictor of LBP episode outcomes among primary care patients.},
  author={Shmuel Reis and Jeffrey Michael Borkan and Riki Vanraalte and Ada Tamir and Rachel Dahan and Doron Hermoni},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 1-2},
  pages={191-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe a new tool designed to capture patients' perception of their low back pain (LBP) episodes-the patient perception scale (PPS) and test its ability to predict episode outcomes. METHODS Thirty-two family physicians recruited 526 low back pain patients during an office visit. Physicians completed a short questionnaire at the index visit, which included both their assessments of patients' patient perception scale (PPS-doc) and contact information. Patients were then… CONTINUE READING