Who is likely to develop persistent low back pain? A longitudinal analysis of prognostic occupational factors.

@article{Melloh2013WhoIL,
  title={Who is likely to develop persistent low back pain? A longitudinal analysis of prognostic occupational factors.},
  author={Markus Melloh and Achim Elfering and Tasha R Stanton and Anja K{\"a}ser and Cornelia Rolli Salath{\'e} and Thomas Barz and Christoph P R{\"o}der and J M Theis},
  journal={Work},
  year={2013},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={297-311}
}
OBJECTIVE Occupational low back pain (LBP) is considered to be the most expensive form of work disability, with the socioeconomic costs of persistent LBP exceeding the costs of acute and subacute LBP by far. This makes the early identification of patients at risk of developing persistent LBP essential, especially in working populations. The aim of the study was to evaluate both risk factors (for the development of persistent LBP) and protective factors (preventing the development of persistent… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, results, connections, and topics extracted from this paper.
4 Extracted Citations
0 Extracted References
Similar Papers