- Prognostic factors for duration of sick leave in patients sick listed with acute low back pain: a systematic review of the literatureI A Steenstra
Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine and Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Occup Environ Med 62:851-60. 2005..The percentages of patients with acute low back pain (LBP) that go on to a chronic state varies between studies from 2% to 34%. In some of these cases low back pain leads to great costs...
- The effectiveness of graded activity for low back pain in occupational healthcareI A Steenstra
Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Occup Environ Med 63:718-25. 2006..Different interventions combined can lead to a delay in RTW. Delay in referral to graded activity delays RTW. In implementing graded activity special attention should be paid to the structure and process of care...
- Participatory ergonomics as a return-to-work intervention: a future challenge?J R Anema
TNO Work and Employment, PO Box 718, 2130 AS Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Am J Ind Med 44:273-81. 2003..Participatory ergonomics (PE) are often applied for prevention of low back pain (LBP). In this pilot-study, a PE-program is applied to the disability management of workers sick listed due to LBP...
- Identifying phases of investigation helps planning, appraising, and applying the results of explanatory prognosis studiesJ A Hayden
Centre for Research Expertise In Disability Outcomes, University Health Network Rehabilitation Solutions, Toronto, Canada
J Clin Epidemiol 61:552-60. 2008..To present an explanatory framework for understanding prognosis and illustrate it using data from a systematic review...