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A consensus approach toward the standardization of back pain definitions for use in prevalence studies

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Standardising definitions of low back pain for epidemiological prevalence studies
Full bibliographic reference Dionne CE, Dunn KM, Croft PR, Nachemson AL, Buchbinder R, Walker BF, Wyatt M, Cassidy JD, Rossignol M, Leboeuf-Yde C, Hartvigsen J, Leino-Arjas P, Latza U, Reis S, Gil Del Real MT, Kovacs FM, Oberg B, Cedraschi C, Bouter LM, Koes BW, Picavet HS, van Tulder MW, Burton K, Foster NE, Macfarlane GJ, Thomas E, Underwood M, Waddell G, Shekelle P, Volinn E, Von Korff M. A consensus approach toward the standardization of back pain definitions for use in prevalence studies. Spine (Phila Pa 1976).2008;33(1):95-103.
Language English
PubMed ID 18165754
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The full-text of the definitions of low back pain prevalence is available from: DOLBaPP full-text (PDF)
Availability in additional languages The Delphi Definitions of Low Back Pain Prevalence (DOLBaPP) standards are also available in French (PDF) and Spanish (PDF).
Reporting guideline website URL http://www.uresp.ulaval.ca/backpaindefs/en/
Reporting guideline acronym DOLBaPP
Study design Observational studies, Qualitative research
Clinical area Rheumatology
Applies to the whole report or to individual sections of the report? Terminology/definitions
Record last updated on February 4, 2015

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