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Cost of Long Term Disability in Patients With Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain

2014-07-24 14:18:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of the study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of a function-centred treatment (FCT) compared with a pain-centred treatment (PCT) in patients with chronic low back pain (LBP) in an in-patient setting. Follow-up lasted three years. Direct and indirect costs were recorded by questionnaires sent to health insurances, employers and Swiss Disability Insurance Company.

Study Design

Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Low Back Pain

Intervention

Physiotherapy

Location

Rehabilitationszentrum Klinik Valens
Valens
SG
Switzerland
CH- 7317

Status

Terminated

Source

Klinik Valens

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:18:11-0400

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