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3321. A systematic review of workplace interventions to prevent low back pain

A systematic review of workplace interventions to prevent low back pain A systematic review of workplace interventions to prevent low back pain A systematic review of workplace interventions to prevent low back pain Maher C G Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness of workplace interventions for the prevention of lower-back pain (LBP). Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PEDro, PsycLIT, and occupational safety and health databases (via OSHROM) were searched from database inception (...) conclusions appeared to follow from the results. Implications of the review for practice and research Practice: The author did not state any implications for practice. Research: The author states that more research is required to evaluate the effects of interventions used to prevent LBP in workers. Bibliographic details Maher C G. A systematic review of workplace interventions to prevent low back pain. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy 2000; 46(4): 259-269 PubMedID Other publications of related interest

2000 DARE.

3322. Stomach pain - evidence-based methods in the diagnosis and treatment of dyspepsia</a>

Stomach pain - evidence-based methods in the diagnosis and treatment of dyspepsia Stomach pain – evidence-based methods in the diagnosis and treatment of dyspepsia We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Stomach pain – evidence-based methods in the diagnosis and treatment of dyspepsia Share: Reading time approx. 25 minutes This document (...) for approximately 3% of all physician visits. Dyspepsia is a general term to describe prolonged (weeks to months) pain or discomfort localized to the upper abdomen. The word dyspepsia originates from the Greek and means poor (dys) digestion (pepsia). Peptic ulcers, eg, ulcers located in the stomach or the duodenum, are one of the many causes behind dyspepsia. The discovery that peptic ulcers are related to a bacterial infection (Helicobacter pylori or H. pylori) and the development of effective drugs

2000 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement

3323. Back and neck pain</a>

Back and neck pain Back and neck pain We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Back and neck pain Share: Reading time approx. 3 minutes This document was published more than 2 years ago. The nature of the evidence may have changed. This is an 800-page report on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of back and neck pain. Also (...) covered in the report are the economic, social, and psychosocial aspects of back pain. An international working group of 13 researchers in the fields of medicine, epidemiology, psychology, and economics did a systematic review of the findings from clinical research of different options to treat back pain. Report took 4 years to complete. Altogether 25 000 studies were identified of wich 2000 were finally referenced in this report. The evidence was graded as strong (A), moderate (B), limited (C

2000 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement

3324. Cost effectiveness analysis of intravenous ketorolac and morphine for treating pain after limb injury: double blind randomised controlled trial

Cost effectiveness analysis of intravenous ketorolac and morphine for treating pain after limb injury: double blind randomised controlled trial PEDSCCM.org Criteria abstracted from series in Review Posted: founded 1995 Questions or comments?

2000 PedsCCM Evidence-Based Journal Club

3325. Routine referral for radiography of patients presenting with low back pain: is patient's outcome influenced by GPs' referral for plain radiography Full Text available with Trip Pro

Routine referral for radiography of patients presenting with low back pain: is patient's outcome influenced by GPs' referral for plain radiography Routine referral for radiography of patients presenting with low back pain: is patients' outcome influenced by GPs' referral for plain radiography? Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you

2000 NIHR HTA programme

3326. Effectiveness of active physical training as treatment for long-standing adductor-related groin pain in athletes: randomised trial. (Abstract)

Effectiveness of active physical training as treatment for long-standing adductor-related groin pain in athletes: randomised trial. Groin pain is common among athletes. A major cause of long-standing problems is adductor-related groin pain. The purpose of this randomised clinical trial was to compare an active training programme (AT) with a physiotherapy treatment without active training (PT) in the treatment of adductor-related groin pain in athletes.68 athletes with long-standing (median 40 (...) weeks) adductor-related groin pain--after examination according to a standardised protocol--were randomly assigned to AT or PT. The treatment period was 8-12 weeks. 4 months after the end of treatment a standardised examination was done. The examining physician was unaware of the treatment allocation. The ultimate outcome measure was full return to sports at the same level without groin pain. Analyses were by intention to treat.23 patients in the AT group and four in the PT group returned to sports

1999 Lancet Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3327. A comparison of osteopathic spinal manipulation with standard care for patients with low back pain. Full Text available with Trip Pro

A comparison of osteopathic spinal manipulation with standard care for patients with low back pain. The effect of osteopathic manual therapy (i.e., spinal manipulation) in patients with chronic and subchronic back pain is largely unknown, and its use in such patients is controversial. Nevertheless, manual therapy is a frequently used method of treatment in this group of patients.We performed a randomized, controlled trial that involved patients who had had back pain for at least three weeks (...) but less than six months. We screened 1193 patients; 178 were found to be eligible and were randomly assigned to treatment groups; 23 of these patients subsequently dropped out of the study. The patients were treated either with one or more standard medical therapies (72 patients) or with osteopathic manual therapy (83 patients). We used a variety of outcome measures, including scores on the Roland-Morris and Oswestry questionnaires, a visual-analogue pain scale, and measurements of range of motion

1999 NEJM Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3328. Randomised controlled trial of exercise for low back pain: clinical outcomes, costs, and preferences. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Randomised controlled trial of exercise for low back pain: clinical outcomes, costs, and preferences. To evaluate effectiveness of an exercise programme in a community setting for patients with low back pain to encourage a return to normal activities.Randomised controlled trial of progressive exercise programme compared with usual primary care management. Patients' preferences for type of management were elicited independently of randomisation.187 patients aged 18-60 years with mechanical low (...) back pain of 4 weeks to 6 months' duration.Exercise classes led by a physiotherapist that included strengthening exercises for all main muscle groups, stretching exercises, relaxation session, and brief education on back care. A cognitive-behavioural approach was used.Assessments of debilitating effects of back pain before and after intervention and at 6 months and 1 year later. Measures included Roland disability questionnaire, Aberdeen back pain scale, pain diaries, and use of healthcare

1999 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

3329. Evidence-based physiotherapy in patients with neck pain

Evidence-based physiotherapy in patients with neck pain Evidence-based physiotherapy in patients with neck pain Evidence-based physiotherapy in patients with neck pain Carlsson J, Jonsson T, Norlander S, Rundcrantz B L Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Carlsson J, Jonsson T, Norlander S, Rundcrantz B L. Evidence-based (...) physiotherapy in patients with neck pain. Stockholm: Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU) 1999: 130 Authors' objectives The report presents a systematic literature review of the scientific basis for treating neck problems by physiotherapy. Authors' conclusions The literature review shows that few of the therapies used by physiotherapists to relieve neck pain have effects that are scientifically documented. Most therapies have not been assessed by scientifically acceptable methods

1999 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3330. Evidence-based physiotherapy for patients with low-back pain

Evidence-based physiotherapy for patients with low-back pain Evidence-based physiotherapy for patients with low-back pain Evidence-based physiotherapy for patients with low-back pain Harms-Ringdahl K, Holmstrom E, Jonsson T, Lindstrom I Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Harms-Ringdahl K, Holmstrom E, Jonsson T, Lindstrom I (...) . Evidence-based physiotherapy for patients with low-back pain. Stockholm: Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care (SBU) 1999: 101 Authors' objectives The report presents a systematic literature review of the scientific basis for treating low-back problems by physiotherapy. Authors' conclusions This review supports the following conclusions and recommendations for interventions in patients who self-refer or are referred to a physiotherapist for low-back problems. Patients with acute

1999 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3331. Low-back pain: frequency, management and prevention from an HTA perspective (funded by DIHTA)

Low-back pain: frequency, management and prevention from an HTA perspective (funded by DIHTA) Low-back pain: frequency, management and prevention from an HTA perspective (funded by DIHTA) Low-back pain: frequency, management and prevention from an HTA perspective (funded by DIHTA) Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality (...) of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment. Low-back pain: frequency, management and prevention from an HTA perspective (funded by DIHTA) Copenhagen: Danish Centre for Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment (DACEHTA). 1(1). 1999 Authors' objectives The purpose of this health technology assessment is to adjust international technology assessments already published on diagnosis, treatment and prevention of back pain

1999 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3332. Samarium-153-lexidronam for bone pain due to skeletal metastases

Samarium-153-lexidronam for bone pain due to skeletal metastases Samarium-153-lexidronam for bone pain due to skeletal metastases Samarium-153-lexidronam for bone pain due to skeletal metastases Medical Services Advisory Committee Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Medical Services Advisory Committee. Samarium-153-lexidronam (...) for bone pain due to skeletal metastases. Canberra: Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC). MSAC application 1016: Final Assessment Report. 1999 Authors' objectives This report summarises the assessment of current evidence for samarium-153-lexidronam injection for the treatment of bone pain in patients with skeletal metastases. Authors' conclusions On the basis of evidence supporting its safety, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness, the supporting committee for this application recommends that Sm

1999 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

3333. Assessment of the pain of blood-sugar testing: a randomised controlled trial. (Abstract)

Assessment of the pain of blood-sugar testing: a randomised controlled trial. Lancet puncture to the side of the thumb resulted in less pain than lancet puncture to the finger or venepuncture at the elbow. Success rates were the same.

1999 Lancet Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3334. Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for low back pain: a randomized crossover study. (Abstract)

Percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for low back pain: a randomized crossover study. Low back pain (LBP) contributes to considerable disability and lost wages in the United States. Commonly used opioid and nonopioid analgesic drugs produce adverse effects and are of limited long-term benefit in the management of this patient population.To compare the effectiveness of a novel nonpharmacologic pain therapy, percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (PENS), with transcutaneous electrical (...) nerve stimulation (TENS) and flexion-extension exercise therapies in patients with long-term LBP.A randomized, single-blinded, sham-controlled, crossover study from March 1997 to December 1997.An ambulatory pain management center at a university medical center.Twenty-nine men and 31 women with LBP secondary to degenerative disk disease.Four therapeutic modalities (sham-PENS, PENS, TENS, and exercise therapies) were each administered for a period of 30 minutes 3 times a week for 3 weeks.Pretreatment

1999 JAMA Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3335. Postoperative pain and subcutaneous oxygen tension. (Abstract)

Postoperative pain and subcutaneous oxygen tension. Surgical patients randomly assigned to standard pain control had postoperative subcutaneous oxygen partial pressures that were significantly less than patients given better pain treatment. Our data suggest that control of postoperative pain is a major determinant of surgical-wound infection and should be given the same consideration as maintaining adequate vascular volume and normothermia.

1999 Lancet Controlled trial quality: uncertain

3336. Decision analysis of histamine H2-receptor antagonist maintenance therapy versus Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy: a randomised controlled trial in patients with continuing pain after duodenal ulcer

Decision analysis of histamine H2-receptor antagonist maintenance therapy versus Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy: a randomised controlled trial in patients with continuing pain after duodenal ulcer Decision analysis of histamine H2-receptor antagonist maintenance therapy versus Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy: a randomised controlled trial in patients with continuing pain after duodenal ulcer Decision analysis of histamine H2-receptor antagonist maintenance therapy versus (...) Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy: a randomised controlled trial in patients with continuing pain after duodenal ulcer Tavakoli M, Prach A T, Malek M, Hopwood D, Senior B W, Murray F E Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology

1999 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

3337. Prevalence and treatment of pain in older adults in nursing homes and other long-term care institutions: a systematic review

Prevalence and treatment of pain in older adults in nursing homes and other long-term care institutions: a systematic review Prevalence and treatment of pain in older adults in nursing homes and other long-term care institutions: a systematic review Prevalence and treatment of pain in older adults in nursing homes and other long-term care institutions: a systematic review Fox P L, Raina P, Jadad A R Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of pain treatment in older adults in nursing (...) homes. Searching The authors searched MEDLINE (January 1966 to May 1997), HEALTH (January 1975 to May 1997), CINAHL (January 1982 to April 1997), AGELINE (January 1978 to May 1997) and the Cochrane Library (Issue 1, 1997) using MeSH terms and textwords: 'nursing home', 'chronic care hospital', 'health services for the aged', 'pain', 'analgesic', and 'analgesia'. The authors also scanned the reference lists of relevant individual studies, chapters in textbooks and journal review articles

1999 DARE.

3338. Efficacy of epidural steroids in low back pain and sciatica: a critical appraisal by a French Task Force of randomized trials

Efficacy of epidural steroids in low back pain and sciatica: a critical appraisal by a French Task Force of randomized trials Efficacy of epidural steroids in low back pain and sciatica: a critical appraisal by a French Task Force of randomized trials Efficacy of epidural steroids in low back pain and sciatica: a critical appraisal by a French Task Force of randomized trials Rozenberg S, Dubourg G, Khalifa P, Paolozzi L, Maheu E, Ravaud P Authors' objectives To assess the efficacy of epidural (...) steroid injections in the treatment of common low back pain and sciatica. Searching The authors searched the electronic database of MEDLINE (1966 to 1997) using the search terms: 'lumbosciatica', 'low back pain and sciatica', and 'epidural steroids'. The authors also checked the retrieved studies against a previous review on the topic by Koes et al., (see Other Publications of Related Interest no.1). Only one additional, more recent, study was retrieved. Study selection Study designs of evaluations

1999 DARE.

3339. Effects of distraction on children's pain and distress during medical procedures: a meta-analysis

Effects of distraction on children's pain and distress during medical procedures: a meta-analysis Effects of distraction on children's pain and distress during medical procedures: a meta-analysis Effects of distraction on children's pain and distress during medical procedures: a meta-analysis Kleiber C, Harper D C Authors' objectives To determine the effectiveness of distraction on young children's distress behaviour and self-reported pain during medical procedures. Searching The following (...) databases were searched electronically for English language studies: Cancerlit (1992 to August 1996), HealthSTAR (1994 to September 1996), MEDLINE (1966 to October 1996) and CINAHL (1982 to August 1996); the keywords were given. The CINAHL database was handsearched from 1970 to 1982 using the keywords 'pain' and 'children'. Additional sources included the Psychology Database at the University of Iowa libraries, Periodical Abstracts Database (1986 to 1996), ERIC and Wilson Database. Unpublished studies

1999 DARE.

3340. A critical analysis of randomised clinical trials on neck pain and treatment efficacy: a review of the literature

A critical analysis of randomised clinical trials on neck pain and treatment efficacy: a review of the literature A critical analysis of randomised clinical trials on neck pain and treatment efficacy: a review of the literature A critical analysis of randomised clinical trials on neck pain and treatment efficacy: a review of the literature Kjellman G V, Skargren E I, Oberg B E Authors' objectives To critically review randomised studies of neck pain in regard to methodological quality (...) Physiotherapy or chiropractic treatment. Specific interventions included acupuncture, manipulation, mobilisation, traction, active physiotherapy, electrostimulation/local heat. Control interventions included placebo, neck collars, manual treatment, advice, rest and analgesia, medication, rehabilitation exercises, cold packs, acupuncture, group exercise. Follow-up period ranged from two weeks to two years. Participants included in the review Ongoing neck pain. Participants in the studies had chronic headache

1999 DARE.