Waddell, Gordon and Burton, A. Kim (2001) Occupational health guidelines for the management of low back pain at work: evidence review. Occupational Medicine, 51 (2). pp. 124-135. ISSN 09627480Metadata only available from this repository.
There is increasing demand for evidence-based health care. Back pain is one of the most common and difficult occupational health problems, but there has been no readily available evidence base or guidance on management. There are well-established clinical guidelines for the management of low back pain, but these provide limited guidance on the occupational aspects. Occupational Health Guidelines for the Management of Low Back Pain at Work were launched by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine in March 2000. These are the first national occupational health guidelines in the UK and, as far as we are aware, the first truly evidence-linked occupational health guidelines for back pain in the world. They were based on an extensive, systematic review of the scientific literature predominantly from occupational settings or concerning occupational outcomes. The full evidence review is on the Faculty web site (www.facoccmed.ac.uk), but an abridged version is presented here to aid its dissemination.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
|Schools:||School of Human and Health Sciences|
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Psychological Research
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
|Depositing User:||Sara Taylor|
|Date Deposited:||10 Oct 2008 15:01|
|Last Modified:||23 Nov 2011 12:41|
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