Implementation of a shared care guideline for back pain: Effect on unnecessary referrals

Margot Fleuren, Elise Dusseldorp, Susan van den Bergh, Hans Vlek, Janny Wildschut, Elske van den Akker, Dirk Wijkel

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Abstract

To determine the effect of the implementation of a shared care guideline for the lumbosacral radicular syndrome (LRS) on unnecessary early referrals and the duration of the total diagnostic procedure.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)415-420
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal for Quality in Health Care
Volume22
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2010

Keywords

  • Guideline adherence
  • Hospitals
  • Implementation
  • Primary health care
  • Quality of health care
  • Sciatica

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