Low back pain: Treatment, health effects, and costs

    Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VU

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    Original languageEnglish
    QualificationPhD
    Awarding Institution
    • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • Ostelo, RWJG, Supervisor
    • van Tulder, MW, Supervisor
    • van Dongen, Hanneke , Co-supervisor
    • Vleggeert-Lankamp, C.L.A., Co-supervisor, External person
    Award date29 Jan 2021
    Publication statusPublished - 2021

    Keywords

    • sciatica
    • low back pain
    • GPE
    • cost-effectiveness
    • health effects
    • transforaminal epidural steroid injections
    • mechanical diagnosis therapy
    • exercise therapy
    • economic evaluations
    • statistical challenges
    • pain
    • disability
    • health related quality of life
    • societal costs
    • longitudinal analysis
    • predictors for high societal costs
    • prediction model
    • high cost-users
    • radiculopathy
    • physiotherapy
    • lumbar disc herniation
    • lumbar disc surgery
    • steroid injections
    • effectiveness
    • systematic review
    • meta analyses
    • current health status
    • change score
    • postoperative
    • cost benefit analysis
    • methodolody
    • clinical trial
    • multiple imputation
    • baseline imbalances
    • skewed costs

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