CBRG Utilization 2003

2003

Australia

Australian Acute Musculoskeletal Pain Guidelines Group. Evidence-Based Management of Acute Musculoskeletal pain. National Health and Medical Resource Council. 2003. Brisbane, Australian Academic Press.
References CBRG reviews:
Acupuncture for low-back pain (van Tulder 1999)
Advice to stay active as a single treatment for low-back pain and sciatica (Hilde 2002)
Back schools for non-specific low-back pain (van Tulder 2002)
Bed rest for acute low-back pain and sciatica (Hagen 2002)
Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain (van Tulder 2002)
Conservative treatments for whiplash (Verhagen 2001)
Exercise therapy for low back pain (van Tulder 2000) 
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic benign low-back pain (Nelemans 1999)
Lumbar supports for prevention and treatment of low-back pain (van Tulder 2000)
Massage for low-back pain (Furlan 2002)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low-back pain (Karjalainen 2002)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain among working age adults (Karjalainen 2003)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low-back pain (van Tulder 2000)
Patient education for mechanical neck disorders (Gross 2002)
Physical medicine modalities for mechanical neck disorders (Gross 2002)

Europe (The Netherlands)

Bekkering GE, Hendriks HJM, Lanser K, Oostendorp RAB, Scholten-Peeters GGM, Verhagen AP et al. Clinical practice guidelines for physical therapy in patients with whiplash-associated disorders. 09, 1-30. 2003.
References CBRG reviews:
Conservative management of mechanical neck disorders Part 2: physical medicine modalities (Gross 1999) [withdrawn]
Patient education for mechanical neck disorders (Gross 1999)

Bekkering GE, Hendriks HJM, Koes BW, Oostendorp RAB, Ostelo RWJG, Thomassen JMC et al. National practice guidelines for physical therapy in patients with low back pain. 07, 1-29. 2003.
References CBRG reviews:
Bed rest for acute low-back pain and sciatica (Hagen 2000)
Behavioral treatment for chronic low-back pain (van Tulder 2000)
Exercise therapy for low-back pain (van Tulder 2000) 

Bekkering GE, Hendriks HJM, Koes BW, Oostendorp RAB, Ostelo RWJG, Thomassen JMC et al. Dutch Physiotherapy Guidelines for Low Back Pain. Physiotherapy 89[2], 82-96. 2003. References several CBRG reviews.

Europe (UK)

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Laser lumbar discectomy. 2003.
References CBRG review:

Surgery for lumbar disc prolapse
(Gibson 2000)

North America (USA)

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement. Health Care Guidelines: Adult Low Back Pain. Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement 9th Edition . 2003.
References CBRG review:

Advice to stay active as a single treatment for low-back pain and sciatica
(Hagen 2002)