CBRG Utilization 2004

2004

Australia

Australian Acute Musculoskeletal Pain Guidelines Group. Acute Low Back Pain: A partnership approach to pain management. Australian Government, National Health and Medical Research Council . 2004.
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 neck and shoulder pain among working age adults (Karjalainen 2003)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low-back pain (Karjalainen 2002)
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

Airaksinen O, Brox JI, Cedraschi C, Hildebrandt J, Klaber-Moffett J, Kovacs F et al. European Guidelines for the management of chronic non-specific low back pain. European Spine Journal 15[Supplement 2], S192-S298. 2004. Spine Society of Europe.
References 15 CBRG reviews.

Burton AK, Balague F, Cardon G, Eriksen HR, Henrotin Y, Lahad A et al. European guidelines for prevention in low back pain. European Spine Journal 15[Supplement 2], S136-S168. 2004. Spine Society of Europe.
References CBRG review:
Back schools for non-specific low-back pain (Heymans 2004)