CBRG Utilization 2008

2008

North America (USA)

Bussieres AE, Taylor JA, Peterson C. Diagnostic imaging practice guidelines for musculoskeletal complaints in adults-an evidence-based approach-part 3: spinal disorders. Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics 2008; 31(1):33-88.
References CBRG review:
Conservative treatments for whiplash (Verhagen 2004)

Carragee EJ, Hurwitz EL, Cheng I, Carroll LJ, Nordin M, Guzman J et al. Treatment of neck pain - Injections and surgical interventions: Results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and its Associated Disorders. Spine 2008; 33(4 S SUPPL.):S153-S169.
References CBRG review:
Single or double-level anterior interbody fusion techniques for cervical degenerative disc disease (Jacobs 2004)

Childs JD, Cleland JA, Elliott JM, Teyhen DS, Wainner RS, Whitman JM, Sopky BJ, Godges JJ, Flynn TW. Neck pain: Clinical practice guidelines linked to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health from the Orthopedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy 2008; 9(38):A1-A34.
References CBRG review:
Exercises for mechanical neck disorders (Kay 2005)

Hurwitz EL, Carragee EJ, Van D, V, Carroll LJ, Nordin M, Guzman J et al. Treatment of neck pain: noninvasive interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders. Spine 2008; 33(4 Suppl):S123-S152.
References CBRG reviews:
Conservative treatments for whiplash (Verhagen 2004)
Electrotherapy for neck disorders (Kroeling 2005)
Exercises for mechanical neck disorders (Kay 2005)
Massage for mechanical neck disorders (Haraldsson 2006)
Mechanical traction for neck pain with or without radiculopathy (Peloso 2005)
Single or double-level anterior interbody fusion techniques for cervical degenerative disc disease (Jacobs 2004)

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). Adult Low Back Pain. 1-67. Bloomington (MN): Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). 2008.
References CBRG review:
Advice to stay active as a single treatment for low back pain and sciatica (Hilde 2002)

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). Assessment and Management of Acute Pain. 2008. Bloomington (MN), Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI).
References CBRG review:
Acupuncture for neck disorders (Trinh 2007)

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). Assessment and management of chronic pain. 1-84. 2008. Bloomington (MN), Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI).
References CBRG reviews:
Surgery for cervical radiculomyelopathy (Fouyas 2001)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for chronic low-back pain (Guzman 2002)
Multidisciplinary biopsychosocial rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain among working age adults (Karjalainen 2002)
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic low-back pain (Nelemans 2005)

Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium. Management of acute low back pain. 1-11. 2008.
References CBRG review:
Advice to stay active as a single treatment for low back pain and sciatica
(Hilde 2002)

NASS Evidence-Based Guideline Development Committee. Diagnosis and Treatment of Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis. 1-133. 2008. North American Spine Society. [Outdated]
References BRG review:
Surgery for degenerative lumbar spondylosis (Gibson 2000)