CBRG Utilization 2012

2012

Europe (UK)

Colvin JR, Peden C, ed. Raising the Standard: a compendium of audit recipes for continuous quality improvement in anaesthesia. 2012.
References CBRG reviews:
Medicinal and injection therapies for mechanical neck disorders (Peloso 2006)

North America (USA)

Starkweather A, Darnell K, Heck C, Merchant K, Myers CS, Smith K. Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery:  a guide to preoperative and postoperative patient care. AANN Clinical Practice Guidelines Series. 1-41. 2012.
References CBRG reviews:
Braces for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents (Negrini 2010)
Lumbar supports for prevention and treatment of low-back pain (van Duijvenbode 2008)
Rehabilitation after lumbar disk surgery (Ostelo 2008)

Mailis A, Taenzer P. Evidence-based guideline for neuropathic pain interventional treatments: spinal cord stimulation, intravenous infusions, epidural injections and nerve blocks. Pain Research & Management; 17(3):150-8.
References CBRG reviews:
Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain (Ostelo 2005)
Multidisciplinary bio-psycho-social rehabilitation for chronic low-back pain (Guzman 2006)
Radiofrequency denervation for neck and back pain (Niemisto 2003)

Brosseau L, Wells GA, Poitras S, Tugwell P, Casimiro L, Novikov M, et al. Ottawa Panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on therapeutic massage for low back pain. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies - 25 June 2012. In press.
References CBRG reviews:
Massage for low back pain (Furlan 2008)
Mechanical traction for neck pain with or without radiculopathy (Graham 2008)

Brosseau L, Wells GA, Tugwell P, Casimiro L, Novikov M, Loew L, et al. Ottawa panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on therapeutic massage for neck pain. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies 2012; 16(3):300-25.
References CBRG reviews:
Manipulation or mobilisation for neck pain (Gross 2010)

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement. Health Care Guideline: Adult acute and subacute low-back pain, Fifteenth Edition. 1-91. 2012.
References CBRG reviews:
Spinal manipulative therapy for low-back pain (Assendelft 2004)
Exercises for prevention of recurrences of low-back pain  (Choi 2010)
Traction for low-back pain with or without sciatica (Clarke 2007)
Advice to rest in bed versus advice to stay active for acute low-back pain and sciatica (Dahm 2010)
Individual patient education for low back pain (Engers 2008)
Superficial heat or cold for low back pain (French 2005)
Massage for low-back pain (Furlan 2008)
Exercise therapy for treatment of non-specific low back pain (Hayden 2005)
Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain (Henschke 2010)
Back schools for acute and subacute non-specific low back pain (protocol) (Heymans 2010)
Multidisciplinary biophychosocial rehabilitation for subacute low-back pain among working age adults (Karjalainen 2003)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low back pain (Roelofs 2008)
Physical conditioning programs for improving work outcomes in workers with back pain (Schaafsma 2010)
Injection therapy for subacute and chronic low-back pain (Staal 2008)
Muscle relaxants for non-specific low-back pain (van Tulder 2003)
Combined chiropractic interventions for low-back pain (Walker 2010)

Delitto, A., George, S. Z., Van Dillen, L, et al. (2012). Low back pain: Clinical practice guidelines linked to the international classification of functioning, disability, and health from the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy 42(4), A1–57. http://doi.org/10.2519/jospt.2012.42.4.A1.
References CBRG reviews:
Advice to rest in bed versus advice to stay active for acute low-back pain and sciatica (Dahn 2010)
Advice to stay active as a single treatment for low-back pain and sciatica (Hilde 2002)
Bed rest for acute low-back pain and sciatica (Hagen 2004)
Behavioural treatment for chronic low-back pain (Henschke 2010)
Exercise therapy for treatment of non-specific low back pain (Hayden 2005)
Exercises for prevention of recurrences of low-back pain (Choi 2010)
Spinal manipulative therapy for low-back pain (Assendelft 2004)
Traction for low-back pain with or without sciatica (Clarke 2006)

References CBRG reviews:
Mechanical traction for neck pain with or without radiculopathy (Graham 2008)
Physical examination for lumbar radiculopathy due to disc herniation in patients with low-back pain (van der Windt 2010)
Rehabilitation after lumber disc surgery (Ostelo 2008)
Traction for low-back pain with or without sciatica (Clarke 2007)

Cantrill SV, Brown MD, Carlisle RJ, et al. (2012). Clinical policy: critical issues in the prescribing of opioids for adult patients in the emergency department. Annals of emergency medicine 60[4].
References CBRG reviews:
Muscle relaxants for non-specific low-back pain (van Tulder 2003)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for low-back pain (Roelofs 2000)