Derivation of a Clinical Decision Guide in the Diagnosis of Cervical Facet Joint Pain
作者: Geoff M. SchneiderGwendolen JullKenneth ThomasAshley SmithCarolyn EmeryPeter FarisChad CookBevan FrizzellPaul Salo
作者单位: 1Graduate Sciences Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
2School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
3Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
4Sport Injury Prevention Research Center, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
5Alberta Health Services Research - Research Excellence Support Team, Foothills Medical Center, Calgary, AB, Canada
6Division of Physical Therapy, Walsh University, North Canton, OH
7Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
刊名: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2014, Vol.95 (9), pp.1695-1701
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.02.026
关键词: Neck painPhysical examinationRehabilitationSensitivity and specificity
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Objective(#br)To derive a clinical decision guide (CDG) to identify patients best suited for cervical diagnostic facet joint blocks.(#br)Design(#br)Prospective cohort study.(#br)Setting(#br)Pain management center.(#br)Participants(#br)Consecutive patients with neck pain (N=125) referred to an interventional pain management center were approached to participate.(#br)Interventions(#br)Subjects underwent a standardized testing protocol, performed by a physiotherapist, prior to receiving diagnostic facet joint blocks. All subjects received the reference standard diagnostic facet joint block protocol, namely controlled medial branch blocks (MBBs). The physicians performing the MBBs were blinded to the local anesthetic used and findings of the clinical tests.(#br)Main Outcome...
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