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- RCT with web- and mobile-based interventions for neck low back apinAnna Marcuzzi and colleagues from NTNU and St Olav’s Hospital in Trondheim have published a paper describien the protocol of a Randomised Control Trial (RCT), in which the selfBACK app will be compared with a web-based intervention and usual care for neck and low back pain, in BMJ Open. Find the paper here: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047921
- Explore the Back-UP software resources for researchers and cliniciansGo into the Resources section of the Back-UP’s website, and explore the software tools that form the Back-UP Clinical Research Platform Ecosystem. You will find direct access links and demonstrative videos about multiple tools: The Back-UP Researcher and Clinician Platforms, the First Contact and the Vocational Advice apps, selfBACK, integrations with tools for research on
- Seven prognostic factors from self-reported asessments for low back painAn “umbrella review” of prognostic factors for predicting future pain, disability and return‐to‐work/work absence in neck and low back pain populations, has been published by Gemma Mansell et al. in the European Journal of Pain, presenting seven prognostic factors (disability/activity limitation, mental health; pain intensity; pain severity; coping; expectation of outcome/recovery; and fear‐avoidance) that were
- Literature review on malingering detection in whiplash associated disordersCongratulations to the team of Monaro et al., who have just published a second paper on the topic of detection of malingering in whiplash associated disorders, in the International Journal of Legal Medicine. This time, the featured article is a systematic review on the different strategies and techniques used in the field. Read the full
- Back-UP workshop on Personalised Medicine and GlycoscienceWorkshop with the participation of Dragan Primorac, President of the Croatian Society for Personalised Medicine, in which the Back-UP Platform and some of its components will be presented, with a special focus on the usage of glycans as biomarkers for inflammation.
- New paper published in the European Journal of PainA systematic review of recommended treatment options for neck and low back pain across Europe has been published by Nadia Corp et al. in the European Journal of Pain, presenting a broad range of options consistedly supported by 17 guidelines across 8 European countries. Read the full paper in here: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejp.1679