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  1. Occupational disability due to low back pain : a new interdisciplinary classification based on a phase model of disability.

    Article - En anglais

    Study Design

    This study critically reviewed current conceptualiastions of occupational disability resulting from low back pain (LBP).

    It proposes a new classification system for back pain built on a phase-model of disability.


    The goal was to develop a classification system that overcomes the shortcomings of existing classification schemes and is useful for interdisciplinary research, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.

    Summary of Background Data

    Attempts to study aid prevent disability resulting from LBP have been hampered by the uptake of inadequate classifications of LBP.


    Current classifications of LBP were critically reviewed, and criteria for a useful classification system are described.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Lombalgie, Homme, Exposition professionnelle, Classification, Compensation, Rachis lombaire, Facteur risque, Sociométrie, Handicap physique, Douleur, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis pathologie, Rachialgie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Low back pain, Human, Occupational exposure, Classification, Compensation, Lumbar spine, Risk factor, Sociometry, Physical handicap, Pain, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Disease of the spine, Rachialgia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0462786

    Code Inist : 002B15F. Création : 199406.