Table 1

Overview of the data collection
Outcome measures Follow-up
Baseline 3 days 1 wk 3 wk 6 wk 9 wk 12 wk 26 wk
Demographic data X
Primary outcomes
Functional status (ODI) X X X X X X
Pain intensity leg (NRS) X X X X X X X
Pain intensity back (NRS) X X X X X X X
Global perceived recovery (GPE) X X X X X
General health status (SF-12) X X X X X X
Health related quality of life (EQ-5D) X X X X X X
Secondary outcomes
Psychosocial status (ÖMPSQ) X
Fear avoidance beliefs (FABQ) X
Expectations (CEQ) X X
Pain Coping (PCI) X
Prognostic factors
Length/severity of complaints X
Surgical complications X
Economic evaluation
Absence from work (PRODISQ) X X X
Cost questionnaire X X X

ODI: Oswestry Disability Index; NRS: Numerical Rating Scale; GPE: Global Perceived Effect Scale; SF-12: Medical Outcome Study Short Form 12; EQ-D5: EuroQol; ÖMPSQ: Örebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire; FABQ: Fear-Avoidance Beliefs Questionnaire; CEQ: credibility/expectancy questionnaire; PCI: Pain Coping Inventory; PRODISQ: Productivity and Disease Questionnaire; wk: week or weeks.

Oosterhuis et al.

Oosterhuis et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:124   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-124

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