Table 1

Schedule of measurements

Outcome measure

T0:

2 weeks prior to disability assessment

T1:

Prior to disability assessment

T2:

After disability assessment

T3:

6 weeks after disability assessment

T4:

4 months after disability assessment


Empowerment*

X

X

X


Claimants satisfaction

X


Perceived Justice

X


Subjective knowledge

X

X


Claimants expectations

X

X

X


Coping Strategy

X

X


Perceived Work Ability

X

X

X


Claimants preparation

X


Return to Work

X


Process Evaluation

X


Physicians satisfaction

X


* The following subscales from the VrijBaan empowerment questionnaire are included in the questionnaire:

T0: all subscales

T1: subscale Competence and Impact

T4: all subscales

NB: The Pearlin Mastery Scale and the General Self-efficacy scale can be distracted from the T0, T1 and T4 measurement

Samoocha et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2009 9:23   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-9-23

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