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Hannah Bourne

How do different country's disability benefits and policies for occupational low back pain affect return to work rates?

Take Home Messages Differences in sustainable return to work after chronic low back pain between countries are mainly due to differences in workplace interventions.  Work interventions and job characteristics had greater impact on rates of sustainable return to work than medical interventions or the characteristics of the participant. Work interventions associated with higher return to work rates are: Adaptation of the...

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