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Sick leave patterns in common musculoskeletal disorders--a study of doctor prescribed sick leave.

Authors
  • Hubertsson, Jenny
  • Englund, Martin
  • Hallgårde, Ulf
  • Lidwall, Ulrik
  • Löfvendahl, Sofia
  • Petersson, Ingemar F
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
15
Pages
176–176
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-15-176
PMID: 24886568
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Duration, age and sex distribution and numbers of recurrent sick leave varies considerably between different MSDs. This underscores the importance of using specified diagnosis, in sick leave research as well as in planning of treatment and rehabilitation and evaluation of prognosis.

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