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Effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to improve emergency department care of low back pain: a stepped-wedge, cluster-randomised trial

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  • Danielle M Coombs Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Physiotherapy Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gustavo C Machado Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Bethan Richards Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Rheumatology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chris Needs Rheumatology Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rachelle Buchbinder Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Cabrini Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ian A Harris Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Whitlam Orthopaedic Research Centre, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Orthopaedic Department, South Western Sydney Local Health District, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kirsten Howard School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kirsten McCaffery Wiser Healthcare, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Laurent Billot The George Institute for Global Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • James Edwards Emergency Department, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Eileen Rogan Emergency Department, Canterbury Hospital, Campsie, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rochelle Facer Emergency Department, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Qiang Li The George Institute for Global Health, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christopher G Maher Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Gustavo C Machado, Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; gustavo.machado{at}sydney.edu.au
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Coombs DM, Machado GC, Richards B, et al
Effectiveness of a multifaceted intervention to improve emergency department care of low back pain: a stepped-wedge, cluster-randomised trial

Publication history

  • Received September 7, 2020
  • Revised January 26, 2021
  • Accepted February 4, 2021
  • First published March 10, 2021.
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September 17, 2021

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