Driving behaviour in people with chronic pain - perspective of people with chronic pain and health professionals
This study investigates the effect of chronic pain on driving behaviour using a mixed-method design.
This strategy aims to provide a key step towards a national and holistic policy framework that will support consumers, health practitioners and the wider community to improve the quality of life for people living with pain, their families and carers.
A scoping study on data sources to assess the impact of chronic respiratory and musculoskeletal conditions on workplace productivity
Respiratory and musculoskeletal conditions are two groups of chronic conditions associated with substantial productivity loss and activity impairment. This scoping study assesses the available data sources for monitoring the relationship between these chronic conditions and workforce productivity.
Power through knowledge: patient education and self-management keys to successfully managing chronic pain
Empowering people to self-manage their pain on a daily basis is key to managing chronic pain, reducing pain-related disability and facilitating return-to-work.
Do you have a problem with chronic back pain? This research interrogates the long-held question of what informs our subjective experiences of bodily state.
The aim of this article is to address the preferences of young people with a chronic illness in dealing with doctors. It also covers ways in which GPs might frame chronic illness management to young patients and their families to optimise care.
Background The ‘inherited’ patient, where a patient switches to a new doctor, is a common and potentially challenging scenario, especially where drugs of dependence are involved. There are few resources to guide general practitioners (GPs) with an approach that ensures compassion and rational clinical decision-making...
Provides the latest detailed information on the impacts (in terms of quality of life and disability) of chronic back problems in Australia. Summary Chronic back problems are common conditions in Australia (16% of the total population) and cause of disability (28% of the total population...
Back problems are a range of conditions related to the bones, joints, connective tissue, muscles and nerves of the back. These conditions can affect the neck (cervical spine),upper back (thoracic spine) and lower back (lumbar spine) as well as the sacrum and tailbone (coccyx). Back...