Eva Ørnbøl

Smertetilstand og psykologisk distress før uheldet prædikterer gener efter whiplash-traume - sekundærpublikation

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  • Forskningsklinikken for Funktionelle Lidelser og Psykosomatik
  • The Department of Neurology
  • The Danish Pain Research Center
Patients with acute whiplash trauma were followed to examine if pre-collision pain and psychological distress were associated with reduced work capability and neck pain at 12 month follow-up. Pre-collision unspecified pain was associated with reduced work capability, and neck pain and pre-collision psychological distress was associated with neck pain. In conclusion unspecified pain (as opposed to specified pain) and high accumulation of pre-collision psychological distress (as opposed to a single psychological disorder) before the collision was associated with poor recovery at follow-up.
Translated title of the contributionPre-collision pain and psychological distress predict poor outcome following acute whiplash trauma--secondary publication
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Volume171
Issue47
Pages (from-to)3431-4
Number of pages3
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 2009

    Research areas

  • Accidents, Traffic, Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Outcome Assessment (Health Care), Pain, Prognosis, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Stress, Psychological, Whiplash Injuries, Young Adult

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