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How to apply the ICF and ICF core sets for low back pain
Stier-Jarmer, Marita; Cieza, Alarcos; Borchers, Michael; Stucki, Gerold
American Academy of Pain Medicine
The Clinical Journal of Pain, 2009, Volume 25 (Number 1), Seite 29-38, Hagerstown, Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ISSN: 0749-8047 (Print); 1536-5409 (Online)
To introduce the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF
) as conceptual model and classification and the ICF
Core Sets as a way to specify functioning for a specific health condition such as Low Back Pain, and to illustrate the application of the ICF
Core Sets in the context of clinical practice, the planning and reporting of studies and the comparison of health status measures.
A decision-making and consensus process was performed to develop the ICF
Core Sets for Low Back Pain, the linking procedure was applied as basis for the content comparison of health-status measures and the Rehab-Cycle was used to exemplify the application of the ICE and ICF
Core Sets in clinical practice.
Two different ICF
Core Sets, namely, a comprehensive and a brief, are presented, three different health-status measures were linked to the ICF
and compared and a case example of a patient with Low back Pain was described based on the Rehab-Cycle.
is a promising new framework and classification to assess the impact of Low Back Pain. The ICF
and practical tools, such as the ICF
Core Sets for Low Back Pain, are useful for clinical practice, outcome and rehabilitation research, education, health statistics, and regulation.
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The Clinical Journal of Pain
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