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Incidence of low back pain related occupational diseases in the Netherlands

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P.P.F.M. Kuijer, H.F. Molen,van der, H.S. Miedema, B.W. Koes, A. Burdorf | Article | Publication date: 01 July 2014
Until recently, no evidence-based criteria were available to determine the work-relatedness of low back pain (LBP) in an individual worker. Incidence figures for LBP that can be qualified as occupational disease (OD) are scarce. We studied the trend in the number of OD notifications due to LBP in the Netherlands and estimated incidence rates of LBP-related OD notifications.

Author(s) - affiliated with Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

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