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2005 Prognosis of trochanteric pain in primary care
Trochanteric pain is the second most important diagnosis of hip problems presenting in primary care, but its incidence and prognosis in this context is largely unknown. AIM: To determine the 1- and 5-year prognoses of trochanteric pain and the predictive variables for consistent complaints.
CONCLUSION: Trochanteric pain is shown to be a chronic disease in a substantial number of patients. The disorder is associated with much impairment when conducting daily activities.
Prognosis of trochanteric pain in primary care.
Lievense A, Bierma-Zeinstra S, Schouten B, Bohnen A, Verhaar J, Koes B.
Br J Gen Pract. 2005 Mar;55(512):199-204.
Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Lievense et al
Institution: Br J Gen Pract
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Added: Fri Oct 09 2009
Last Modified: Mon May 30 2011