Chronic musculoskeletal pain predicted hospitalisation due to serious medical conditions in a 10 year follow up study.

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Source
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010;11:127
Publication Type
Article
Date
2010
Author
Hans Lindgren
Stefan Bergman
Author Affiliation
Research and Development Centre Spenshult, Spenshult Hospital for Rheumatic diseases, SE-313 92 Oskarström, Sweden.
Source
BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010;11:127
Date
2010
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Abstract
BACKGROUND: The aim was to examine if self reported chronic regional pain (CRP) and chronic widespread pain (CWP) predicted inpatient care due to serious medical conditions such as cerebrovascular diseases, ischemic heart diseases, neoplasms and infectious diseases in a general population cohort over a ten year follow-up period. METHODS: A ten-year follow up of a cohort from the general adult population in two health care districts with mixed urban and rural population in the south of Sweden, that in 1995 participated in a survey on health and musculoskeletal pain experience. Information on hospitalisation for each subject was taken from the regional health care register. Multiple logistic regression analyses were used to study the associations between chronic musculoskeletal pain and different medical conditions as causes of hospitalisation. RESULTS: A report of CRP (OR = 1.6; p
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