Search Results for: Saurab Sharma

Development and testing of pain education programme for low back pain in Nepal: The PEN-LBP trial

Similar to developed countries, low back pain (LBP) is the biggest cause of disability in developing countries such as Nepal [1]. Surprisingly, most research on LBP in Nepal has focused on low value care - treatments with questionable effects but often with known risks or side effects and significant costs. As most health expenses in Nepal are … [Read more...]

What pain-related factors are associated with lost work days in nurses?

Low back pain (LBP) is a leading cause of disability [5] including lost work days (LWDs) and early retirement [3; 4]. Among the work-related disability domains, LWDs are particularly important because they increase the economic burden of pain for the individual, family and society.  A number of factors such as overall work demands, working on a … [Read more...]