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Aspects of functioning and environmental factors in medical work capacity evaluations of persons with chronic widespread pain and low back pain can be represented by a combination of applicable ICF Core Sets

  • Urban Schwegler1, 4,
  • Jessica Anner2,
  • Christine Boldt1, 3,
  • Andrea Glässel1,
  • Veronika Lay1,
  • Wout Ernst Lodewijk De Boer2,
  • Gerold Stucki1, 4 and
  • Bruno Trezzini1Email author
BMC Public Health201212:1088

Received: 21 July 2012

Accepted: 6 December 2012

Published: 18 December 2012

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Original Submission
21 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Roger Hilfiker
19 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Freddy Falez
29 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Bruno Trezzini
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
18 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-1088

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Authors’ Affiliations

Swiss Paraplegic Research (SPF)
asim, Academy of Swiss Insurance Medicine, University Hospital Basel
Department of Applied Social Sciences, University of Applied Sciences Munich
Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne and SPF