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Scandinavian Journal of Pain

Official Journal of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

Editor-in-Chief: Breivik, Harald

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Volume 5, Issue 1


The Norwegian version of the Neck Disability Index (NDI) is reliable and sensitive to changes in pain-intensity and consequences of pain-in-the-neck

Harald Breivik
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  • Department of Pain Management and Research, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
  • University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway
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Published Online: 2014-01-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2013.11.002


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Department of Pain Management and Research, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, PO Box 4950, Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway. Tel.: +47 23073691; fax: +47 23073690

Published Online: 2014-01-01

Published in Print: 2014-01-01

Conflict of interest: The author has no conflict of interest concerning this editorial comment.

Citation Information: Scandinavian Journal of Pain, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 26–27, ISSN (Online) 1877-8879, ISSN (Print) 1877-8860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2013.11.002.

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