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Scandinavian Journal of Pain

Official Journal of the Scandinavian Association for the Study of Pain

Editor-in-Chief: Werner, Mads

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Volume 16, Issue 1


Analyzing transition from acute back pain to chronic pain with linear mixed models reveals a continuous chronification of acute back pain

Harald Breivik
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  • University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway
  • Oslo University Hospital, Department of Pain Management and Research, Oslo, Norway
  • Oslo University Hospital, Department of Anaesthesiology, Oslo, Norway
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Published Online: 2017-07-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.05.008


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About the article

Oslo University Hospital, Department of Pain Management and Research, Pbox 4956 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway.

Published Online: 2017-07-01

Published in Print: 2017-07-01

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Citation Information: Scandinavian Journal of Pain, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 146–147, ISSN (Online) 1877-8879, ISSN (Print) 1877-8860, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.05.008.

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