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Differential predictors of pain severity over 12 months following non-catastrophic injury sustained in a road traffic crash

The incidence of non-catastrophic injuries sustained in a road traffic crash has increased over the last three decades.39 These injuries can lead to substantial personal, social, and economic health burden in the longer term.5, 13, 25 Australian data on mild to moderate injuries sustained in a road traffic crash show that nearly 70% of related costs was associated with disability, costs of medical services, lost productivity and insurance administration.2 Despite the high prevalence and substantial burden, little is known about the factors hindering recovery following these traffic-related injuries.

Differential predictors of pain severity over 12 months following non-catastrophic injury sustained in a road traffic crash

Orginally Published At: Pain Journal

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