A group of researchers have drawn up a list of recommendations to be considered when treating musculoskeletal disability in the paper ”What does best practice care for musculoskeletal pain look like? Eleven consistent recommendations from high-quality clinical practice guidelines: systematic review” in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Presented in bullet form, the eleven recommendations are (expanded and explained in the paper):
- Care should be patient centred. This includes care that responds to the individual context of the patient, employs effective communication and uses shared decision-making processes.
- Screen patients to identify those with a higher likelihood of serious…