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Berner Fachhochschule Gesundheit

Kantonal- / Regionalverband

004131 848 37 60

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Referent / Kursleitung:

Prof. Douglas Gross

Berner Fachhochschule
Schwarztorstrasse 48
3007 Bern


Auditorium 004

Veröffentlicht am:

Montag, 4. Juni 2018

BFH-Gastvorlesung: The LANCET 2018

C-135397 Bern Beginn ab: Mittwoch, 19. September 2018

A global call for action on prevention and treatment of low back pain

Teilnehmerzahl: Maximal: 50 Typ: Referat Sprache: Englisch,
Preis Mitglieder: 0.00 CHF Preis Nichtmitglieder: 0.00 CHF Anmeldeschluss: Mittwoch, 19. September 2018


1. Tag am: Mittwoch, 19. September 2018 16:30 - 17:30


Gaps between evidence and practice in treatment of low back pain (LBP) exist, with limited use of recommended first-line treatments and inappropriately high use of imaging, rest, opioids, spinal injections and surgery. Doing more of the same will not reduce the burden of LBP. The Lancet 2018 LBP series working group identified effective, promising or emerging solutions such as promotion of activity and function, redesign of clinical pathways, integrated health and occupational interventions, changes in compensation and disability policies, and public health prevention strategies.
Dr. Gross will discuss efforts made towards changing practices in order to tackle the burden of LBP in two Canadian provinces, Alberta and Ontario. He will share experiences in developing clinical practice guidelines, clinical pathways and novel rehabilitation interventions for workers, as well as experiences evaluating a mass media campaign (BackActive) for the population of Alberta. Finally, Dr. Gross will share insights on the process of writing the Lancet LBP series and follow-up global media initiative to raise awareness of the call for action.

The lecture will be transmitted live over the Web. Please send an email
including name and institution and we will provide you a weblink.

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