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A phase III randomized three-arm trial of physical therapist delivered pain coping skills training for patients with total knee arthroplasty: the KASTPain protocol

  • Daniel L Riddle1Email author,
  • Francis J Keefe2,
  • Dennis Ang3,
  • Khaled J4,
  • Levent Dumenci5,
  • Mark P Jensen6,
  • Matthew J Bair7,
  • Shelby D Reed8 and
  • Kurt Kroenke9
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201213:149

Received: 25 July 2012

Accepted: 15 August 2012

Published: 20 August 2012

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25 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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Resubmission - Version 2
1 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
20 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-13-149

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Authors’ Affiliations

Departments of Physical Therapy and Orthopaedic Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke Pain Prevention and Treatment Research Program, Duke University
Section of Rheumatology, Wake Forest University
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Southern Illinois University
Department of Social and Behavioral Health, Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center
Roudebush VA Medical Center of Excellence on Implementing Evidence-Based Practice
Duke Clinical Research Institute and Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine
Department of Medicine, Indiana University