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Table 2 PREVSAM model compared with treatment as usual

From: Prevention of sickness absence through early identification and rehabilitation of at-risk patients with musculoskeletal pain (PREVSAM): a randomised controlled trial protocol

PREVSAM model TAU
Medical history with a person-centred approach and structure Medical history could include a person-centred approach
Physical examination Physical examination
Identification and clarification of the patient’s attitudes towards responsibility for the management of musculoskeletal pain  
A rehabilitation plan with structured, individualised, synchronised rehabilitation based on interdisciplinary teamwork. Individualised rehabilitation plan
Possibility of early access to psychologist or psychotherapist Could be possible to see psychologist or psychotherapist
Possibility of early contact and collaboration with employer and workplace  
  1. TAU = treatment as usual