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Table 5 Outcome measurements

From: A randomised controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of surgical and nonsurgical treatment for cervical radiculopathy

OutcomeWhen they will be evaluated
 Baseline12 weeks26 weeks52 weeks
 Arm pain (NRS)xxxx
 Neck pain (NRS)xxxx
 Patient expectationsx   
 Perceived recovery xxx
 Success rate xxx
 EuroQol (EQ-5D and EQ-VAS)xxxx
 Medicine consumptionxxxx
 Sickness absencexxxx
 Frequency of surgical complications xxx
 Frequency of reoperations xxx
 Cross overs in the nonsurgical group xxx
 Patient demographicsx   
 Neurological status, incl. Grip strengthxxxx