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Table 5 Outcome measurements

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

Outcome When they will be evaluated
  Baseline 12 weeks 26 weeks 52 weeks
Primary:
 NDI x x x x
 Arm pain (NRS) x x x x
Secondary:
 Neck pain (NRS) x x x x
 Patient expectations x    
 Perceived recovery   x x x
 Success rate   x x x
 EuroQol (EQ-5D and EQ-VAS) x x x x
 FABQ x x x x
 HSCL-10 x x x x
 Medicine consumption x x x x
 Sickness absence x x x x
 Dysphagia x x x x
 Frequency of surgical complications   x x x
 Frequency of reoperations   x x x
 Cross overs in the nonsurgical group   x x x
 Patient demographics x    
 Neurological status, incl. Grip strength x x x x