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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
Primary:
 NDIxxxx
 Arm pain (NRS)xxxx
Secondary:
 Neck pain (NRS)xxxx
 Patient expectationsx   
 Perceived recovery xxx
 Success rate xxx
 EuroQol (EQ-5D and EQ-VAS)xxxx
 FABQxxxx
 HSCL-10xxxx
 Medicine consumptionxxxx
 Sickness absencexxxx
 Dysphagiaxxxx
 Frequency of surgical complications xxx
 Frequency of reoperations xxx
 Cross overs in the nonsurgical group xxx
 Patient demographicsx   
 Neurological status, incl. Grip strengthxxxx