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Table 1 Description of articles included classified by year of publication (n = 43)

From: Determinants of clinical practice guidelines’ utilization for the management of musculoskeletal disorders: a scoping review

First author Year of publication Country Design Healthcare providers Musculoskeletal disorder (MSDs) Quality of the study
Biggs et al. 1997 [25] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) DC (n = 401) Mixed MSDs Low
Schers et al. 2000 [26] Europe Quantitative (cohort) MD (n = 30) Low back pain High
Hurley et al. 2002 [27] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 118) Neck pain Low
Espeland et al. 2003 [28] Europe Qualitative MD (n = 13) Low back pain Low
Schectman et al. 2003 [29] North America Quantitative (RCT) MD (n = 53) Low back pain Low
Baker et al. 2006 [30] Europe Qualitative MD (n = 29) Low back pain Low
Coudeyre et al. 2006 [31] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) MD (n = 864) Low back pain Low
Dahan et al. 2006 [32] Israel Qualitative MD (n = 38) Low back pain Low
Poiraudeau et al. 2006 [33] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) MD (n = 266) Low back pain Medium
Bishop et al. 2008 [34] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) Mixed providers (n = 1022) Low back pain Medium
Chenot et al. 2008 [35] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) MD (n = 72) Low back pain Low
Corbett et al. 2009 [36] Europe Mixed method MD (n = 16) Low back pain Medium
Côté et al. 2009 [37] North America Qualitative PT (n = 16) Low back pain High
Harting et al. 2009 [38] Europe Qualitative PT (n = 30) Low back pain High
Rutten et al. 2009 [39] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 232) Low back pain Medium
Fullen et al. 2011 [40] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) MD (n = 432) Low back pain High
Kooijman et al. 2011 [41] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 121) Lower limb Low
Poitras et al. 2011 [42] North America Qualitative OT (n = 9) Low back pain High
Bussières et al. 2012 [4] North America Qualitative DC (n = 21) Low back pain High
Jeffrey et al. 2012 [43] North America Qualitative PT (n = 11) Low back pain Low
Pincus et al. 2012 [44] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) Mixed providers (n = 465) Low back pain Medium
Poitras et al. 2012 [45] North America Qualitative Mixed providers (n = 32) Low back pain High
Simmonds et al. 2012 [46] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 100) Low back pain Medium
Matzon et al. 2013 [47] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 187) Low back pain Low
Hendrick et al. 2013 [48] NZ-Australia Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 170) Low back pain Low
Rebbeck et al. 2013 [49] NZ-Australia Quantitative (cohort) Mixed providers (n = 80) Whiplash High
Corkery et al. 2014 [50] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 291) Whiplash Low
Gremeaux et al. 2014 [51] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) MD (n = 47) Low back pain Medium
Learman et al. 2014 [52] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 1144) Low back pain Medium
Bishop et al. 2015 [53] Europe Qualitative Mixed providers (n = 53) Low back pain Medium
Bernhardsson et al. 2015 [54] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 271) Mixed MSDs Low
Clement et al. 2015 [55] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) Mixed providers (n = 456) Neck pain Low
Maas et al. 2015 [56] Europe Mixed method PT (n = 44) Low back pain Low
Ladeira et al. 2015 [57] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 327) Low back pain Medium
Brijnath et al. 2016 [58] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) MD (n = 423) Whiplash Medium
Derghazarian et al. 2016 [59] North America Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 108) Low back pain High
Epstein-Sher et al. 2017 [60] Israel Quantitative (cross-sectional) MD (n = 86) Low back pain Low
Figg-Latham et al. 2017 [61] Europe Qualitative DO (n = 12) Low back pain High
Suman et al. 2017 [62] Europe Mixed method Mixed providers (n = 96) Low back pain Low
Stilwell et al. 2017 [63] North America Qualitative Dc (n = 13) Low back pain High
Cowell et al. 2018 [64] Europe Qualitative PT (n = 10) Low back pain Medium
Selby et al. 2018 [65] Europe Quantitative (cross-sectional) GP (n = 167) Low back pain High
Akindele et al. 2019 [66] Africa Quantitative (cross-sectional) PT (n = 189) Low back pain High
  1. DC Doctor of Chiropractic, DO Doctor of Osteopathy, MD Medical Doctor, MSDs Musculoskeletal Disorder, NZ New Zealand, OT Occupational Therapist, PT, Physiotherapist, RCT, Randomized Clinical Trial