A critical review of methods used to determine the smallest worthwhile effect of interventions for low back pain

Manuela L. Ferreira*, Robert D. Herbert, Paulo H. Ferreira, Jane Latimer, Raymond W. Ostelo, Dafne P. Nascimento, Rob J. Smeets

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-261
JournalJournal of Clinical Epidemiology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012


  • Minimum clinically important difference
  • Sufficiently important difference
  • Low back pain
  • Clinical trials
  • Research design
  • Literature review

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