April 1, 2021
Understanding Clinical Prediction Rules for Lumbar Manipulation
You learned about them. You studied them. You wer…
You learned about them. You studied them. You were tested on them. But the real question is, how important are they to use?
Clinical prediction rules (CPRs) were developed using multivariate statistical methods to help clinicians select particular interventions to use depending on a cluster of findings a patient presented with.
Given the black and white matter of how the CPRs were created, this allowed for the opportunity to write a lot of test questions whether it was the NPTE or the OCS exam.
However, as many practicing clinicians know, the clinic is not black and white and we cannot always shoehorn patients into classifications or rules.
So what do we do instead?
Listen in as Jarod and Mark discuss this on this week's episode of the Modern Pain Podcast