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Table 2 Elements of implementation

From: A classification-based approach to low back pain in primary care – protocol for a benchmarking controlled trial

Level of elementImplementation elements of a classification-based biopsychosocial approach
OrganizationsPremeditated care pathways for LBP patients
More resources targeted towards high-risk patients
Support of electronic patient registry functions
ProfessionalsEducation: Physicians 4 h, physiotherapists 4 days, nurses 2 h, short booster education sessions in units
SBT used systematically
Patient education booklet in use
Premeditated phrases (and SBT) for nurses
Referral to physiotherapy according to risk classification
Patient education booklet
Individual biopsychosocially-oriented care
  1. LBP Low Back Pain, SBT STarT Back Tool