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Table 1 How 59 Swedish chiropractors would choose their continued case management strategies (A-G) in nine hypothetical case scenarios of LBP (%).

From: The Nordic maintenance care program – case management of chiropractic patients with low back pain: A survey of Swedish chiropractors

Strategies A B C D E F G Several replies Don't know
  2nd opinion Quick-fix Try again Ext. help – keep in touch Symptom-guided maintenance care Clinical findings-guided maintenance care Other   
The 9 case scenarios          
1 0 54* 2 0 20 19 2 2 2
2 0 14 3 0 44* 30 2 2 5
3 20 0 42* 12 8 10 3 0 3
4 0 7 3 3 46* 34* 2 0 5
5 14 0 25* 17* 10 24 3 2 5
6 5 0 37* 29* 7 10 3 2 7
7 15 2 32* 15* 12 8 5 2 8
8 59* 0 14 14 0 0 3 2 8
9 59* 0 8 19 0 0 3 2 8
TOTAL NUMBER OF REPLIES 102 45 99 64 87 80 16 7 31
  1. The largest estimate for each case scenario has been highlighted. Descriptions of the different case scenarios and management strategies are found in App. 2 and 3.
  2. * denotes the pre-hoc choices of the research team.