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Minimum Change in Roland-Morris Questionnaire

Purpose:

To determine if there has been a clinically significant change in the Roland-Morris score for a patient with low back pain.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, response to therapy, disability and performance

ICD-10:

M54.5

Description:

Straford et al identified the level of change in a patient’s score from the Roland-Morris questionnaire for low back pain to detect a clinically significant clinical change. This can help the interpretation of the scores over time and to determine the effectiveness of an intervention. The authors are from McMaster University and North Georgia College.

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