Early Opioid Prescriptions for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Back: Understanding Utilization Patterns, Their Determinants, and Impact on Work Disability

Project number: 
12-014
Approval date: 
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Principal Investigator: 
Hogg-Johnson,Sheilah
Institution: 
Institute for Work and Health
Funding Agency: 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR),WorkSafeBC
Datasets requested: 
consolidation - census geocodes
PharmaNet
Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation - demographic (Ministry of Health)
Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
Consolidation registry (Ministry of Health)
WorkSafe BC Claims Files and Firm Level Data
Research objective: 
Publications: 

Presentation of research material (poster/seminar/lecture etc.)

  • Carnide N, Hogg-Johnson S, Furlan A, Côté P, Koehoorn M. Early analgesics among workers' compensation claimants with low back pain from 1998-2009: A population-based study in British Columbia, Canada. ICPE 2016. 32nd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management. Dublin, Ireland. August 25-28, 2016. Poster presentation

Conference abstract/presentation

  • Carnide N, Hogg-Johnson S, Furlan A, Côté P, Koehoorn M. Early analgesics among workers' compensation claimants with low back pain from 1998-2009: A population-based study in British Columbia, Canada. ICPE 2016. 32nd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management. Dublin, Ireland. August 25-28, 2016.
  • Hogg-Johnson S, Côté P, Furlan A, Koehoorn M. Prescription Analgesic Patterns Before and After a Workers’ Compensation Claim: A Historical Population-Based Cohort Study of Workers With Low Back Pain Disorders in British Columbia. PREMUS 2016. 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders. Toronto, Ontario. June 20-23, 2016.
  • Carnide N, Hogg-Johnson S, Côté P, Furlan A, Koehoorn M. Prescription Analgesic Patterns Before and After a Workers’ Compensation Claim: A Historical Population-Based Cohort Study of Workers With Low Back Pain Disorders in British Columbia. PREMUS 2016. 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders. Toronto, Ontario. June 20-23, 2016.

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