Need for a core outcome set on work participation

  • Jan HovingEmail author
  • Cecilia Prinsen
  • Regina Kunz
  • Jos Verbeek
Instrument development


Both practitioners and patients need to know if an intervention is effective and safe. Following the evidence-based medicine (EBM) approach research questions about interventions should be structured according to PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparator, Outcome).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Hoving
    • 1
    Email author
  • Cecilia Prinsen
    • 2
  • Regina Kunz
    • 3
  • Jos Verbeek
    • 4
  1. 1.Amsterdam UMC, Academic Medical Center, Coronel Institute for Occupational Health, Amsterdam Public Health research instituteUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamNederland
  2. 2.Amsterdam UMC, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam Public Health Research InstituteVU University Medical CentreAmsterdamNederland
  3. 3.Academic Unit EbIM, Evidence-based Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital of BaselUniversity of BaselBaselSwitzerland
  4. 4.Finnish Institute of Occupational HealthCoordinating editor Cochrane WorkKuopioFinland

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