Other Publications that may be of interest

The Global Spine Care Initiative (GSCI) are an international scientific secretariat which grew out of World Spine Care work and received funding from the Skoll Foundation to update the literature around spinal disorders and their management, with a focus on low and middle-income communities. Below you will find a list of the first group of papers published which are available at the links.

The Global Spine Care Initiative: a summary of the global burden of low back and neck pain studies.
Hurwitz EL, Randhawa K, Yu H, Côté P, Haldeman S.
http://rdcu.be/I78F

The Global Spine Care Initiative: a systematic review of individual and community-based burden of spinal disorders in rural populations in low- and middle-income communities.
Hurwitz EL, Randhawa K, Torres P, Yu H, Verville L, Hartvigsen J, Côté P, Haldeman S.
http://rdcu.be/I79i

The Global Spine Care Initiative: a systematic review for the assessment of spine-related complaints in populations with limited resources and in low- and middle-income communities
Nordin M, Randhawa K, Torres P, Yu H, Haldeman S, Brady O, Côté P
http://rdcu.be/HYDK

The Global Spine Care Initiative: applying evidence-based guidelines on the non-invasive management of back and neck pain to low- and middle-income communities.
Chou R, Côté P, Randhawa K, Torres P, Yu H, Nordin M, Hurwitz EL, Haldeman S, Cedraschi C.
http://rdcu.be/I780

The Global Spine Care Initiative: a narrative review of psychological and social issues in back pain in low- and middle-income communities.
Cedraschi C, Nordin M, Haldeman S, Randhawa K, Kopansky-Giles D, Johnson CD, Chou R, Hurwitz EL, Côté P.
http://rdcu.be/FJ2u

The Global Spine Care Initiative: a consensus process to develop and validate a stratification scheme for surgical care of spinal disorders as a guide for improved resource utilization in low- and middle-income communities.
Acaroğlu E, Mmopelwa T, Yüksel S, Ayhan S, Nordin M, Randhawa K, Haldeman S.
http://rdcu.be/I784

The Global Spine Care Initiative: a review of reviews and recommendations for the non-invasive management of acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture pain in low- and middle-income communities.
Ameis A, Randhawa K, Yu H, Côté P, Haldeman S, Chou R, Hurwitz EL, Nordin M, Wong JJ, Shearer HM, Taylor-Vaisey A.
http://rdcu.be/I79e

The Global Spine Care Initiative: a summary of guidelines on invasive interventions for the management of persistent and disabling spinal pain in low- and middle-income communities.
Acaroğlu E, Nordin M, Randhawa K, Chou R, Côté P, Mmopelwa T, Haldeman S.
http://rdcu.be/EtcS