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

Acaroglu E., Mmopelwa T., Yuksel S., Ayhan S., Nordin M., Randhawa K., ...More

EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL, vol.27, pp.879-888, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00586-017-5332-z
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN SPINE JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.879-888


Purpose The purpose of this study was to develop a stratification scheme for surgical spinal care to serve as a framework for referrals and distribution of patients with spinal disorders.