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Table 2 Summary of clinical activities in the visit-by-visit basis

From: Study protocol for patient response to spinal manipulation – a prospective observational clinical trial on physiological and patient-centered outcomes in patients with chronic low back pain

  Visit Activities
Screening Phone screen Computer‒assisted telephone interview
Baseline visit 1 Informed consent document
Study flow chart
Study procedure video
HIPAA
Patient-centered outcomes
Past medical history
Medication checklist
Demographics & Vital signs
Examination
X-ray & Urinalysis, if indicated
  Case review
Baseline visit 2 Report of findings, enroll
Treatment Treatment visit 1 Pre-treatment Pain in VAS
Physiological assessments
Treatment-full kinetics
Physiological assessments
Post-treatment pain in VAS
Treatment visit 2 Pre-treatment pain in VAS
Treatment
Post-treatment pain in VAS
Treatment visit 3 Pre-treatment pain in VAS
Treatment-simple kinetics
Post-treatment pain in VAS
Treatment visit 4 Same as treatment visit 2
Treatment visit 5 Same as treatment visit 1
Treatment visit 6 Patient-centered outcomes
Pre-treatment pain in VAS
Treatment
Post-treatment pain in VAS
Treatment visits 7-8 Same as treatment visit 2
Treatment visit 9 Same as treatment visit 3
Treatment visits 10-11 Same as treatment visit 2
Treatment visit 12 Same as treatment visit 1
Exit interview Treatment visit 13 (Final) Patient-centered outcomes
Satisfaction questionnaire
   Exit interview
  1. HIPAA: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; VAS: visual analog scale.