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Table 3 Data measures

From: Acupuncture as analgesia for low back pain, ankle sprain and migraine in emergency departments: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  t0 t1 t2 > Discharge 48 ± 12 hours post discharge
Demographics (age, post code, triage category) X     
Triage time, time seen by doctor, time of discharge     X  
Pain scores (at rest, at movement) X X X X X
Signs and symptoms X X X X X
Relative instrument (MQOL, Global Ankle Scale or OSWESTRY) X X   X X
Acceptability, willingness to repeat   X   X X
Complications of acupuncture   X   X X
Additional medication used and health care utilization      X