Evaluation of back pain


Key articles

American College of Radiology. ACR appropriateness criteria: low back pain. 2021 [internet publication].Full text  Abstract

American College of Radiology. ACR appropriateness criteria: suspected spine trauma. 2018 [internet publication].Full text  Abstract

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management. Dec 2020 [internet publication].Full text

Chou R, Qaseem A, Snow V, et al. Diagnosis and treatment of low back pain: a joint clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Pain Society. Ann Intern Med. 2007 Oct 2;147(7):478-91.Full text  Abstract

American College of Radiology. ACR appropriateness criteria: inflammatory back pain: known or suspected axial spondyloarthritis. 2021 [internet publication].Full text  Abstract

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