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The Management of Back Pain in General Practice

Author: O'Shea, Brendan Dr.

Publication Year: 1998


1. Introduction
2. Presentation and diagnosis
3. Primary care management
4. Secondary care management
5. Prognosis
6. Prevention
7. Clinical flow chart
Appendix A: Observing inappropriate sick role behaviour


In these guidelines, Dr. Brendan O'Shea clearly outlines the clinical spectrum of back pain and couples it with a down to earth, practical approach to the problem, emphasising the clinical skills of history taking and appropriate clinical examination.

Format Print
Keywords back pain, back injuries, clinical guidelines
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification back pain
Pages 30
Categories: Irish Content, ICGP Resources
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