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Back Pain

Joseph Mort
  1. Develop a differential diagnosis for a patient presenting with back pain.
  2. Be able to perform useful physical exam maneuvers for the evaluation of back pain.
  3. List red-flag features of a patient’s back pain that should prompt evaluation with imaging studies.
  4. Identify which causes of back pain are and are not surgical indications.
  5. List pain management strategies for patients with chronic back pain.
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AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine, 5e > Case 53 > Acute Low Back Pain
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