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Back Pain

AUTHOR:
Joseph Mort
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
  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.
Section
AccessMedicine > Clinician's Pocket Reference: The Scut Monkey, 11e > Chapter 3. Differential Diagnosis: Symptoms, Signs, and Conditions > Back Pain
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 3e > Back Pain
Chapter
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Back and Neck Pain
Case File
AccessMedicine > Case Files: Family Medicine 4th ed. > Case 53 > Acute Low Back Pain
Case File
AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 41 > Low Back Pain

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