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Guidelines for Lumbar Radiographs in Early Diagnosis of Low Back Pain

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Description:

Guidelines for the use of lumbar radiographs in the diagnosis of acute low back pain (of less than 3 month duration) have been published by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR). Radiographs are recommended if there is a risk factor for spinal fracture, tumor or infection.

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