Number of findings that suggest that the patient is malingering
Should the patient be more carefully evaluated for possible malingering?
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Purpose: To identify findings seen in patients complaining of low back pain who are malingering as reported by Leavitt and Sweet.
Specialty: Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Objective: clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, psychological response
ICD-10: Z76.5, M54.5,