Acute Low Back Pain

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As this module builds on the information from the Clinical Decision Rules (CDRs) module, it is important that you have completed it prior to commencing this module.

Duration: 120 minutes

Learning Outcomes

This module will answer the following questions:

  • How can clinical decision rules help to standardise pre-test risk evaluation of patients with acute low back pain?
  • What underlying / associated conditions do I need to be aware of when I am evaluating an adult with acute back pain?
  • What clinical decision rules can help to determine pre-test risk of medically serious causes of acute low back pain in patients with acute low back pain?
  • What else do you need to think about when you consider imaging a patient with this condition apart from pre-test probability?

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