Diagnostic triage for low back pain: a practical approach for primary care


In Australia, low back pain (LBP) is the most common musculoskeletal condition for which patients consult general practitioners.

This module provides a practical approach to assess and treat patients with LBP with a diagnostic triage that classifies patients into three broad categories.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Diagnose LBP correctly, informed by a focused history and clinical examination, using the triage of LBP to exclude non-spinal causes, allocating patients to one of three broad categories


Medical Journal of Australia
Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review
1h : 0m
MBA - CPD: 1h : 0m
Musculoskeletal Diseases

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