Imaging for Low Back Pain

Don’t perform advanced imaging (eg, MRI) of the spine within the first 6 weeks in patients with nonspecific acute low back pain in the absence of red flags.

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Choosing Wisely Topic: Imaging for Low Back Painview more button

Choosing Wisely Handout: Imaging for Low Back Pain

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Article: R-SCAN: Imaging for Low Back Pain

 Hom J, et al. JACR November 2016.view more button

ACR Appropriateness Criteria: Low Back Painview more button

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Choosing Wisely Handout: Bed Rest and Low Back Pain

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Podcast: A discussion on ordering imaging exams for low back pain

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Choosing Wisely Video: Patient with Low Back Pain Requests an MRIview more button

Presentation: Optimal Approach to Imaging for Low Back Pain

Richamn, I and Smeraglio A. Stanford School of Medicine.view more button

ACP High Value Care Resources for Patients

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Imaging Order Simulation: Selecting the best imaging exam for low back pain

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