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Zechmeister, I. (2006): [Back pain: Radiology often unnecessary]. HTA-Newsletter 51: p. 2.

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Item Type:HTA Newsletter Item
Keywords:Low back pain, diagnostics, diagnosis, imaging procedures, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), benefits
Subjects:WE Musculoskeletal system > WE 720-755 Back
WN Radiology. Diagnostic imaging
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References:1. NCCHTA/GB 2004: Does early magnetic resonance imaging influence management or improve outcome in patients referred to secondary care with low back pain? A pragmatic randomised controlled trial summ817.htm.

2. Jarvik JG et al. 2002: Diagnostic Evaluation of Low Back Pain with Emphasis on Imaging. Annals of Internal Medicine 137: 586-597.

3. Kerry S et al. 2002: Radiography for low back pain: a randomised controlled trial and observational study in primary care. British Journal of General Practice 52: 469-474.

4. Kendrick D et al. 2001: Radiography of the lumbar spine in primary care patients with low back pain: randomised controlled trial. BMJ 322: 400-405.

5. Gillan MGC et al. 2001: Influence of Imaging on Clinical Decision Making in the Treatment of Lower Back Pain. Radiology 220: 393-399.
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