LBP Diagnostics & Assessment 101 / 1 Credit

Price: $19.95

Learning Objectives:
  1. Critique the development of a screening tool to help clinicians identify acute low back pain patients more likely to progress to chronic pain
  2. Develop multi-faceted Clinical Diagnostic Rules (CDRs) for the lumbar spine using individual diagnostic accuracy scores based on best evidence for use in primary care clinical practice and research
  3. Systematically review the diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis compared to imaging modalities
  4. Assess the most commonly utilized clinical tests for lumbar instability
  5. Examine how clinician expectations, patient characteristics and the STarT Back Tool relate to patient outcomes in low back pain

Reviews Included:

  1. Clinical Decision Rule for Patients with Acute LBP at Risk of Developing Chronic Pain +MP3
  2. Classification of Low Back Pain – Best-Evidence Diagnostic Rules +MP3
  3. Clinical Tests to Diagnose Lumbar Spondylolysis & Spondylolisthesis – Systematic Review +MP3
  4. Clinical Tests for Lumbar Instability – Validity & Applicability +MP3
  5. Prediction of Outcome in Patients with LBP - STarT Back Tool +MP3
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