[Quality indicators for managing patients with low back pain].

  title={[Quality indicators for managing patients with low back pain].},
  author={Jean François Chenot},
  volume={24 3},
INTRODUCTION Low back pain (LBP) is an epidemiologically and economically relevant health care problem appropriate for quality assurance approaches. Therefore an expert panel (AQUIK) of the National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians has proposed three quality indicators (QI) for monitoring the quality of ambulatory care for LBP. The aim of this article is to present and evaluate the proposed QIs. MATERIAL AND METHODS The three proposed QIs relating to red flags, imaging and… CONTINUE READING

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