Acute nonspecific (musculoskeletal) low back pain Guidelines of the Russian Society for the Study of Pain (RSSP)

@article{Parfenov2018AcuteN,
  title={Acute nonspecific (musculoskeletal) low back pain Guidelines of the Russian Society for the Study of Pain (RSSP)},
  author={Vladimir Anatolyevich Parfenov and Nikolay N. Yakhno and Mikhail L. Kukushkin and M. V. Churyukanov and O.S. Davydov and Veronika A. Golovacheva and A. I. Isaikin and Evgeniy E. Achkasov and G. Yu. Evzikov and Andrei E. Karateev and F. A. Khabirov and V. A. Shirokov},
  journal={Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Psychosomatics},
  year={2018}
}
The examination of a patient with acute low back pain (LBP) includes the clarification of complaints and history data, brief physical and neurological examinations, and an assessment of danger symptoms. The diagnosis of acute nonspecific (musculoskeletal) LBP is based on the exclusion of a specific cause of pain (a potentially dangerous disease), discogenic radiculopathy, and lumbar spinal stenosis. If there is typical musculoskeletal pain and no danger symptoms, radiography, X-ray computed… 
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