Compliance with clinical practice guidelines in family physicians managing worker's compensation board patients with acute lower back pain.

@article{Bishop2003ComplianceWC,
  title={Compliance with clinical practice guidelines in family physicians managing worker's compensation board patients with acute lower back pain.},
  author={Paul B. Bishop and Peter A. C. Wing},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2003},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={442-50}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Family physician compliance with acute lower back pain clinical practice guidelines remains uncertain. PURPOSE To determine the degree of guideline compliance of family physicians managing patients with workers' compensation claims and acute mechanical lower back pain. STUDY DESIGN Observational study. PATIENT SAMPLE One hundred thirty-nine family physicians in British Columbia. OUTCOME MEASURES Compliance with guideline recommendations for history, examination… CONTINUE READING

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