Disabling chronic low back pain as an iatrogenic disorder: a qualitative study in Aboriginal Australians

@inproceedings{Lin2013DisablingCL,
  title={Disabling chronic low back pain as an iatrogenic disorder: a qualitative study in Aboriginal Australians},
  author={Ivan B Lin and Peter B O'Sullivan and Juli A Coffin and Donna B. Mak and Sandy Toussaint and Leon M Straker},
  booktitle={BMJ open},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the low back pain beliefs of Aboriginal Australians; a population previously identified as protected against the disabling effects of low back pain due to cultural beliefs. DESIGN Qualitative study employing culturally appropriate methods within a clinical ethnographic framework. SETTING One rural and two remote towns in Western Australia. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-two Aboriginal people with chronic low-back pain (CLBP; 21 men, 11 women). Participants included those who… CONTINUE READING
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