Radiating low back pain in general practice: Incidence, prevalence, diagnosis, and long-term clinical course of illness

@inproceedings{SpijkerHuiges2015RadiatingLB,
  title={Radiating low back pain in general practice: Incidence, prevalence, diagnosis, and long-term clinical course of illness},
  author={Antje Spijker-Huiges and Feikje Groenhof and Jan Winters and Marten van Wijhe and Klaas H Groenier and K. van der Meer},
  booktitle={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to calculate the incidence and prevalence of radiating low back pain, to explore the long-term clinical course of radiating low back pain including the influence of radiculopathy (in a subsample of the study population) and non-radiating low back pain thereon, and to describe general practitioners' (GPs') treatment strategies for radiating low back pain. DESIGN A historic prospective cohort study. SETTING Dutch general practice. SUBJECTS Patients over… CONTINUE READING
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