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Diagnosis and Management of Low Back Pain in Primary Care

  • Webinar
Date 25 Jul 2018
Time 7 -8pm

Course Description

Presenter: Dr Adrian Traeger, NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow, School of Public Health, University of Sydney

Low back pain remains the leading cause of disability worldwide. This webinar will discuss the primary care approach to diagnosis and management of low back pain endorsed by contemporary international clinical guidelines. It will summarise the current evidence base, and provide practical tips for frontline clinicians. For example, the talk will cover essential clinical skills such as performing a thorough clinical evaluation and finishing the consultation with sound advice and reassurance. Other topics will include problems with overdiagnosis of low back pain, and health-system barriers to providing guideline care.

Registration Details

Phone Helen Koutsimanis: 0385318045
Diagnosis and Management of Low Back Pain in Primary Care