Red flags to screen for malignancy and fracture in patients with low back pain: systematic review

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(2014)
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
  • Journal: The BMJ,volume 348,pagesDownie , A , Williams , C M , Henschke , N , Hancock , M J , Ostelo , R W J G , de Vet , H C , Macaskill , P , Irwig , L , van Tulder , M W , Koes , B W & Maher , C G 2013 , ' Red flags to screen for malignancy and fracture in patients with low back pain: systematic review ' British Medical Journal (Danish Edition) , pp. 347:f7095 . https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7095-Downie , A , Williams , C M , Henschke , N , Hancock , M J , Ostelo , R W J G , de Vet , H C , Macaskill , P , Irwig , L , van Tulder , M W , Koes , B W & Maher , C G 2013 , ' Red flags to screen for malignancy and fracture in patients with low back pain: systematic review ' British Medical Journal (Danish Edition) , pp. 347:f7095 . https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f7095 (issn: 0959-8138, eissn: 1756-1833)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4036683, pmc: PMC3898572, doi: 10.1136/bmj.f7095, doi: 10.1136/bmj.g7
  • Subject: Corrections | Low Back Pain | Review | Spinal Neoplasms | Journal Article | Spinal Fractures | Humans | Research | Practice Guidelines as Topic
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markdownabstractAbstract Objective To review the evidence on diagnostic accuracy of red flag signs and symptoms to screen for fracture or malignancy in patients presenting with low back pain to primary, secondary, or tertiary care. Design Systematic review. Data sources... View more
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