nonspecific back pain

nonspecific back pain

See Low back pain.
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There are relatively more publications on nonspecific back pain in children [5,6].
A series of studies in The Lancet from countries including Australia, Canada, Italy, France, Spain, the US and UK focuses on "nonspecific back pain", when the cause is mostly unknown.
Dunn, "The influence of employment social support for risk and prognosis in nonspecific back pain: a systematic review and critical synthesis," International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, vol.
Because the presence of back or bone pain may be an indication to perform advanced imaging among men with prostate cancer and because prostate cancer usually spreads first to the spine, we created a binary variable, "nonspecific back pain," which was positive if the patient had any of the nonspecific back pain ICD-9-CM codes described in Appendix A.
A review of the association between cigarette smoking and development of nonspecific back pain and related outcomes.
Although patients often request imaging as part of their workup, routine imaging or other diagnostic tests do not improve outcomes in patients with nonspecific back pain. When patients present with "red flag" symptoms or you suspect another underlying condition, imaging is warranted.
At the end of the examination, most patients will fall into one of two broad groups--those with a specific diagnosis, and those with nonspecific back pain, either acute or chronic.
Nonspecific back pain in children: a search for associated factors in 14-year-old schoolchildren.
The good news is that most nonspecific back pain gets better on its own without any treatment.
Nationally, the indirect and direct costs of nonspecific back pain run in the billions of dollars.
Constitutional symptoms and nonspecific back pain are the predominant complaints.