Low Back Pain [2010 update]
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New with this update:
- Updated medications (Table 7).
- Assess GI risk prior to prescribing NSAIDs (Table 8).
- Early opioid use is associated with prolonged length of disability and increased cost of care.
- Multidisciplinary rehabilitation is effective for patients disabled by low back pain.
- Lumbo-pelvic pain in pregnancy is associated with increased risk of post-partum depression.
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Release Date: January 2010
Termination Date: November 2021
Continued availability of CME credit for this activity depends on a thorough review of its content every three years. This activity was last reviewed for currency and accuracy in January 2016, and availability of CME credit continued.
Anthony Chiodo, MD; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
David Alvarez, DO; Family Medicine
Gregory Graziano, MD; Orthopedic Surgery
Paul Park, MD; Neurosurgery
Andrew Haig, MD; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Connie Standiford, MD; General Internal Medicine
Van Harrison, PhD; Medical Education
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Anthony Chiodo, MD
Advisory Board: Medtronic
Andrew Haig, MD
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Paul Park, MD
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UMHS Guidelines Oversight Team:
William E. Chavey, MD
R. Van Harrison
PhD Connie J. Standiford, MD
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