Management of low back pain in primary care
Low back pain is one of the commonest conditions seen in general practice. This book has therefore been written to make it easier for GPs to manage low back pain by providing a simply written guide to give the GP an invaluable perspective on management.
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Section One Background
Section Two Simple Back Pain
Section Three Nerve Root Pain
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