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Understanding overuse of diagnostic imaging for patients with low back pain in the Emergency Department: a qualitative study

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  • Johan Blokzijl Physical Therapy Sciences, Program in Clinical Health Sciences, University Medical Centre Utrecht Brain Centre, Utrecht, Netherlands Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Wiser Healthcare, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rachael H Dodd Wiser Healthcare, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney Health Literacy Lab, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tessa Copp Wiser Healthcare, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Sydney Health Literacy Lab, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Sweekriti Sharma Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Wiser Healthcare, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Elise Tcharkhedian Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Christiane Klinner Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Chris G Maher Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Wiser Healthcare, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Adrian C Traeger Institute for Musculoskeletal Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Wiser Healthcare, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine and Health, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Adrian C Traeger, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia; adrian.traeger{at}sydney.edu.au
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Blokzijl J, Dodd RH, Copp T, et al
Understanding overuse of diagnostic imaging for patients with low back pain in the Emergency Department: a qualitative study

Publication history

  • Received July 13, 2020
  • Revised December 2, 2020
  • Accepted April 25, 2021
  • First published May 27, 2021.
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June 22, 2021

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