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Webinar recording: Prevalence and patterns of health service use in compensated Australian workers with low back pain

Michael Di Donato

In this webinar, Michael Di Donato reports on his recent research into imaging and opioid use in compensated Australian workers with low back pain.

About the webinar Low back pain clinical practice guidelines consistently recommend against diagnostic imaging (e.g., MRI) for a new episode of low back pain unless clinical assessment suggests the possibility of serious pathology, and the prescription of opioid analgesics only as a last resort, at a low dose, for a short duration. Both imaging and opioids can be funded by workers’ compensation systems in Australia. In this webinar Michael...

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