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2019 Nov

J Gen Intern Med



VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline: Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain.


Pangarkar SS, Kang DG, Sandbrink F, Bevevino A, Tillisch K, Konitzer L, Sall J
J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Nov; 34(11):2620-2629.
PMID: 31529375.


In September 2017, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) approved the joint Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for Diagnosis and Management of Low Back Pain. This CPG was intended to provide healthcare providers a framework by which to evaluate, treat, and manage patients with low back pain (LBP).