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Much of the current curriculum change in medical education deals with the "Care of the Ambulatory Patient," and a frequent objection of the student (and faculty?) is that the problems of the outpatient are less serious, more difficult to define, and less intellectually challenging ("glamorous") than those of the hospitalized, patient. Back pain and neck pain are just such problems. Regarded as unexciting by many practitioners, these symptoms are often ineffectively treated, with frustrating results. Thus it is gratifying to observe Dr. Hans Kraus organize a rational and systematic approach to the therapy of what may be the most frequent
Clinical Treatment of Back and Neck Pain.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:804–805. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-5-804_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(5):804-805.
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