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Each chapter in this monograph of 18 chapters reflects the expertise of its author, which in some instances is highly specialized. Sixteen of the authors are from the British Isles and two are from Sweden. The range of subjects includes such diverse topics as epidemiology of back pain and back pain in industry, the diagnostic approach to back pain, stress analysis and the biomechanics of back pain, biochemistry, anatomy, and pathology, and, finally, surgical and nonsurgical treatment. This monograph is certainly not a substitute for a basic medical text on back disease and back problems, because the chapters are not
The Lumbar Spine and Back Pain.. Ann Intern Med. ;85:838. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-6-838_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(6):838.
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