Lecture 1 Outline:
II. Low back pain
c. Improved outcomes?
III. Evidence-based decision making
a. Peer-reviewed literature
b. Clinician experience
c. Patient goals, expectations and values
IV. Diagnostic imaging practice guidelines
a. Indications for imaging in adult patients
b. Evidence-based utilization of diagnostic imaging
V. Harms of the inappropriate use of diagnostic imaging
a. Exposure to ionizing radiation
b. Inappropriate treatment
c. Labeling of patients
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