Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Low Back Pain Guidance

Dr Rob Hicks


January 15, 2021

The STarT back screening tool was developed at Keele University and is endorsed by NICE. The screening tool is designed to screen patients with low back pain in primary care, and to identify prognostic indicators that help to inform and guide initial decision-making in the management of low back pain.

NICE recommends considering the use of risk stratification at first point of contact with a healthcare professional for each new episode of low back pain with or without sciatica to inform shared decision-making about stratified management.


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