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More Bad News For Medical Patients

By |January 7, 2010|Education, Iatrogenic Injury, Low Back Pain, News|

More Bad News For Medical Patients

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Medical Training For Musculoskeletal Conditions is Inadequate

From Harvard Medical School in the U.S. to medical schools in Europe, medical education related to musculoskeletal conditions is inadequate. A 2009 survey tested physician’s knowledge related to simple low back pain management. [1] The average survey score of family practitioners was 69.7 and the average score of orthopedists was far less at 44.3. Orthopedists were less likely to make the proper radiological referral and appropriate pharmacological prescription based upon the literature. (more…)