Cases Generic Description

 

Background

 

The aim of this section is to review a number of the more common and important causes of lower back pain.  The cases are presented in the following format:

 

. Patient history

. Examination findings

. Investigation results

 

 

It is set up to be interactive, allowing the user to review relevant parts of the web page, for example to revise anatomy. 

 

At the end of each case the user will have the opportunity to review a summary of the clinical condition.

 

There will also be direct links to relevant web resources such as:

 

. Current national and international guidelines

. Cochrane Database

. Royal College of General Practitioners

. Patient information resources

 

We hope you enjoy using this problem-based learning tool.