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Directrices en la aplicación de la guía de práctica clínica en la lumbalgia / Guidelines on the application of the clinical practice guideline on low back pain.

Cir Cir; 86(1): 29-37, 2018.
Artículo en Español | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-29681630
Introduction: Low back pain is defined as pain in the upper portion of T12 and below the crease of the buttocks and functional limitation. The prevalence of low back pain gradually increases 11.4% per year. In Mexico, the clinical practice guidelines are not followed in handling low back pain, so it is important to systematize medical care more efficient, since resources are scarce. The first level doctor must meet the benchmarks according to patient need, an incomplete anamnesis is performed, inadequate physical examination, misinterpretation of clinical studies, misdiagnosis, ineffective management, and reference to second or third level not justified.


To provide recommendations for the implementation of syndromic diagnosis, management of adult carriers of low back pain, and correct reference. Implementation of clinical practice guidelines for low back pain syndrome consists of an assessment of the patient by way of "verification", which evaluates certain signs of symptoms, with a total of 37 items for rating, including the sections of clinical symptomatology, AP X-ray, lateral X-ray, sagittal (optional) and axial magnetic resonance imaging (optional), and pain type. Oriented data quickly and easily, from first contact to a syndromic diagnosis in patients with low back pain.