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Low back pain: a call for action

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Buchbinder, Rachelle
van Tulder, Maurits
Öberg, Birgitta
Costa, Lucíola Menezes
Woolf, Anthony
Schoene, Mark
Croft, Peter
CollaborationWith : Genevay, Stéphane
Published in The Lancet. 2018, vol. 391, no. 10137, p. 2384-2388
Abstract Low back pain is the leading worldwide cause of years lost to disability and its burden is growing alongside the increasing and ageing population.1 Because these population shifts are more rapid in low-income and middle-income countries, where adequate resources to address the problem might not exist, the effects will probably be more extreme in these regions. Most low back pain is unrelated to specific identifiable spinal abnormalities, and our Viewpoint, the third paper in this Lancet Series,2,3 is a call for action on this global problem of low back pain.
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BUCHBINDER, Rachelle et al. Low back pain: a call for action. In: The Lancet, 2018, vol. 391, n° 10137, p. 2384-2388. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:110921

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