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'Referral advice' recommendation details

Recommendation details

Referral advice recommendation:Consider referral for an opinion on spinal fusion for people who have completed an optimal package of care, including a combined physical and psychological treatment programme and still have severe non-specific low back pain for which they would consider surgery.
Recommendation ID:259
Referral advice category:Time frame not specified

Source guidance details

Guidance ID:CG88
Guidance: Low back pain
Issue date:May 2009
Paragraph number:0
Page number:8
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NICE Classifications

Topic:
  • Public health
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Therapeutic procedures
Sub topic:
  • Trauma and orthopaedic surgery

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