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Back pain

Edited by Philip Downing

in Emergencies in Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199226573
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597604 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199226573.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Back pain

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Differential diagnosis - Introduction - Aortic aneurysm - Cauda equina syndrome - Spinal cord injury - Abdominal pathology - Direct trauma to back - Bony metastases - Mechanical back pain - Pathological fracture - Pregnancy - Prolapsed intervertebral disc - Arthritis - Paget's disease - Shingles (herpes zoster)

Chapter.  2451 words. 

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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