Vertebral Fracture: Sensitivity and Specificity
Introduction: as a serious cause of back pain. See also Spinal Tumor as another serious cause. Red Flags are supposed to help the clinician distinguish serious from non-serious (strain and/or disc bulge) causes of back pain.
|Population / Calculator||Prevalence||Comments / Study / Link|
|Primary care for acute low back pain||0.9%||Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Oct;60(10):3072-80. PMID: 19790051|