What is it about?

Natural disasters have many consequences, not only on logistic, but also on individual health. This study has focused one of them: the low-back pain. In particular, the authors report on their observations after a disastrous earthquake.

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Why is it important?

It shows a "real life" health care problem.


This paper may help many clinicians caring for people that have been damaged by a natural disaster, especially the ones coping with low-back pain

Professor Giustino Varrassi
Paolo Procacci Foundation

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This page is a summary of: Low Back Pain in a Natural Disaster, Pain Practice, June 2013, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/papr.12087.
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