Diagnostic Algorithm

  • F. Postacchini
  • G. Trasimeni


Patient evaluation, i.e., clinical history and physical examination, is the basis upon which any diagnostic approach is founded. This concept is of indubious validity, despite the constant perfectioning of diagnostic tests. Based on clinical examination, one should, firstly decide upon the indication for carrying out the diagnostic tests and, secondly, exactly which investigations should be performed.


Lumbar Spine Disc Herniation Lumbar Disc Herniation Diagnostic Algorithm Radicular Pain 
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  • G. Trasimeni

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