Guidelines: Xray

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Cervical Neck Pain or Cervical Radiculopathy.

Expert Panel on Neurological Imaging:, McDonald MA, Kirsch CFE, Amin BY, Aulino JM, Bell AM, Cassidy RC, Chakraborty S, Choudhri AF, Gemme S, Lee RK, Luttrull MD, Metter DF, Moritani T, Reitman C, Shah LM, Sharma A, Shih RY, Snyder LA, Symko SC, Thiele R, Bykowski J. J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 May;16(5S):S57-S76. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2019.02.023.

European guidelines on quality criteria for diagnostic radiographic images of the lumbar spine – an intra- and inter-observer reproducibility study.

Doktor K, Vilholm ML, Hardardóttir A, Christensen HW, Lauritsen J. Chiropr Man Therap. 2019 May 1;27:20. doi: 10.1186/s12998-019-0241-3.

Current evidence for spinal X-ray use in the chiropractic profession: a narrative review 

Hazel J Jenkins, Aron S Downie, Craig S Moore and Simon D French. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2018 26:48. 21 November 2018. Doi: 10.1186/s12998-018-0217-8 

Imaging for low back pain: is clinical use consistent with guidelines? A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Jenkins HJ, Downie AS, Maher CG, Moloney NA, Magnussen JS, Hancock MJ. Spine J. 2018 May 3. pii: S1529-9430(18)30203-1. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2018.05.004.

Awareness of radiographic guidelines for low back pain: a survey of Australian chiropractors.

Jenkins HJ. Chiropr Man Therap. 2016 Oct 5;24:39.

Effectiveness of interventions designed to reduce the use of imaging for low-back pain: a systematic review  

Recommendations to the Musculoskeletal Health Network, Health Department of Western Australia related to the Spinal Pain Model of Care made on behalf of the Chiropractors Association of Australia (Western Australian Branch) 

Impact of imaging guidelines on X-ray use among American provider network chiropractors: interrupted time series analysis.  

Worsening Trends in the Management and Treatment of Back Pain  

ACP Issues Guidelines for Diagnostic Imaging for Low Back Pain  

Diagnostic Imaging Practice Guidelines for Musculoskeletal Complaints in Adults—An Evidence-Based Approach: Introduction 

Diagnostic imaging practice guidelines for musculoskeletal complaints in adults–an evidence-based approach. Part 1. Lower extremity disorders. 

Diagnostic imaging guideline for musculoskeletal complaints in adults-an evidence-based approach-part 2: upper extremity disorders. 

Diagnostic imaging practice guidelines for musculoskeletal complaints in adults-an evidence-based approach-part 3: spinal disorders.


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