Paper of the Month

The School of Medicine spotlights a recently published faculty research paper each month. The goals are to highlight the great research happening at OHSU and to share this information across departments, institutes and disciplines.

March 2017

What works for low back pain?

Dr. Roger ChouThe Paper of the Month for March comes from a team led by Roger Chou, M.D., professor of medicine, OHSU School of Medicine, and is entitled "Systemic Pharmacologic Therapies for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review for an American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline." OHSU contributors to this review, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, include Richard Deyo, M.D., Melissa Weimer, D.O., Rochelle Fu, Ph.D., Tracy Dana, M.L.S., Jessica Griffin, M.S., and Sara Grusing, B.A. The group also published an accompanying piece in the same issue entitled "Nonpharmacologic Therapies for Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review for an American College of Physicians Clinical Practice Guideline" to provide a comprehensive review of non-surgical low back pain therapies. Read more

 

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