Back pain: a National Health Priority Area in Australia?

Andrew M Briggs and Rachelle Buchbinder
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (9): 499-502.
  • Andrew M Briggs1
  • Rachelle Buchbinder2,3

  • 1 School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA.
  • 2 Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, Cabrini Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.


Andrew Briggs is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) postdoctoral fellowship and Rachelle Buchbinder is supported in part by an NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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