New Australian research has shown that patients with non-serious low back pain are costing hospitals almost $400 million a year for treatment. The figures are derived from an observational study of 12,399 non-serious low back pain episodes of care at three Sydney public hospitals between 2014 and 2019, of whom one third (32%) arrived by ...
Low back pain costs hospitals $15k per admission
By Michael Woodhead
4 Feb 2021