Analysis concludes that in-school scoliosis screenings are insufficient in detecting scoliosis.
“The use of the FBT alone in school scoliosis screening is insufficient,” conclude the study’s authors. “We need large, retrospective cohort studies with sufficient follow-up to properly assess the clinical effectiveness of school scoliosis screening.”
www.spinejournal.com – May 1, 2010; 35:1061-71
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