POEM of the Week Podcast

Each week Dr. Mark Ebell, POEMs Editor, joins Dr. Michael Wilkes, NPR correspondent and Vice-Dean of the UC-Davis Medical School, for a five minute discussion about an important recent POEM. The discussion provides additional depth and insight into the issue covered by the POEM synopsis.

Episode 305: Early imaging of backs in older adults

Dr. Ebell and Dr. Wilkes discuss the POEM titled "Early imaging for low back pain in elderly raises costs without improving quality"

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