Don’t guess—test for your patient’s level of distress

By Annie Hayashi

Award-winning study compares physicians’ clinical instincts to patient questionnaire

“Psychological distress has been shown to be a predictor for poor outcomes in spinal surgery,” said Michael D. Daubs, MD, at the recent meeting of the North American Spine Society (NASS).

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