Clinical practice guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation in the elderly

Title: Clinical practice guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation in the elderly
Edition: Original
Classification: Standard guideline
Field: Diagnosis and Treatment
Countries and regions: China
Guidelines users: Orthopedics, Rehabilitation, Pain Department, Basic Level Medical Care Worker
Evidence classification method: Grading of Recommendations Assessment Development and Evaluation,GRADE
Development unit: 中华医学会骨科学分会骨科康复学组 中国康复医学会脊柱脊髓专业委员会腰椎研究学组
Registration time: 2021-04-23
Registration number: IPGRP-2021CN098
Purpose of the guideline: Lumbar disc herniation is a common orthopaedic disease. With the coming of aging society,the incidence of lumbar disc herniation in the elderly increases gradually. As a special type of lumbar disc herniation, it is necessary to standardize the diagnosis and treatment procedures of lumbar disc herniation in the elderly. The guidelines will provide a reliable clinical basis for the diagnosis and treatment in lumbar disc herniation in the elderly.