Guideline for the Diagnosis and Non-surgical Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy with Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine (2023)

Title: Guideline for the Diagnosis and Non-surgical Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy with Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine (2023)
Edition: Original
Classification: Standard guideline
Field: Diagnosis and Treatment
Countries and regions: China
Guidelines users: This guideline can be used in medical institutions and rehabilitation facilities. End-users of the guideline will be medical practitioners in medical institutions at various levels, including Chinese herbal medicine specialists, practitioners of integrative medicine, orthopedist, acupuncturists, rehabilitation specialist, and therapists.
Evidence classification method: Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation(GRADE)
Development unit: 广东省中医院
Registration time: 2022-06-30
Registration number: IPGRP-2022CN370
Purpose of the guideline: The present guideline aims to inform the clinicians when making diagnosis and decision of non-surgical treatment on cervical spondylotic radiculopathy. Hopefully the guideline will regulate the future clinical practice, thus improving diagnostic accuracy and effects of non-surgical treatment of cervical spondylotic radiculopathy.