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Other Musculoskeletal medicine modules
Top tips in musculoskeletal care: a video module (1 CPD hour)
Key questions on fibromyalgia (1.5 CPD hours)
Dr Adam Woo on red flags for spinal pathology, managing medications for back pain and screening tools for primary care
Dr Heather Ryan suggests how practices can attract GPs to join as partners during or just after training
Dr Dominique Thompson on diagnostic criteria for anorexia, managing ‘borderline’ cases and investigations in bulimic patients
Key questions on gout
Dr Colin Pease, rheumatology and general medicine consultant, answers questions from GP Dr Mandy Fry on prophylactic treatment, treatment for acute gout and efficacy of dietary modification in reducing the frequency of attacks.
This module brings you the latest in treating gout, including:
- What target level of uric acid to aim for with allopurinol
- When to consider colchicine
- Drugs that precipitate gout
- When to use joint aspiration
Dr Colin Pease is a rheumatology consultant at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.