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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 Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
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.