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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 osteoporosis
Consultant Dr Terry Aspray answers Dr David Russell’s questions on FRAX and QFracture, and the role of vitamin D.
This module will update you on:
- Investigating patients who have a 'wedge fracture' on an X-ray of their spine
- Using FRAX and the QFracture tool
- Medications associated with osteoporosis
- How to treat osteopaenia
- Vitamin D
Dr Terry Aspray is a consultant in metabolic bone disease at the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and lead for the metabolic bone unit at the Freeman Hospital.
Dr David Russell is a GP in Darlington, County Durham.