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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 Jessica Garner, clinical fellow in obstetrics and gynaecology and Miss Maryam Parisaei, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, on investigating rash in pregnant women, managing chicken pox in pregnancy and travel advice for zika virus.
Dr John Dean, consultant cardiologist, on identifying patients with AF, personalised care and manging patients who are persistently unwell despite treatment
Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Mr Ramu Muniraju with cases on posterior vitreous detachment, diabetic retinopathy and when to refer urgently 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.