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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 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.