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Challenges in orthopaedics (1.5 CPD hours)

Orthopaedic consultants Mr Jig Patel, Professor Tony Kochhar and Mr Om Lahoti advise on common orthopaedic challenges seen in primary care

ARTICLE ONLY

FULL CPD MODULE

  • Patients presenting with knee injury: assessing which patients’ symptoms will likely resolve spontaneously and which patients should be referred 
  • The efficacy of steroid injections in osteoarthritis, and how often to repeat them
  • How to monitor patients with a metal-on-metal hip replacement, and how to advise new patients who are concerned about the sort of implant they might be given
  • The most reliable ways of detecting possible congenital dislocation of the hip, and which features are less relevant

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