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Five minute hand and wrist examination: a video module (0.5 CPD hours)

Consultant orthopaedic hand surgeon Mr Mike Hayton guides you through the examination of four common primary care hand and wrist presentations


This module will guide you through an examination of the hand and wrist in general practice, including:

  • How to perform an reduction grind test to test for thumb-base OA
  • Assessing the patient for carpal tunnel syndrome 
  • Common presentation to look for in De Quervain’s tenosynovitis 
  • The key signs to look and feel for during examination

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