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CSA practice case: Shoulder pain

As part of Pulse’s new GP trainee section, we have created a new series of CSA practice cases that trainees can download to prepare for the MRCGP exam 

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This case refers to a 58-year-old taxi driver who had surgery when he was 33-years-old because of a duodenal ulcer.

He has had problems with his right shoulder for four weeks which has become increasingly painful and his movement is restricted. He has been taking two 200mg ibuprofen tablets four times a day.  

The practice case can be downloaded here

This practice case is taken from the book ‘Get Through MRCGP: Clinical Skills Assessment, Second Edition’ by Bruno Rushforth, Val Wass, Valerie Wass, Adam Firth, published September 28, 2012 by CRC Press 

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