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Right referral: Musculoskeletal (1 CPD hour)

Consultant rheumatologists Dr Gabrielle Kingsley and Professor David Scott provide tips on referring patients with musculoskeletal problems.

Learning objectives

This module will advise you on when to refer patients with musculoskeletal problems:

  • Managing simple soft-tissue conditions and anterior knee pain
  • Advising patients with recurrent neck and back pain
  • Referring early inflammatory arthritis and polymyalgia rhuematica
  • Referring shoulder problems and fibromyalgia

This module is free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until12th October 2011.


Dr Gabrielle Kingsley is consultant and reader in rheumatology at the department of rheumatology, Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust and King's College London. Professor David Scott is professor of clinical rheumatology at the department of rheumatology, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.

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