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What’s new in musculoskeletal medicine (1.5 CPD hours)



Musculoskeletal medicine GPSI Dr Victoria Tzortziou Brown outlines five key developments that will influence GP practice.
 
Learning objectives


To provide a primary care focused update on new developments in musculoskeletal medicine:
1.    An MHRA Drug Safety Update, alerting us to the link between antidepressants and the risk of fracture
2.    Research making recommendations for Vitamin D intake in older adults
3.    Research indicating that Quinine should not to be used routinely for nocturnal cramps
4.    The publication of NICE guidelines on treating neuropathic pain
5.    A study showing that slow-release NSAIDs are linked to higher risk of GI bleeding
 

Author


Adam Legge