Elspeth Mary Wise

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OBJECTIVE To assess self-rated confidence in pediatric musculoskeletal (pMSK) clinical assessment in trainees and experienced doctors in primary care and selected secondary care specialties to whom children with MSK problems are likely to present. STUDY DESIGN Attendees at programmed postgraduate teaching sessions within a health care region of the United(More)
Musculoskeletal conditions are common in general practice, but clinicians express poor self confidence in dealing with them. Training in general practice relies on clinical exposure to a range of presentations in order to gain competence. It has been suggested that trainees are exposed to a different case mix from qualified general practices (GPs), due to(More)
BACKGROUND Paediatric musculoskeletal (pMSK) disorders are common in clinical practice, but training in their recognition and management is suboptimal at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Exposure to pMSK conditions is variable in GP training, and there is no standardised curriculum for what GPs should know about pMSK medicine. AIM To attain(More)
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