Lorraine Friel

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OBJECTIVES There is a need to improve competence of musculoskeletal system (MSS) examination in medical students and junior doctors. Peer-assisted learning (PAL) is a technique whereby students learn from and with each other. This study aimed to determine whether PAL can be integrated into standard undergraduate medical curricula to improve MSS examination(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effectiveness of multidisciplinary foot-care, and to evaluate the methodological considerations of a trial of multidisciplinary care in juvenile idiopathic arthritis. DESIGN Exploratory randomised controlled trial. SUBJECTS/PATIENTS Children/adolescents with juvenile idio-pathic arthritis and inflammatory joint disease(More)
BACKGROUND Foot and ankle problems are a common but relatively neglected manifestation of juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Studies of medical and non-medical interventions have shown that clinical outcome measures can be improved. However existing data has been drawn from small non-randomised clinical studies of single interventions that appear to(More)
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