What do medical students need to know about pediatric musculoskeletal (pMSK) medicine? Defining the learning outcomes

@inproceedings{Jandial2012WhatDM,
  title={What do medical students need to know about pediatric musculoskeletal (pMSK) medicine? Defining the learning outcomes},
  author={Sharmila Jandial and Jane Stewart and Lesley J Kay and Helen Elisabeth Foster},
  booktitle={Pediatric Rheumatology},
  year={2012}
}
Purpose Musculoskeletal problems in childhood are common, presenting to both primary care and hospital specialities. However doctors involved in the care of children report poor confidence in their pMSK clinical skills; pMSK education is infrequently included in current medical school teaching within the UK and US. The development of the pediatric Gait, Arms, Legs and Spine MSK screening examination (pGALS) aimed at medical students is an important step to improving pMSK clinical skills but… CONTINUE READING

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