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Musculoskeletal medicine (8 points)


Leader: Professor J Murtagh

Clayton First semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: This elective unit includes the following: history and epidemiology, nature of musculoskeletal pain, diagnostic processes including modern investigation techniques, management including pharmacological, physical, electro-mechanical, behavioural and biopsychosocial, spinal manipulation, joint and soft tissue injection techniques, and regional musculoskeletal disorders; neck, lower back, shoulder, elbow, hip and knee.

Assessment: Clinical audit + Written assessment work + Attendance at one weekend workshop

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