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Managing Knee Pain

Managing Knee Pain

Managing Knee Pain

Michael Burke - General Practitioner, Wirral
Michael Burke - General Practitioner, Wirral
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 23 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 02 May 2018

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Description

This session considers the assessment, examination and treatment of knee pain in primary care. The common causes of acute, chronic and referred knee pain will be described. Management of osteoarthritis (including NICE guidelines) and specific advice for athletes will be discussed. This session was reviewed by Richard Stones and last updated in March 2015.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe how to assess and examine knee pain using the ‘look, feel, move’ procedure
• List the different types of knee pain including referred pain, non-knee pain, anterior knee pain and patellofemoral knee pain
• Give advice to athletes and sports people on how to protect and look after their knees
• Describe the ‘RICE’ procedure for treating acute knee injuries in primary care, and consider advising optimal loading
• List the treatments recommended for osteoarthritis
• Identify when to refer patients to secondary care
Michael Burke - General Practitioner, Wirral

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Michael Burke - General Practitioner, Wirral
on behalf of Health Education England

Michael Burke graduated from Leicester University in 1984. He has been a GP in Wirral since 1989. He is a GP trainer, VTS course organiser and has an interest in musculoskeletal medicine.

He is a member for the steering committee for the Primary Care Rheumatology Society and was on the guidelines committee which provided the evidence for the NICE osteoarthritis guidance.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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