Category list : Musculoskeletal
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An acute orthopaedic ward in Nottingham has reduced falls, pressure ulcers and complaints using enhanced supervision and #EndPJparalysis. This article explains how staff are keeping patients physically mobile and socially engaged
More patients that have experienced a “fragility” fracture need access to secondary prevention through services driven by specialist fracture liaison nurses, according to a new audit.
Bones and skeletal muscles undergo a gradual age-related degeneration that accelerates frailty and makes older people more prone to sarcopenia, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and falls
Using a CBT approach to manage low back painSubscription
Low back pain is a major cause of disability and a financial burden on healthcare. A training programme was developed to treat it with a cognitive behavioural approach
‘Summer internship scheme will ‘set you apart’ from other graduates’
Phlegmasia cerulea dolensSubscription
This patient was diagnosed with phlegmasia cerulea dolens (PCD), a condition caused by acute massive venous thrombosis.
“Strong legs ‘help the brain resist the effects of ageing’,’’ the Mail Online reports.
“Could a vaccine replace the need for daily statins?” asks the Mail Online.
A rare pediatric conditionSubscription
Autonomic dysreflexia in spinal cord injurySubscription
Autonomic dysreflexia often goes unrecognised in patients with spinal cord injury. Health professionals must be able to recognise when patients are at risk