Musculoskeletal disorders: time for joint action in primary care

Margham, Tom
November 2011
British Journal of General Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 61 Issue 592, p657
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the range of musculoskeletal services outside secondary care environment for musculoskeletal conditions that pose a challenge for general practitioners (GPs). It notes that there is no one-size-fits-all model as each service must be responsive to the identified needs of the population based on local epidemiology and skill-set of clinicians. It cites the need for patients to have confidence that GPs are equipped to manage the burden of musculoskeletal problems on society.


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