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Hands On archives

Series 6 and 7 reports are available as html pages or downloadable PDFs (earlier issues as PDF only). 

Series 7

Polymyalgia rheumatica | Spring 2014 | No 4

Musculoskeletal imaging for GPs | Summer 2013 | No 3

The upper limb in primary care. Part 2: Wrist, hand | Spring 2013 | No 2

The approach to the patient presenting with multiple joint pain | Autumn 2012 | No 1

Series 6

Sport and exercise medicine | Summer 2012 | No 12 plus Information and Exercise Sheet: Ankle sprain

The upper limb in primary care. Part 1: Upper and lower arm, elbow | Spring 2012 | No 11

Osteoarthritis: a modern approach to diagnosis and management | Autumn 2011 | No 10 plus Information and Exercise Sheet: Osteoarthritis

Gout: presentation and management in primary care | Summer 2011 | No 9 

Neck pain: management in primary care | Spring 2011 | No 8 plus Information and Exercise Sheet: Neck pain

Fibromyalgia syndrome: management in primary care | Autumn 2010 | No 7 

An update on DMARDs and biologics | Summer 2010 | No 6 

Spondyloarthritis | Spring 2010 | No 5 

The NICE and BSR guidelines on the management of rheumatoid arthritis | Autumn 2009 | No 4 

Psoriatic arthritis: its presentation and management in primary care | Summer 2009 | No 3 

Lung disease in people with arthritis | Spring 2009 | No 2 

'Growing pains': a practical guide for primary care | Autumn 2008 | No 1 plus Information Sheet: Growing pains: advice for parents and carers

Series 5

pGALS – A screening examination of the musculoskeletal system in school-aged children | June 2008 | No 15 plus pGALS video 

Management of shoulder disorders in primary care | February 2008 | No 14 

Management of back pain in primary care | October 2007 | No 13 plus Information and Exercise Sheet: Back Pain plus exercise videos

Diagnosing inflammatory arthritis | June 2007 | No 12 

Osteoporosis | February 2007 | No 11 

Common foot disorders | October 2006 | No 10 

Connective tissue disease in primary care | June 2006 | No 9 

Management of cardiovascular risk in RA and SLE | February 2006 | No 8 

Hypermobility | October 2005 | No 7 

An exercise in knee pain self-management | June 2005 | No 6 plus Information and Exercise Sheet: Knee Pain

Chronic knee pain in the elderly | February 2005 | No 5 

Anterior knee pain | October 2004 | No 4 

Carpal tunnel syndrome | June 2004 | No 3 

Plantar fasciitis and heel pain | February 2004 | No 2 plus Information and Exercise Sheet: Plantar fasciitis

Polymyalgia rheumatica | September 2003 | No 1 

Series 4 (published as In Practice)

Preventing and managing chronic disability in the rheumatic diseases | May 2003 | No 11 (reviewed August 2005)

A general practice approach to management of chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain and fibromyalgia | January 2003 | No 10 (reviewed June 2005)

Chronic pain: a primary care condition | September 2002 | No 9 (reviewed June 2005)

Prescribing and monitoring of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for inflammatory arthritis | May 2002 | No 8 (reviewed September 2005)

What should be done for the patient with neck pain (x-rays show cervical spondylosis)? | January 2002 | No 7 

The therapeutic scope of modern podiatry | September 2001 | No 6 (reviewed August 2005)

Corticosteroid-induced osteoporosis: prevention and treatment | May 2001 | No 5 (reviewed August 2005)

Osteoarthritis of the knee and hip | January 2001 | No 4 (reviewed August 2005)

Connective tissue diseases and the role of the general practitioner | September 2000 | No 3 (reviewed June 2005)

Shoulder problems in general practice | May 2000 | No 2 (reviewed July 2003)

The relevance of COX-2 specificity | January 2000 | No 1 (reviewed July 2005)

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