This summary, including a useful algorithm for the management of patients with gout, focuses on recommendations for modification of lifestyle and risk factors that would normally be addressed during a nurse consultation for a patient with gout.
An easy-to-read summary of NICE's guideline on the assessment and prevention of falls in older people, including a discussion of possible interventions.
A brief guideline on the management of polymyalgia rheumatica. Includes a useful management algorithm.
A brief summary of SIGN's guideline on management of osteoporosis and prevention of fragility fractures, including risk factors and a treatment algorithm.
A clear, concise summary of NICE's guideline on the care and management of osteoarthritis. Features a holistic assessment algorithm and treatment options.
Tools and resources
This competency framework is intended as a practical working document for all nurses, allied health professionals, and doctors working in secondary fracture prevention in any setting.