Musculoskeletal and joints

musculoskeletal and joints

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BSR gout guideline


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.

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NICE falls in older people guideline


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.

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EULAR/ACR polymyalgia rheumatica guideline

2016-03-29T00:00:00+01:00By European League Against Rheumatism American College of Rheumatology

A brief guideline on the management of polymyalgia rheumatica. Includes a useful management algorithm.

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SIGN osteoporosis guideline


A brief summary of SIGN's guideline on management of osteoporosis and prevention of fragility fractures, including risk factors and a treatment algorithm.

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NICE osteoarthritis guideline


A clear, concise summary of NICE's guideline on the care and management of osteoarthritis. Features a holistic assessment algorithm and treatment options.

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Tools and resources

Bone fracture v2

Competency framework for fracture prevention practitioners


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.