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Management of ACL rupture

Management of ACL rupture

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Knowledge

Published

March 26, 2014

Updated

March 26, 2014

Programme Description

This article by Greg Turpin and Dr Mareeni Raymon describes the multidisciplinary approach to the management of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include identifying the presentation and choosing the right management strategy.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Identify patients at high risk of ACL rupture
  • Explain how to test for knee stability
  • Advise patients of the benefits and risks of having surgical treatment or physiotherapy
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Greg Turpin
    Senior physiotherapist
    Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust
    Bournemouth
    Dorset
    United Kingdom

    Dr Mareeni Raymon
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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