Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Steven Cutts discusses lateral epicondylitis, also known as tennis elbow, with learning points for GPs and healthcare professionals on management options, including pharmacological treatments, physiotherapy and surgery.
After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
Identify lateral epicondylitis
Advise patients on whether steroid injection or surgery would be of benefit
Advise patients about the likelihood of resolution of the condition
Activity author Mr Steven Cutts Consultant orthopaedic surgeon James Paget Hospital Norfolk United Kingdom
Test author Dr Ravi Ramanathan GP London United Kingdom
This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour 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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A computer with an internet connection
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