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An introduction to rheumatology

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  • Overview

Rheumatological conditions can masquerade as acute or chronic musculoskeletal disorders. This creates a challenge for clinicians to correctly diagnose and manage such presentations. The focus of this lecture is on improving knowledge and awareness of detecting and appropriately managing rheumatological conditions.


Dr John Wood is a rheumatologist at the Cairns Hospital where he has a joint appointment with the James Cook University School of Medicine as a Senior Lecturer. He has an interest in research having completed a Clinical Fellowship in Rheumatology at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases in Bath, United Kingdom. Dr Wood is a member of the Royal Australian College of Physicians and is actively involved in the teaching and mentoring of physician trainees


Musculoskeletal National Group

Date of Live Event



CPD Hours

1 Hour


Please note: The content of this Lecture on Demand (LOD) was captured via a recording of a live lecture at the APA premises. Due to the nature of the event and the recording method, this LOD may not have captured some of the questions/comments from live audience. Your purchase of this module indicates your acceptance of this.