GP placement student toolkit

Publication date:
07 October 2021
Date range:

Preparing for placement

Know you anatomy:

  • Peripheral joints and the spine

Taking history:

  • HPC- History of Presenting Condition

  • PC- Presenting Condition

  • PMH- Past Medical History

  • SH- Social History

  • DH- Drug History

Objective assessment:

  • observation
  • ROM - Range of movement

  • Special tests

Red flags:

  • General, cervical, lumbar

Treatment models:

  • Exercise. heat, cold, manual handling, kinesio tape,ultrasound, and acupuncture