190729 - Psoriatic arthritis: the joint and beyond
This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.Relevance to General Practice
- In psoriatic arthritis, inflammation goes beyond the joint: enthesitis and dactylitis are hallmarks of the disease; extra-articular features, including inflammatory eye and bowel disease, are common.
- Early recognition and treatment is important to prevent progressive joint damage and disability.
-Screening for comorbidities is also important, especially cardiovascular risk factors.
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
Diagnosis and management is evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
The patterns and prevalence of disease are incorporated into screening and management practices
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
Quality and safety is enhanced through the effective use of information systems
- Adult health
- Eye medicine
- Musculoskeletal and sports medicine