Limping Pediatric Diagnosis

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Learning Objectives

1. Counsel parents on developmental milestones to evaluate in their children.

2. Conduct a thorough musculoskeletal exam on pediatric patients using effective tools such as the “pGALS” test.

3. Compare the generation of a limp resulting from injuries, joint disease, genetic abnormalities, unusual growth, or overweight/obesity.  

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018

Joseph P. Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018
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