Musculoskeletal complaints account for approximately 10-20% of all visits to family physicians. Evidence suggests that there is little instruction provided in medical school, and inadequate instruction in family medicine residencies for future practice. This article reviews historical and current evidence regarding musculoskeletal medicine in medical education. The lack of studies evaluating the quality of musculoskeletal medical care delivered by family physicians needs to be addressed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Quality in Primary Care|
|State||Published - Oct 29 2003|
- Education medical
- Family practice
- Musculoskeletal system