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Nau mai, haere mai! This wiki is primarily for Musculoskeletal Medicine training in New Zealand, but also aims to be useful for GPs. It is not designed for patients. We launched in June 2020 and have 141 articles, and 459 files.. See the brief for further information about the website. Click on a body region on the skeleton to get started.
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Note:login required first for training portal, restricted to trainees and fellows.
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You don't need an account to view the majority of the content. Editing and creating is restricted to account holders.
Account Eligibility: If you want to help edit or create articles you must be a Musculoskeletal Medicine registrar, fellow, or other NZAMM member or AAMM member (e.g. GP or other specialist NZAMM member). Please contact Jeremy if you are eligible and would like an account.
See the User Guide for help, or just give it a go and create a new article, it is very easy to tidy things up later.
News
30/4/21: WikiMSK has been upgraded to version 1.35 of MediaWiki. MediaWiki is the software used to run the website, the same software used by Wikipedia and countless other wikis. Other than security updates, the big news with this version is that WikiMSK now has Visual Editor. This is a "visual" way of editing articles and is far more user friendly than the older complex annotation system. You can read how to use it here. The older editor is still available to use for more granular editing control.
Featured Article
The term dermatome generally refers to an area of skin innervated by a particular neural element, specifically nerve root, dorsal root ganglion or spinal segment. These are distinct from the cutaneous nerve distributions. Dermatomes are dynamic, and can expand and shrink, and vary depending on the precise structure being tested and the method of testing. Read More...
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