pGALS (paediatric Gait, Arms, Legs, Spine) is simple approach to musculoskeletal assessment.
pREMS (paediatric Regional Examination of the Musculoskeletal System) is a detailed examination of each joint, based on ‘look, feel, move, function’.
The following is a list of resources.
The pGALS assessment: a publication to describe pGALS.
Demonstration of pGALS (video - short version and extended version).
pGALS checklist (text) and pGALS components (graphic) and pGALS components (images).
pGALS Translations (languages).
pGALS 'Record your Findings' (proforma).
pGALS abnormalities: some examples.
pGALS practical tips for clinical practice and teaching.
pGALS App (with many language translations) Google Play or Apple.
V-pGALS - a modified version of pGALS for use in Telehealth / remote consultations - this section also includes link to a live demonstration of V-pGALS.
Practical tips for consultations and clinical examination in Telehealth / remote consultations.
Recording your clinical consultations (with joint count / pain scales / clinical assessment).
pREMS video demonstrations for each joint.
pREMS - 'Record your Findings' proforma.
A further demonstration of pGALS and pREMS being used together in a child with joint contractures is also available.
pGALS e-module - a case based interpretation of pGALS in clinical practice. E-modules are available Newcastle University Short Online Courses.
pGALS revision guide from GeekyMedics.
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