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GALS Screen

The Gait Arms Legs Spine exam is a screening test for rheumatological disease.

It is advisable to do it in the order: Questions, Gait, Arms, Spine, Legs. The first three can be performed with the patient standing, and examination of the legs whilst the patient is on the couch.

Note that there are different versions of the GALS screen, it is worth finding out which version your medical school recommends.

The Routine

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Gait

Arms

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Legs

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