Technology Assessment and Adoption in Orthopaedics: Lessons Learned
- Technology Assessment and Adoption in Orthopaedics: Lessons Learned. Bozic, Kevin J.; Jacobs, Joshua J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p689
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Jeffrey O. Anglen and Kames N. Wenstein on the benefits of intermedullary nails for the treatment of intetrochanteric hip fractures and another by Mary L. Forte and colleagues on the widespread regional variation...
- Geographic Variation in Device Use for Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures. Forte, Mary L.; Virnig, Beth A.; Kane, Robert L.; Durham, Sara; Bhandari, Mohit; Feldman, Roger; Swiontkowski, Marc F. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p691
Background: Hip fractures in the elderly are a common and costly problem, with intertrochanteric fractures accounting for almost half of these fractures. Most intertrochanteric fractures are treated with either a plate-and-screw device or an intramedullary nail device. We assessed the degree of...
- Nail or Plate Fixation of Intertrochanteric Hip Fractures: Changing Pattern of Practice: A Review of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Database. Anglen, Jeffrey O.; Weinstein, James N. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p700
Background: A new method of fixation for intertrochanteric hip fractures that involves the use of an intramedullary nail that interlocks proximally into the femoral head was introduced in the early 1990s. Anecdotal observation of practice patterns during the Part II (oral) American Board of...
- Yokel Bites the Big Apple. Vickers, Montgomery // Review of Optometry;05/15/2000, Vol. 137 Issue 5, p23
Compares the characteristics of small-town eye doctors and big-city eye doctor based on the experiences of the author in New York, New York. Interest of town doctors toward demonstrations of the diagnostic equipment; Level of participation during forums and conventions; Differences lifestyle...
- Paperless Practice. Kelly, Joyce // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov2001, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p26
Reports on the adoption of an electronic physician practice at the Northwest Diagnostic Clinic in Cedar Park, Texas. Benefits of the approach; Popular application of the technology.
- Otolaryngology in Atlantic Canada: Practitioners' Perspectives. Pelausa, Edilberto O. // Journal of Otolaryngology;Jan/Feb1999, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p31
Objective: A survey was conducted to assess practice conditions in Atlantic Canada for 1996. Method: Otolaryngologists in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland/Labrador with at least 1 year of practice experience in the area were canvassed regarding general work...
- Family doctors: their choice of practice strategy. Bosanquet, Nick; Leese, Brenda // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);9/13/1986, Vol. 293 Issue 6548, p667
Examines the practice decisions of family doctors in the north of England. Influence of economic conditions on practice strategy; Factors affecting primary care innovation; Details on the implementation of primary care professionals standards.
- concierge medicine. MARSHALL, SAMANTHA // Town & Country;Jan2011, Vol. 165 Issue 5638, p102
The article presents information on concierge medical practices.
- THE PLATINUM PRACTICES. // Town & Country;Jan2011, Vol. 165 Issue 5638, p107
The article focuses on some of the concierge-medicine practices of the U.S., including Elite Personal Physician Services, and MD 2.