From the Frontlines to the Home Front: The Crucial Role of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Child Abuse and the Legal System: The Orthopaedic Surgeon's Role in Diagnosis. Sullivan, Christopher M. // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Mar2011, Vol. 469 Issue 3, p768
Background: Orthopaedic surgeons have unique training and experience in diagnosis of fractures, both accidental and nonaccidental. That experience is valuable in identifying physical child abuse and in avoiding false accusations or convictions. Both aspects are important to the welfare of...
- The 50 Most-cited Articles in Orthopaedic Surgery From Mainland China. Jia, Zhiwei; Ding, Fan; Wu, Yaohong; He, Qing; Ruan, Dike // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Jul2015, Vol. 473 Issue 7, p2423
Background: Citation analysis has been widely used to evaluate the impact of articles in medical and surgical specialties. Although China is the most populous country in the world, and although more than 50,000 orthopaedic surgeons practice there, to our knowledge no formal citation analysis of...
- It Is What It Is. Crawford, Alvin H. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2004, Vol. 86-A Issue 10, p2331
Addresses various issues in orthopedic surgery. Primary ethical issues in the discipline; Significance of mentoring in the practice; Advantages of partnering in orthopedic surgery; Factors that should be considered by orthopedic surgeons in dealing with malpractice issues; Error prevention...
- Functional outcome of distal femoral fractures treated by minimally invasive surgery using locking condylar plate. Menon, Rajanish R.; Subramanian V. // Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics;Jan2014, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p22
Background: The management of distal femoral fractures has presented significant challenge to Orthopaedic surgeons. A wide medullary canal, thin cortex and poor bone stock make stable internal fixation in these fractures difficult. Severe soft tissue damage, extensive comminution, intrarticular...
- Correlation between MRI and arthroscopic findings in injuries of knee joint. Manoj M. K.; R. S., Brijesh Ray; Francis, Jose // Kerala Journal of Orthopaedics;Jan2014, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p18
The introduction of MRI led to a revolutionary change in medical diagnosis. The comparison of MRI diagnosis and surgical/clinical findings has always been a challenge for the health professionals especially Orthopedic surgeons. MRI has proven to be accurate for the diagnosis of intra and...
- The Ethics of Sham Surgery in Clinical Orthopaedic Research. Mehta, Samir; Myers, Thomas G.; Lonner, Jess H.; Huffman, G. Russell; Sennett, Brian J. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 7, p1650
The article discusses the ethics of sham surgery in clinical orthopedic research. They provide a foundation for the orthopedic surgeon on the subject of sham surgery as a research tool. The author offers information about the ethical considerations surrounding sham surgery. They have also...
- Clinical guidelines: Beware, what are suggestions will become mandates. Jackson, Douglas W. // Orthopedics Today;Mar2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p4
The author ponders on the possibility that the clinical guidelines issued for orthopedic surgeons could become mandates.
- CARPENTERS. TRACY, MARC // New Republic;2/25/2013, Vol. 244 Issue 2, p9
The article focuses on the use of the term 'carpenters' to describe orthopedic surgeons and discusses if it is a term of condescension or a simplification of a complex occupation.
- Better clinical outcomes seen in patients who had intraoperative pedography. Brockenbrough, Gina // Orthopaedics Today Europe;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p18
This article discusses a study which revealed that surgeons modified their corrections in foot and ankle arthrodeses after using intraoperative pedography during the same procedure.