TITLE

On Rise and Decline

AUTHOR(S)
Sarmiento, Augusto
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 11, p2740
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the past and present condition of orthopaedic practice in the U.S. He tackled the rise and decline of orthopaedics which had been influenced by several factors. He mentioned that the technological explosion in the 1960s has changed the face of orthopaedic surgery while the decline of orthopaedic profession was caused by the relaxed attitude and lack of regulation in facing the global economic crisis of 2008 to 2009.
ACCESSION #
45351674

 

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