On Rise and Decline

Sarmiento, Augusto
November 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 11, p2740
Academic Journal
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.


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