News & Trends traumatology

Appropriate use criteria for care of trauma patients. Guidelines by AAOS.
By PeekMed on January 30, 2020

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons released a series of new clinical practice guidelines and appropriate use criteria to offer guidance on diagnosis and management decisions...

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News & Trends Congress AO

AO Foundation Davos Courses: A great Experience to Learn from the Best
By PeekMed on January 16, 2020

Last month PeekMed® went to Davos, for another edition of AO Davos Courses. The annual Davos Courses are the highlight of the AO Foundation activities. 

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Robotics News & Trends 3d printing

Robotic Surgery: Custom 3D Printed Surgical Instruments for Every Patient
By PeekMed on October 7, 2019

Robotic surgery is a method to perform minimally invasive surgery. The surgeon uses very small tools attached to a robotic arm and controls it through a computer. This method allows for ...

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Surgical Site Infections are Influenced by Operating Room Quality
By PeekMed on September 10, 2019

It is almost inevitable to consider that the rate of surgical site infections are strongly influenced by the operating room quality. The structural features of the facility and its systems...

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rotator-cuff News & Trends

Rotator Cuff Repair: New Procedure to Quicker Return to Sports and Work
By PeekMed on September 9, 2019

Repairing a rotator-cuff is not always an easy task. It can be tricky, especially for those who have failed prior treatment. So, patients who have failed treatment, such as physical therapy...

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News & Trends Radiology

PACS Systems: Everything You Need to Know About them
By João Pedro Ribeiro on September 5, 2019

PACS Systems (picture archiving and communication system) are a medical imaging technology which provides economical storage, retrieval, management, distribution and presentation of medical...

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News & Trends healthcare management

Quality of Healthcare Services: The Effect of Austerity Measures
By PeekMed on August 4, 2019

The European Union member countries have approached the economic and financial crisis differently in 2008. There were only a few that have guided the outcomes of their policy responses.

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News & Trends orthopedic residents

Orthopedic Surgery Resident: Factors Influencing their Choice
By PeekMed on July 25, 2019

Due to a rapidly changing health care system and a growing transparency in the age of outcome reporting, orthopedic surgery resident seem to have quite a list to consider when determining...

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