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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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Pre-operative Planning in Orthopedic Trauma: The Benefits for Surgeons
By João Pedro Ribeiro on August 20, 2019

Preoperative planning has become a critical stage of surgical procedures in every medical field. For most orthopedic surgeons, pre operative tracing of fractures and the use of acetate...

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Pediatric tibial shaft fractures: the relation between external and internal fixation
By PeekMed on March 22, 2018

Tibial shaft fractures are mostly due to falls during recreational activities. They can be treated conservatively by cast immobilization with excellent outcomes, including four to six weeks...

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The truth behind the falls of RA patients
By PeekMed on September 21, 2017

According to recent findings, falls might be a problem that has no correlation with the characteristics of the foot and ankle for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, independent of previous...

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Extreme Sports Injuries: A list for Orthopedic Surgeons
By PeekMed on June 29, 2017

Extreme sports usually involve high-risk elements, such as high speed, height, real or perceived danger, a high level of physical exertion, spectacular stunts and, in a worst-case scenario,...

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