Links to interesting sites, including ……
The sub-specialty society for orthopaedic surgeons specialising in knee conditions.
The sub-specialty society for orthopaedic sugeons specialising in elbow and shoulder conditions.
A sub-specialty society for surgeons specialising in hip conditions.
The British Orthopaedic Association is a specialist medical society supporting members of the medical profession specialising in orthopaedic conditions.
Visit this website to find details of the Combined Orthopaedic Association meeting in Glasgow September 2010
The James Lind Alliance (JLA) is a non-profit making initiative which was established in 2004. It brings patients, carers and clinicians together in Priority Setting Partnerships (PSPs) to identify and prioritise the Top 10 uncertainties, or ‘unanswered questions’, about the effects of treatments that they agree are most important. The aim of this is to help ensure that those who fund health research are aware of what matters to both patients and clinicians.
This website allows collection of clinically validated outcome assessments for musculoskeletal conditions over the internet. It is accessible to those working within the NHS as part of a commissioned service, and has been developed by an orthopaedic surgeon keen to follow up patient progress over time.
Following appropriate registrations, a patients scores will be visible to their surgeon and their GP, and the patient will be prompted to complete further scores at predetermined time intervals.
It is now being used in Cornwall by the Clinical Commissioners to ensure quality of care and improve the patient pathway.
The NJR is designed to record details of hip and knee operations in England and Wales.Both the NHS and the independent health care sector are included and to be successful the NJR needs to gather information on as many of these operations as possible.
Developed by Heidi Gable, Radiographer and Dr. David Nunn Consultant Anaesthetist.
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
The course is designed to outline:
- normal anatomy and normal variants
- common fractures, including their prevalence and mechanism of injury
- subtle injuries that are often missed radiologically but which are clinically significant
- soft tissue signs in the absence of obvious bony injury
- fracture classification including common eponyms
- risk factors, including potential pathological conditions, which may either predispose to the injury or be an incidental finding
- other associated injuries following initial diagnosis
- radiographic projections to aid the non-radiographer in diagnosis
The RCN represents nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes health policies.
The aim of the Scottish Arthroplasty Project (SAP) is to encourage continual improvement in the quality of care provided to joint replacement surgery ( arthroplasty) patients. This is currently achieved through the auditing of routinely collected SMRO1 national data in Scotland.
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is the professional, educational and trade union body for the country’s 45,000 chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and assistants.
DVD’s giving patient information on THR, TKR and THR & TKR together