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International Collaboration of Orthopaedic Nurses

Location: http://www.orthopaedicnursing.org/

Over the last century or more Orthopaedic Nuring has become a well developed and highly specialised area of nursing. Orthoapaedic Nurses provide specialised holistic care to individuals, alongside their families, with musculo-skeletal problems, injuries and conditions. Orthopaedic nurses provide care from the cradle to the grave in all settings...
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Queensland Orthopaedic Nurses Special Interest Group

Location: http://www.qonsig.org/

Objectives -
To be a resource group for advice and education in matters relating to orthopaedics and orthopaedic nurses
to promote the interests and activities of orthopaedic nurses
to identify issues of concern to orthopaedic nurses and to take action as necessary.
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NAON National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

Location: http://www.orthonurse.org/

The mission of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses is to advance the quality of musculoskeletal health care by promoting excellence in research, education, and nursing practice.
The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses promotes a culture of professional collaboration developed through trust, respect, integrity and passion for the specialty of orthopaedics.
The...
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New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Association

Location: http://www.nzona.org/

NZONA is an organisation of concerned nurses and other health professionals who are involved in the field of orthopaedics. The New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses' Association (NZONA) believes that nurses who provide care to individuals with neuromuscular and skeletal disorders require a specific body of knowledge to deliver the highest standard of...
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Orthopaedic Outliers

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=15910821&dopt=Abstract

The practice of out-lying patients is dangerous: a multicentre comparison study of nursing care provided for trauma patients. (Injury. 2005 Jun;36(6):710-3. Epub 2005 Mar 24.) Pressure for acute hospital beds is a national problem with many acute trauma patients being admitted to non-trauma wards. This prospective multicentre questionnaire study of 220...
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Irish Nurses Organization Orthopaedic Section

Location: http://www.ino.ie/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabID=6111

The Irish Orthopaedic Nurses Section was established to provide a forum for orthopaedic nurses to network, to exchange practice information and to promote education events relevant to this specialist area.
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Canadian Orthopaedic Nurses Association CONA

Location: http://www.cona-nurse.org

The Canadian Orthopaedic Nurses Association believes that nurses who provide care to individuals with neuromuscular and skeletal disorders require a specific body of knowledge and skills to deliver the highest standard of care. We believe that this knowledge is acquired, maintained and advanced through basic knowledge, continuing education, practice and research.
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Association of Maltese Orthopaedic Nurses (AMON)

Location: http://www.amon-nurse.com

Welcome to the Official Website of the Association of Maltese Orthopaedic Nurses
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Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board

Location: http://www.oncb.org/

Certification --"why or why not?"--is a question that many orthopaedic nurses consider. The benefits of certification include a promotion of quality patient care, an elevation of the standards of orthopaedic nursing practice, and an increase of self-esteem and personal satisfaction. The life-long learning process of nursing is enhanced with the...
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Australian Orthopaedic Nurses Association

Location: http://www.aona.com.au/

AONA Objectives Promoting the recognition of Orthopaedic Nursing as a professional specialty. Encouraging the exchange and dissemination of knowledge, skills and issues in the field of Orthopaedic Nursing. Providing a forum of continuing education by means of written data, lectures and seminars. Encouraging the highest standards of patient care in the realm of Orthopaedic...
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Australian New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Association

Location: http://www.anzona.net/

ANZONA is an international organisation that was set up by local Orthopaedic Nursing associations throughout New Zealand and Australia. ANZONA hosts regular conferences and serves as a great way for Orthopaedic nurses throughout Australia and New Zealand to learn about the latest developments in Orthopaedics and as an excellent way...
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Pediatric Upper Extremity Fractures

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=677419

Broken Bones Common Pediatric Upper Extremity Fractures-Part II (Nursing Center CE) Nurses are often one of the first healthcare providers to assess a child with a fracture. Although basic fracture care and principles are used, nurses caring for these young patients must also have a good understanding of normal bone growth...
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Orthopaedic Nursing

Location: http://www.orthopaedicnursing.com

Official Journal of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Orthopaedic Nursing, an international journal providing continuing education for orthopaedic nurses, focuses on a wide variety of clinical settings - hospital unit, physician's office, ambulatory care centers, emergency room, operating room, rehabilitation facility, community service programs, the client's home, and...
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Medscape Nurses

Location: http://www.medscape.com/nurses

Online articles and news relating to nursing in general. There are specific resources relating to orthopaedic nursing also.
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South Australia Orthopaedic Nurses

Location: http://www.saon.org

SAON is an association advancing the quality of Orthopaedic health care provided to the community and promoting orthopaedic nursing as a specialty. We have regular meetings for members where the latest developments in Orthopaedic nursing are presented.
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Orthopaedic Nurses Association of Western Australia

Location: http://www.ona.asn.au/

Orthopaedic care may take place in the home, clinic, community, acute care ward, long term facility or hospice, or anywhere else that care is needed. The success of orthopaedic care is in the team approach, the recognition of the skills and limitations of each member and acceptance of the client/patient...
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2010 Shortage of Nurses Means Death After Hip Fracture Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/718859

Report of presentation to the AAOS Annual Meeting 2010.
Low nurse staffing levels are associated with increased mortality among elderly patients admitted to hospital with hip fractures, new research suggests.
In a retrospective cohort study presented at the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2010 Annual Meeting, the risk for death among elderly...
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Judy Silverman MD San Francisco CA 94117

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/physiatrist-physical-medicine-and-rehabilitation/judy-silverman-s ...

Since 1982, St. Mary's Spine Center has provided patients with the highest quality care available. We take pride in our experience as the oldest continuously operating multidisciplinary spine center in the western United States.
Today, we maintain our reputation as San Francisco's premier Spine Center by incorporating the latest innovations into...
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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/466834

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a group of genetic connective tissue disorders that affects approximately 1 in 5,000 live births, including males and females of all racial and ethnic groups. The main characteristics of EDS are skin hyperextensibility, tissue fragility, and joint hypermobility. Diagnosis of EDS is often difficult due to...
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Do your patients understand

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=613149

Do Your Patients Understand? Determining Your Patients' Health Literacy Skills (Nursing Center CE)
This article provides specific information on health literacy assessment tools and the skills needed by nurses to use these tools. Each nurse must decide what tools will work for his or her patients, so that in the end,...
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Charles Slack MD Illinois Bone and Joint Institute

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/orthopedic-surgeon/charles-slack-chicago-il

The physicians of the Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI) specialize in the treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. All our physicians employ the latest techniques and advanced technologies. Many of our physicians and nurses are actively involved in research, the development of improved orthopaedic devices and training of allied health professionals....
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Experience with physician assistants in a Canadian arthroplasty program

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-53/issue_2/pdf/pg103.pdf

In this study, PAs “saved” their supervising physician about 204 hours per year; this time can be used for other clinical, administrative or research duties. Physician assistants are regarded as important members of the health care team by surgeons, nurses, orthopedic residents and patients. When we compared the billing costs with those that would...
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Spinal Surgery Patient Care

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=616205

Care of the patient experiencing spinal surgery requires clear understanding of the normal anatomy, physiology, and functioning of the spine, as well as the effect of back pain and disability on human responses. Nurses must consider key assessments and interventions preoperatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively to provide holistic care and recognize...
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Changing paradigm for the treatment of clubfeet

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=543253

2005 National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses Volume 24(1), January/February 2005, p 25–30 Shawne Faulks, MSN, RN, CNS , Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, Texas. Brenda Luther, MS, RN , Shriners Hospitals for Children, Salt Lake City, Utah. Clubfoot is one of the most common pediatric orthopaedic conditions. Until recently, surgical...
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