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Non-musculoskeletal complications of orthopaedic conditions and procedures.
[OCOSH Code: Q000150 116223007 NMC]

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Fat Embolism Syndrome (13)
Post traumatic and post-operative manifestations of Fat Embolism Syndrome FES. Blocking of a blood vessel by fat deposits in the circulation. It is often seen after fractures of large bones or after administration of cortisone.
MeSH Term Search "Embolism, Fat"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code T79.1 Fat embolism (traumatic)
SNOMED-CT Term Fat embolism (disorder) Concept ID: 212372004
OCOSH Code: D004620 212372004 T79.1 NMC_FES
Fracture Blisters (4)
Skin blisters (bullae) complicating the management of fractures
MeSH Search Term "Blister"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code T14.0 Superficial injury of unspecified body region
SNOMED-CT Term Fracture blister (disorder) Concept ID: 282013001
OCOSH Code: D001768 282013001 T14.0 NMC_FB
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (8)
Psychological and behavioral consequences of trauma and related stress (PTSD). A class of traumatic stress disorders with symptoms that last more than one month. There are various forms of post-traumatic stress disorder, depending on the time of onset and the duration of these stress symptoms. In the acute form, the duration of the symptoms is between 1 to 3 months. In the chronic form, symptoms last more than 3 months. With delayed onset, symptoms develop more than 6 months after the traumatic event.
MeSH Search Term "Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code F43.1 Post-traumatic stress disorder
SNOMED-CT Term Posttraumatic stress disorder (disorder) Concept ID: 47505003
Synonyms - Posttraumatic stress disorder
Traumatic neurosis
PTSD - Post-traumatic stress disorder
Post-traumatic stress syndrome
Post-traumatic stress disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder (disorder)
OCOSH Code: D013313 47505003 F43.1 NMC_PTSD
Venous Thromboembolism (14)
Internet resources relating to Venous Thrombolembolism (VTE) after orthopaedic procedures or trauma
MeSH Search Term "Venous Thromboembolism"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code I80 Phlebitis and thrombophlebitis and I26 Pulmonary Embolism
SNOMED-CT Term Thromboembolism of vein (disorder) Concept ID: 429098002
Synonyms - Thromboembolism of vein (disorder)
Thromboembolism of vein
Venous thromboembolic disease
OCOSH Code: D054556 429098002 I80 NMC_VTE


Can the surgical checklist reduce the risk of wrong site surgery in orthopaedics Open Access


Discussion Orthopaedic surgery is a high volume specialty with major technical complexity in terms of equipment demands and staff training and familiarity. There is therefore an increased propensity for errors to occur. Wrong-site surgery still occurs in this specialty and is a potentially devastating situation for both the patient and surgeon....

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