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Nursing Care of a superficial incisional surgical site infection

Location: http://www.internurse.com/cgi-bin/go.pl/library/article.cgi?uid=6844;article=BJN_4_18_1084_1086

Abstract - Nursing care of a superficial incisional surgical site infection (13kb) British Journal of Nursing, Vol. 4, Iss. 18, 12 Oct 1995, pp 1084 - 1086 The factors associated with surgical wound infection are well documented (Kingsley, 1992; Gourlay, 1994; Leaper, 1995), as is the difficulty in identifying surgical wound...
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Subungual Exostosis

Location: http://atlasgeneticsoncology.org/Tumors/SubungExosttX6ID5526.html

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
Subungual exostosis usually presents as a slowly growing, painful mass localized dorsomedially in the distal phalanx, and in contrast to osteochondroma, there is usually no continuity with the underlying cortex.
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Dr Homer Wall DC

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/chiropractor/homer-wall-arvada-co

Dr. Homer Wall is a Chiropractor in Arvada, Colorado.
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Galeazzi Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic111.htm

The Galeazzi fracture-dislocation is an injury pattern involving a radial shaft fracture with associated dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ); the injury disrupts the forearm axis joint.
Synonyms and related keywords: Galeazzi fracture-dislocation, reverse Monteggia fracture, Piedmont fracture, Darrach-Hughston-Milch fracture, fracture of necessity, radial shaft fracture, dislocation of the...
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2011 Socio-economic outcome after blunt orthopaedic trauma

Location: http://www.pssjournal.com/content/5/1/9/abstract

Economic consequences are reported by polytraumatized patients even ten or more years after injury. Financial losses appear to be common in patients between 19 and 50 years. In contrast, social deprivation appears to be most pronounced in the younger age groups. Early socio-economic support and measures of injury prevention should...
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Allergic reactions and Contact Dermatitis of the Foot and Ankle

Location: http://www.thetampapodiatrist.com/document_disorders.cfm?id=105

There are two types of dermatitis caused by substances coming in contact with the skin: primary irritant dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. The primary irritant dermatitis is due to a non-allergic reaction of the skin resulting from exposure to an irritating substance. Allergic contact dermatitis is the allergic sensitization to...
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Metastatic Malignancy with no known Primary Doctors Doctor

Location: http://www.thedoctorsdoctor.com/diseases/metastastic_malignancy_unknown_primary.htm

This condition rarely occurs in patients who have a biopsy proven cancer but no known primary lesion. The oncologist must rely upon the pathologist to use their diagnostic skills to render a likely source which may guide the therapy.
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Determination of skeletal age - Rissers sign

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/age/risser.html

An accurate way to determine the skeletal age of a child is to use an X ray of the left wrist and to compare it with X rays in the Greulich and Pyle atlas. Here a series of X rays showing the development and ossification of the wrist, and hand...
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Orthopaedic Hip Knee Surgeon Adelaide South Australia - Dr. Anthony Spriggins

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

Orthopaedic hip knee surgeon in Australia - Dr. Anthony Spriggins. Being an orthopaedic surgeon, he specializes in Arthroscopy of hip and knee, Joint replacement surgery of both hip and knee, Joint revision replacement surgery, Chondral grafting, Cruciate ligament surgery, Meniscal repair, Osteotomies about the hip and knee, Bone tumour surgery Expert
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Compartment Syndrome Resulting From Tibial Fracture

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/compartment_syndrome_resulting_from_tibial_frx

compartment syndrome following tibia fractures are most common in closed frx (upto 20% of frx) but may also occur following open frx; - cast immobilization may increase pressure; - it remains unclear whether IM nailing will increase or decrease compartment pressures,...
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Puncture of the Shoulder Joint and the Subacromial Bursa Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/puncture_of_shouler_joint_subacromial_bursa

Surface markings and approach to injection of the shoulder joint and/or subacromial bursa
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
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Fracture Dislocations of the Shoulder Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/fracture_dislocations_of_the_shoulder

- frx dislocations may be considered an extension of two, three, and four part fracture classifictions;
- ultimate prognosis depends on the appearance of AVN and nonunion;
- presence of at least one intact tuberosity usually ensures enough blood supply to prevent AVN
Wheeless Textbook...
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Gordon N Holen DO Florida Spine Institute

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/GordonHolen/

Florida Spine Institute strives to be the most recognized leader in comprehensive care, diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal disorders; employing skilled professionals using the most advanced technology for the benefit of patients worldwide. On one campus, we bring together a unique diversified team of board certified medical staff and health...
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Giant Cell Tumor POSNA study guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/giantCellTumor.asp

Objectives
1. Describe symptoms and physical signs associated with giant cell tumor
2. Describe the radiographic features of giant cell tumor
3. Discuss the prognosis of giant cell tumor
4. Discuss initial management of giant cell tumor
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Desmoid Tumor eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/derm/topic778.htm

Desmoid tumors are histologically benign fibrous neoplasms originating from the musculoaponeurotic structures throughout the body. The term desmoid, coined by Muller in 1838, is derived from the Greek word desmos, which means tendonlike. Desmoid tumors often appear as infiltrative, usually well-differentiated, firm overgrowths of fibrous tissue, and they are locally...
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Collateral Ligament Tears

Location: http://www.orthogate.org/patient-education/knee/collateral-ligament-injuries.html

The Collateral Ligaments are commonly injured structures in the knee. These injuries can occur in many ways. The injury usually involves a significant force, such as a fall while skiing or a direct force to the side of the leg. Highly Reputable
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Guy A Lee MD Orthopaedic Specialty Center

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/GuyLee/

The mission of the Orthopaedic Specialty Center is to provide the highest quality care for our patients, provide a challenging and rewarding work environment for our staff, and provide superior business services in support of our patients and physicians. Our goal is to organize our resources to meet these three...
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Cheap and High Quality Hip Resurfacing, Hip Replacement Sugeries

Location: http://www.healthbase.com

Member Ratings: 5 out of 10 stars (2 votes)

Healthbase is a one-stop source for global medical choices, connecting patients to leading hospitals around the world, through a secure, high-tech, information-rich web portal. We help patients seek top quality healthcare in various categories like bariatric, orthopedic, cardiac, spinal, dental, cosmetic, laparoscopic, etc. Our partner hospitals are located in India,...
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Robot Assisted Surgery

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/Pa-St/Robot-Assisted-Surgery.html

Definition Robot-assisted surgery involves the use of a robot under the direction and guidance of a surgeon. Purpose Robot-assisted surgery provides many benefits in the surgical care of patients. Computer-assisted robots provide exact motion and trajectories to minimize the side-effects of surgical intervention. Surgeon-guided robotics allow the surgeon to access patient anatomy with...
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osteoid osteoma CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00297.html

* M:F 2:1, 5 - 25 y/o (90%) (50% 10-20)
* pain at night - prostaglandin E2
* pain responds to salicylates
* tx: surgical excision of nidus, rare spontaneous regression
* location
o metadiaphysis and metapysis of long bones(73%)
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diffuse osteosclerosis - dense bone CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00121.html

mnemonic: "3M PROFS"
M * mets
M * mastocytosis
M * myelofibrosis
P * pyknodysostosis
R * renal osteodystrophy
O * osteopetrosis (Albers-Schoenberg dz)
F * fluorosis
S * sickle cell disease
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Marfan Syndrome OrthoFracs

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/General/MetabolicEndocrineDisorders/Marfans_syndrome.html

Definition
Heterogeneous group of disorders
Inheritable generalized disorder of connective tissue
Common findings of
* Skeletal changes
* Lens dislocation
* Cardiovascular disease
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Clubfoot Main Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/talipes_equinovarus_clubfoot

congenital clubfoot is a structural foot deformity that is present at birth;
- there is in utero malalignment of the talocalcaneal, talonavicular and calcaneocuboid joints;
- articular malalignments are fixed by contracted joint capsules, ligaments, and contracted foot and ankle tendons;
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1995 Preserving Plantar Flexion Strength After Surgical Treatment for Contracture of the Triceps Surae

Location: http://www.musculographics.com/pdf/1995_plantar.pdf

Summary: Contractures of the triceps surae commonly are treated by surgical lengthening of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis or the Achilles tendon. Although these procedures generally relieve contractures, patients sometimes are left with dramatically decreased plantar flexion strength (i.e., decreased capacity to generate plantar flexion moment). The purpose of this study was to examine the trade-off...
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