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Case study: How to help your scrub nurse

Firas Arnaout and TF Sibly identify a new technique to help theatre staff recognise instruments during surgery Background: Some operations, such as certain revision joint replacements, are done infrequently, and


Book review: Musculoskeletal Trauma in the Elderly

Authors: Charles Court-Brown , Margaret McQueen , Marc F. Swiontkowski, David Ring , Susan M. Friedman , and Andrew David Duckworth Published: 2016 by CRC Press Trauma in older people aged over 65 is a rapidly growing field


Book review: Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: Getting Started

Author: Jeffrey A. Strakowski Publisher: Demos Medical ASIN: B01FIXDXWK This is the first truly foundational, introductory text designed to help novice practitioners master the fundamentals of musculoskeletal ultrasound. For the new practitioner


Human bones are incredibly resilient, but when things go wrong, replacing them can be a painful process

OPN speaks to Hossein Montazerian, a research assistant at University of British Columbia Okanagan’s School of Engineering. Hossein has identified a new way to model and create artificial bone grafts


Using national audit data to drive greater patient safety and quality of care for joint replacement patients

NJR medical director Martyn Porter outlines how the registry’s data is driving even greater patient safety and quality of care for joint replacement patients Monitoring outcomes is the National Joint


Treatment of neglected Tendo-Achillis tendon rupture – Is the FHL transfer a current gold standard treatment?

Mohammed Salim and Rajiv Limaye discuss the rupture of the largest, strongest and thickest tendon in the human body Introduction The Tendo-Achilles (TA) is the largest, strongest and thickest tendon


Product features by Arthrex

We invite you to learn more about Arthrex and the positive contributions we are making to medicine and the communities we serve.   Ramp Lesion Repair The ramp lesion is


Cavendish Medical – Can you calculate your own annual pension growth?

Simon Bruce, CEO of Cavendish Medical, on complex tax allowances   The calculations for your annual allowance are important and will have an impact on the amount of tax you will


Post arthroscopic pain management: Should concerns over the topical use of local anaesthetics following joint surgery be prompting a move toward alternatives?

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Experts comment on post arthroscopic pain management using TRB Chemedica’s VISCOSEAL® Arthroscopic surgery grants significant benefits to thousands of patients every year. The technique offers less insult to


Event summary of ArthrexLive 2018 in Basingstoke

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE A fantastic mix of UK and international faculty assembled for ArthrexLive in the Ark Conference Centre at the North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke, to share their insight and technical