Archive for “March, 2015”

AAOS March 24-28: Visit Orrin Franko’s talks about orthopedic apps

AAOS 2015 talks

Orrin Franko, an ambitious, young, tech savvy surgeon who has been one of our ambassadors from the early stage on and who is also the founder of toporthoapps.com, will be holding a couple of talks at this year’s AAOS annual meeting in Las Vegas. If you plan on going don’t miss out his talks in the Electronic Skills Pavilion:

Wednesday, March 25 3.30-4.15 PM and Friday, March 27 2.30-3.15 PM
Hottest NEW Apps for Orthopaedic Surgeons – 2015 Edition

Friday, March 27 1.30-2.15 PM
Open Access Journals in Orthopaedics – Can You Trust Them?

Insights Orthopedics: Top Articles and Videos in Feb’ 15

Please find a selection of the most popular articles and videos:

1. Comparison of ultrasound and electrodiagnostic testing for diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: study using a validated clinical tool as the reference standard, read abstract
2. Associations Between Preoperative Physical Therapy and Post-Acute Care Utilization Patterns and Cost in Total Joint Replacement, read abstract
3. Distal radial fractures in older men: a missed opportunity? Read abstract
4. Is Neutral Mechanical Alignment Normal for All Patients? The Concept of Constitutional Varus, read full text here
5. Dr. Frisella Carpal Tunnel Release, watch here

Insights Veterinary: Free Full Text Access

Insights Veterinary Reviewed Full Text

We have marked all reviewed Journal Club Articles and put them all into our newly created section called “Reviewed Full Text Articles”. In order to access those articles please open the app and go to the Journal Club Must Reads. Then click on the large tile “Reviewed Full Text Articles” and you will have access to all free full text articles that have been discussed by participating Journal Clubs.

Here is also on overview of all articles:

1. Age effects on blood gas, spirometry, airway reactivity, and bronchoalveolar lavage fluid cytology in clinically healthy horses, full text article
2. Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in humans and animals, full text article
3. Factors associated with survival to hospital discharge following endoscopic treatment for synovial sepsis in 214 horses., full text article
4. Comparison of primary vaccination regimes for equine influenza: working towards an evidence-based regime, full text article
5. Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation Provides an Additional Benefit to a Low-Dust Diet in the Management of Horses with Chronic Lower Airway Inflammatory Disease, full text article
6. Repeatability and intra- and inter-observer agreement of cervical vertebral sagittal diameter ratios in horses with neurological disease, full text article
7. Ultrasonographic findings in 38 horses with septic arthritis/tenosynovitis, full text article
8. Rater agreement of visual lameness assessment in horses during lungeing, full text article
9. Disease associated with equine coronavirus infection and high case fatality rate, full text article

Free Full Text Articles on Insights Orthopedics

Reviewed Full Text

Last week we implemented a new section for you that will make reading even more enjoyable on Insights Orthopedics. Just open our app and go to the Journal Club Must Reads. Then click on the large tile “Reviewed Full Text Articles” and you will have access to all free full text articles that have been discussed by participating Journal Clubs.

Please find below a selection of the free full texts:

Rady Children’s Specialists:
1. Examination and intervention for sinos tarsi syndrom, full text link
2. Resident vs. Fellow Surgical Education: Where Should They Learn How to Operate?, full text link
3. Introduction of Surgical Safety Checklists in Ontario, Canada, full text link

Rush Medical Center
1. The patient’s perspective on carpal tunnel surgery related to the type of anesthesia: a prospective cohort study, full text link
2. Arthroscopic Partial Meniscectomy versus Sham Surgery for a Degenerative Meniscal Tear, full text link
3. Surgery versus Physical Therapy for a Meniscal Tear and Osteoarthritis, full text link

Sport Fellows San Diego
1. Descriptive Epidemiology of the Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS) Cohort, full text link
2. The Function of the Human Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Analysis of Single- and Double-Bundle Graft Reconstructions, full text link
3. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Throwing Elbow in the Uninjured, High School−Aged Baseball Pitcher, full text link

Stanford Arthritis Journal Club
1. Does A Kinematically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty Restore Function Without Failure Regardless of Alignment Category?, full text link
2. Is Neutral Mechanical Alignment Normal for All Patients? The Concept of Constitutional Varus, full text link
3. Weight Patterns Before And After Total Joint Arthroplasty And Characteristics Associated With Weight Change, full text link