Evidence Based Medicine in Orthopedic Surgery, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics - E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 5, 2010 - Medical - 167 pages

Articles include: Definition and Principles, Evidence-Based Orthopaedics: Is it possible? Conflict of Interest and Orthopaedic Publications, SPRINT Trial, Clavicle fractures, Intracapsular femur neck fractures, SPORT trial: Spinal stenosis, Cervical spondylotic myelopathy – anterior vs posterior approaches, Total disc replacement vs Fusion, Flexible constructs for spinal fusion, DVT prophylaxis in adult reconstruction, Hip resurfacing – what is the evidence, Graft selection/type in ACL surgery, LEAP Trial, BESTT Trial, SPORT trial: Lumbar disc herniations,

SPORT trial: Degenerative spondylolisthesis.

 

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Contents

Orthopedic Clinics of North America
xii
EvidenceBased Medicine in Orthopedic Surgery
130
Chapter 1 Principles of EvidenceBased Medicine
131
Is It Possible?
139
Chapter 3 Challenges of Randomized Controlled Surgical Trials
145
An Evidence Based Review
157
Quid Est Testimonium?
167
Chapter 6 Contemporary Management of Symptomatic Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
183
An EvidenceBased Review
203
Chapter 9 Contemporary Management of Symptomatic Lumbar Disc Herniations
217
SlingSwathe or Open Reduction and Internal Fixation?
225
Chapter 11 Lower Extremity Assessment Project LEAP The Best Available Evidence on LimbThreatening Lower Extremity Trauma
233
Chapter 12 A Critical Appraisal of the SPRINT Trial
241
A Level I Systematic Review Comparing Failure Rates and Functional Outcomes
249
A Review of the Evidence for Surgical Technique Outcome and Complications
263
Chapter 15 DVT Prophylaxis in Total Joint Reconstruction
273

A Review of the Evidence
193
Index
281

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