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Guia de Transfusión

Última actualización 5/05/16Os mostramos un tríptico resumen de Transfusión de Hemoderivados según las recomendaciones de la Sociedad Española de Transfusión Sanguínea (cedido por el Servicio de Hematología del Hospital Comarcal de Monforte de Lemos) Tríptico Guía Transfusión

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Early Weight Bearing After Lower Extremity Fractures in Adults

Última actualización 9/12/13Erik N. Kubiak J Am Acad Orthop Surg December 2013 vol. 21 no. 12 Abstract Weight-bearing protocols should optimize fracture healing while avoiding fracture displacement or implant failure. Biomechanical and animal studies indicate that early loading is beneficial, but high-quality clinical studies comparing weight-bearing protocols after lower extremity …

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Objective Structured Clinical Examinations: A Guide to Development and Implementation in Orthopaedic Residency

Última actualización 28/10/13Donna Phillips, Abstract Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) have been used extensively in medical schools and residency programs to evaluate various skills, including the six core competencies outlined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Orthopaedic surgery residency programs will be required by the ACGME to …

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Transabdominal Gunshot Wounds of the Hip and Pelvis

Última actualización 20/05/13Anna N. Miller, MD, Abstract Transabdominal gunshot wounds (GSWs) of the hip and pelvis are those that traverse the gastrointestinal system before entering the pelvis and/or hip. These injuries may be contaminated by bowel contents. Some require urgent surgical intervention; others can be managed nonsurgically. A primary survey …

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Obesity and Osteoarthritis: More Than Just Wear and Tear

Última actualización 1/04/13Ryan C. Koonce J Am Acad Orthop Surg March 2013 vol. 21 no. 3 Abstract A link has been established between obesity and osteoarthritis (OA), but the precise relationship has yet to be defined. OA has a multifactorial etiology, and obesity is consistently identified as an independent and …

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Management of Extra-articular Fractures of the Distal Tibia: Intramedullary Nailing Versus Plate Fixation

Última actualización 12/11/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg November 2012 ; 20 Chris Casstevens Abstract Intramedullary nailing and plate fixation represent two viable approaches to internal fixation of extra-articular fractures of the distal tibia. Although both techniques have demonstrated success in maintaining reduction and promoting stable union, they possess distinct advantages …

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Musculoskeletal Care of the Hemophiliac Patient

Última actualización 3/09/12J Am Acad Orthop Surg. September 2012 ; 20 (9) Kelly L. Vanderhave, MD, Michelle S. Caird, MD, Mark Hake, MD, Robert N. Hensinger, MD, Andrew G. Urquhart, MD, Selina Silva, MD and Frances A. Farley, MD Abstract Hemophilia is caused by a deficiency of clotting factor VIII …

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