23rd May 2017, Symposium: Learning From Large-Scale Orthopaedic Databases
What Demographic and Clinical Characteristics Correlate With Expectations With Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis?
19th April 2017, Clinical Research
Pretreatment variables have been shown to be associated with the fulfillment of patient expectations, yet in treating thumb trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis (OA) it remains unclear how patient expectations correlate with the effectiveness of treatment. An increased understanding of the variables that affect patient expectations enables tailored patient education and patient-provider communication.
4th April 2017, Classifications in Brief
What Adverse Events and Injuries Are Cited in Anesthesia Malpractice Claims for Nonspine Orthopaedic Surgery?
2nd March 2017, Symposium: Learning From Large-Scale Orthopaedic Databases
Malpractice claims that arise during the perioperative care of patients receiving orthopaedic procedures will frequently involve both orthopaedic surgeons and anesthesiologists. The Anesthesia Closed Claims database contains anesthesia malpractice claim data that can be used to investigate patient safety events arising during the care of orthopaedic patients and can provide insight into the medicolegal liability shared by the two specialties.