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orthopaedics

(US), orthopedics
1. the branch of surgery concerned with disorders of the spine and joints and the repair of deformities of these parts
2. dental orthopaedics another name for orthodontics
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Perry's account begins by tracing the attempts of orthopedists to professionalize their discipline in the pre-war period, and reveals the opportunistic ways that these medical men were able to establish their practice as a specialty through their pioneering treatment of injured soldiers during the war.
With the high investment in time required to be a full-time orthopedic surgeon, it is no surprise that burnout is reported by 45 percent of all orthopedists. The issue is multifactorial and includes the impact of U.S.
A total of 2,887 orthopedists and 7,747 primary care physicians fell into this category, and we excluded episodes with these doctors.
Editor's note: Reasons given for recommending supplements to patients were dependent upon the physician's specialty, including the recommendation of cholesterol-reducing supplements by cardiologists and bone-building nutrients by orthopedists.
Accordingly, orthopedists around the world have begun preferring the fixator.
Overall health and wellness was the top reason these physicians reported for taking supplements, including 32% of cardiologists, 42% of dermatologists and 43% of orthopedists. Heart health was mentioned by more than a quarter of cardiologists and orthopedists, while bone health was mentioned by about a quarter of orthopedists and dermatologists.
ASSESSMENT: "Curbside Consultation in Fracture Management: 49 Clinical Questions" offering practical, brief, evidence based answers to frequently asked questions especially those have been often left controversial related with the treatment of fractures of upper and lower extremity, pelvic fractures is a useful resource mainly for residents, fellows and junior orthopedists. Casual format that mimics a "curbside" dialog of colleagues and also the rich illustrations by images and diagrams makes the advanced knowledge in the text easier to understand and learn.
Orthopedists commonly find traumatic articular cartilage defects at the time of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.
LOS ANGELES -- Osteoporosis care improves when orthopedists refer fracture patients directly to rheumatologists, instead of leaving management to the patients' primary care physicians, Dr.
Though one study played down the health risk to those wearing heavy backpacks, orthopedists recommend that the bags weigh no more than 15 percent of the carrier's weight (15 pounds for a 100-pound person).
More than 70% of orthopedists surveyed indicated that heavy backpacks can become a clinical problem in school-age children if not enough attention is made to decrease some of the weight being carried in them.
The HTT Robotics Massage Recliner by Lane Furniture and Interactive Health promises a massage so thorough that the chair has been endorsed by the American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists.