Pediatrics

Splints favored for kids' forearm buckle fractures

(Medical Xpress)—Among the most common pediatric injuries seen in emergency rooms are fractures that occur when children fall and try to catch themselves with an outstretched hand.

Surgery

Cancer patients under-referred for orthopedic oncology services

There is a disconnect between the number of cancer patients estimated to have bone metastases and the number of patients who are sent for orthopedic care each year, states an article in the Canadian Journal of Surgery (CJS).

Other

Study evaluates industry payments to orthopedic surgeons

An analysis of financial payments made by orthopedic device manufacturers to orthopedic surgeons shows that the patterns of payments from 2007 to 2010 appear to be complex with a reduction in the total number of payments ...

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