Thursday, February 22, 1996
Guest Speaker William Bennett on Friday
Guest Speaker Ricardo Martinex, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, on Saturday
Guest Speaker Rep. Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) on Friday
Academy president urges unity of musculoskeletal providers
James W. Strickland, MD, Academy president, tells what the goals
are for an
'external summit' of musculoskeletal providers and answers other
about the future of the Academy and specialty of orthopaedic surgery.
Work begins on work force computer program
The Rand Corp. has started work on an orthopaedic work force study
and supporting data system that will assess market demand and public
health needs for orthopaedic services currently and in the future. The project
was recommended by the Academy's Task Force to Study the Orthopaedic
Workforce, chaired by 1995 Academy President Bernard F. Morrey, MD.
ORS president expresses optimism about future of orthopaedic research orthopaedic research
Board of Directors gives go-ahead to data collection programs
Marshall R. Urist, MD, pioneer in the research in tissue morphogenetic
proteins, was honored by the Orthopaedic Research Society Tuesday.
Mattresses and sleep play role in low back pain
A survey of the membership of the Atlanta Orthopaedic Association
found most believe that mattresses play an important role in the
management of low back pain, with a firm, but not hard, mattress
most frequently recommended.
New approach for leg fracture repair
A new lateral parapatellar approach for nail insertion prevents
development postoperatively of malalignment in the coronal plane
(valgus deformity), according to a study of intramedullary nailing
of fractures of the proximal tibia.
Study finds improved functional outcomes after ACL surgery
Scientific exhibit highlights innovations in virtual reality
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