Orthopaedic Equipment (Subscribe)


Canes (0)
Internet information relating to the orthopaedic use of canes, walking sticks
MeSH Search Term "Canes"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Z46.7
SNOMED-CT Term Cane, device (physical object) Concept ID: 87405001
Crutches (0)
Internet resources relating to Crutches
MeSH Search Term "Crutches"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Z46.7
SNOMED-CT Term Crutches (physical object) Concept ID: 363753007
Orthopaedic Fixation Devices (17)
Internet resources relating to Orthopaedic Fixation Devices
MeSH Search Term "Orthopedic Fixation Devices"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Z46.7
SNOMED-CT Term Orthopedic device (physical object) Concept ID: 16349000
Orthotic Devices (8)
Internet resources relating to Orthotic Devices. Apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of movable parts of the body.
MeSH Search Term "Orthotic Devices"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Z46.7
SNOMED-CT Term Orthotic device (physical object) Concept ID: 224898003
Prosthetics (4)
Internet resources relating to artificial limbs. Prosthetic replacements for arms, legs, and parts thereof.
MeSH Search Term "Artificial Limbs"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Z44 Fitting and adjustment of external prosthetic device
SNOMED-CT Term Limb prosthesis, device (physical object) Concept ID: 74444006
Synonyms - Limb prosthesis
Limb prosthesis, device (physical object)
AL - Artificial limb
Limb prosthesis, device
Walkers (0)
Internet resources relating to Walkers and other walking aids. Walking aids generally having two hand-grips and four legs.
MeSH Search Term "Walkers"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Z46.7
SNOMED-CT Term Walking frame (physical object) Concept ID: 266731002


Origins of eponymous orthopaedic equipment CORR Open Access

Background Orthopaedists make great use of eponymous equipment, however the origins of these tools are unknown to many users. This history enriches, enlightens, and enhances surgical education, and may inspire modern innovation.
Methods We describe selected pieces of equipment named for their inventors and in the broadest use by modern orthopaedists. These include Esmarch Bandage, Thomas Splint, Unna Boot, Velpeau Sling, Bier Block, Penrose Drain, Steinman Pin, Kirschner Wire, Trendelenberg position, Stryker Saw and several others
Origins of eponymous orthopaedic equipment. Meals C, Wang J. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jun;468(6):1682-92 (full text)

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