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Amputation (0)
Nursing aspects of amputations and prosthetics
Anatomy Physiology Pathology (0)
Basic science topics as they relate to orthopaedic nursing
Back Pain and Spinal Surgery (2)
Nursing aspects of the management of Back Pain and spinal surgery patients
Braces (0)
Nursing Care of patients in braces
Cast Care in Adults (9)
Nursing aspects of cast care in aduults
Cast Care in Children (3)
Nursing Aspects of cast care in paediatiric patients
Complications (25)
Nursing Care of Orthopaedic Complications
Discharge Planning (1)
Patient Self-care and Hospital Discharge needs/planning
Falls Prevention (5)
Nursing aspects of falls prevention
Infection Control (4)
Infection Control and Wound Management
Investigations (0)
Investigations of the Orthopaedic Patient - Nursing aspects
Medications (1)
Nursing Information about Medications commonly used in Orthopaedics
Musculoskeletal Conditions (6)
Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal conditions as they relate to nursing care
Nursing Procedures (1)
Orthopaedic Nursing Procedures
Oncology (2)
Nursing Aspects of Orthopaedic Oncology - the orthopaedic treatment of musculoskeletal tumours, benign and malignant
Osteoporosis (3)
Nursing aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of osterporosis
Paediatric Orthopaedics (8)
The nursing care of children with orthopaedic conditions
Pain Management (9)
Resources for Orthopaedic Nurses concerning Pain Management
Pin Site Care (5)
Nursing information on pin site care
Problems of Immobility (0)
Nursing problems caused or increased by the patient's immobility
Rehabilitation (0)
Nursing aspects of the rehabilitation of orthopaedic patients
Surgical Procedures (5)
Descriptions of orthopaedic surgical procedures from the nursing point of view
Traction (3)
Resources relating to the nursing care of patients in traction
Trauma (11)
Nursing considerations of orthopaedic trauma patients


Nursing Center Orthopedics CE

Continuing Education Modules in Orthopaedic Nursing

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Patient Information Booklets

Separate documents cover topics such as joint replacement, joint replacement, scoliosis, prevention of falls, pin site care. Prepared by AMON, Association of Maltese Orthopaedic Nurses, in English and Maltese.

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Patient Safety

Medscape Resource Center

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Preoperative Patient Care in the Ambulatory Surgery Setting

AORN Guidance Statement: AORN Journal April 2005 Perioperative nurses have limited contact with patients before surgery, which may lead to an increased risk for adverse patient outcomes. Ambulatory surgery centers must have consistent approaches to preoperative patient care to ensure patient safety. This guidance statement is intended to promote patient safety in the ambulatory surgery setting.

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Search for Arthroplasty

Google Search for arthroplasty with nursing filter

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Search strategy for nursing topics

This Google search is for the string ("nursing care" OR "nursing procedure" OR "nursing protocol") and returns over 1 million sites. If you add a condition to it eg arthroplasty ("nursing care" OR "nursing procedure" OR "nursing protocol") you get a much smaller and more specific search result with a high proportion of nursing professional material

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Search using allintitle

Search for nursing topics using allintitle filter

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SIGN Orthopaedic Guidelines

Guidelines proposed by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network on care and management of specific orthopaedic topics.

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Stat! Nursing Resources

Electronic Medical Reference Library

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