New global health grant to improve outcomes for patients with hip fractureby Oxford Trauma and Emergency Care Group
Identifying Research Priorities in Musculoskeletal Trauma Care in Sub-Saharan Africaby Orthopaedic Research Collaboration Africa
A consensus-based approach to identify research priorities for clinical trials and research in musculoskeletal trauma care across sub-Saharan Africa.
The Harvard Global Orthopaedics Collaborative: Improving Management of Adult Ankle Fractures in Malawiby Ami Kapadia, Kiran J. Agarwal-Harding, Leonard N. Banza
Photographic assessment in evaluating clubfoot treatment outcomes - lessons learntby Debra Mudariki, Tracey Smythe
EquiTrauma: Providing access to equitable trauma careby Dr Maria Lisa Odland, Research Fellow Global Health, Institute of Applied Health Research
The next Research In Focus lecture brings together Global Musculoskeletal to discuss how worldwide efforts to ensure access to surgery have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Global prevalence estimates of three chronic musculoskeletal conditionsby Professor Helen Foster
Rheumatology care of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa: a literature review and qualitative pilot study of patients' perspectives.by Zoe Rutter-Locher
Orthopaedic Research Unit, UCTby Professor Michael Held and Dr Maritz Laubscher
An introduction to the Orthopaedic Research Unit at University of Cape Town.
Applications open for the Oxford Global Surgery Course 14-18 September 2020! Working towards access to safe surgical, anaesthesia and obstetrics care.
Research priorities in children requiring elective surgery for conditions affecting the lower limbsby gracedrury
'Surgery is often carried out amongst children with conditions thataffect their legs. However, in many of these conditions it is not knownwhich treatment works best. We reached out to everybody involved in caring for children with orthopaedic problems affecting their legs (from hips to toes), includingchildren, parents, carers, charity workers, and all the professional groups.We asked all for their views on identifying the most importantunanswered questions.'
Assessing barriers to quality trauma care in low and middle-income countries: A Delphi study.by gracedrury
This new study aimed to establish consensus on the most important barriers, within a Three Delays framework, to accessing injury care in Low and Middle Income Countries that should be considered when evaluating a health system.
Experience of global musculoskeletal research: considering the whole child when treating a single impairment. A case study of clubfoot in older children.by Johanna Mostyn, Tracey Smythe
In Ethiopia, which is a large country with poor infra structure, children who present with neglected Clubfoot to Cure hospital in Addis Ababa must remain in the capital throughout the duration of their treatment. On average they stay on the rehab ward at Cure or at Alemachen (a convalescent home which accommodates up to 40 children) for a minimum of four months. Frequently they remain in Addis for six to eight months. As a physiotherapist, Jo’s concern is to fully utilise this time.