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ORTHOPEDICS

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The Knee

Wheeless' Textbook: Knee Joint Menu
http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/knee_joint_menu

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Review and Guidelines for Treatment
http://www.aafp.org/afp/991101ap/2012.html

Virtual Hospital Total Knee Replacement: A Patient Guide
http://www.vh.org/adult/patient/orthopaedics/kneereplacement/index.html

Cartilage

The Cartilage Research Foundation
http://www.cartilagefoundation.org

Pharmacologic Treatment of Knee Pain

Johns Hopkins Arthritis News
http://www.hopkins-arthritis.org

Orthopaedic Information

AAOS Patient Safety
http://www.patientsafety.aaos.org/

bonetumor.org
http://www.bonetumor.org/index.html

Medline PLUS: Osteoarthritis
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/osteoarthritis.html

Muscles Tutorial
http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/class/bio201/muscle/mustut.htm

MedlinePLUS Drug Information
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Product Review: GLUCOSAMINE and CHONDROITIN
http://www.consumerlab.com/results/gluco.asp

RadiologyInfo
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/

UHMWPE Lexicon (ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene)
http://www.uhmwpe.org/

Arthritis Self-Help Course (ASHC)
http://www.arthritis.org/events/getinvolved/ProgramsServices/ArthritisSelfHelp.asp

Orthopaedic-Related Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.org

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
http://www.aahks.org

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
http://www.sportsmed.org

Hip Society
http://www.hipsoc.org

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
http://www.isakos.com/

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases~National Resource Center
http://www.osteo.org/

National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)
http://www.nof.org/

Other Resources

FDA News
http://www.fda.gov

InfoRx (drug information)
http://www.RXList.com

MEDICAL HELP IN SPANISH
http://www.clubcruceros.org/MedTerms.html

FDA MAUDE database represents reports of adverse events involving medical devices
http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfMAUDE/search.CFM

Patient-based Resource and Support Sites

ActiveJoints.com
http://www.activejoints.com/

Virtual Hip and Knee Surgery (for kids)
http://www.edheads.org

 

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