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An independent learning method for orthopaedic surgeons performing shoulder ultrasound to identify full-thickness tears of the rotator cuff.

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BACKGROUND: There is an evolving interest in shoulder ultrasound performed by orthopaedic surgeons as part of routine clinical assessment of the rotator cuff in a so-called one-stop clinic. This study investigated the accuracy of ultrasound assessment of rotator cuff integrity performed by orthopaedic surgeons without prior experience of ultrasound who were following our proposed learning protocol. METHODS: We studied four surgeons without previous experience with shoulder ultrasound and mon...

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Publisher copy:
10.2106/jbjs.k.00706
Journal:
Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume More from this journal
Volume:
95
Issue:
3
Pages:
266-272
Publication date:
2013-02-01
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EISSN:
1535-1386
ISSN:
0021-9355
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:383223
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uuid:e8d51ea9-96ee-4a20-820e-2ad7f92099ac
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pubs:383223
Source identifiers:
383223
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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