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OBJECTIVE Our aim was to determine whether response shift (RS), a change in the internal standards of a patient, occurs in patients treated for full thickness knee cartilage defects. We have also evaluated the effect of functional scores on patient satisfaction after surgery. DESIGN Self-administered questionnaires were used to evaluate pre- and(More)
In 1993 we published a paper stating that wet construction cement is a poorly recognised cause of full-thickness burns [Injury 24 (1993) 615]. Ten years since publication we re-evaluated cement burns to ascertain if there had been any changes in awareness and incidence. All cement related burns assessed at this unit were reviewed over a three and a half(More)
Informed consent is an important aspect in patient care. Failings in this area may result in patient dissatisfaction or litigation. The aim of this project was to assess our practice in consenting and institute changes to maintain best practice. A consecutive series of 140 patients undergoing elective and trauma procedures were randomly identified over a(More)
To show that the treatment of buckle fractures of the distal radius in children in a soft bandage is an effective and safe method of treatment, a randomized prospective trial was undertaken. Patients entered the trial after diagnosis in the accident and emergency department. Allocation to either plaster cast or bandage was random. Bandage patients were seen(More)
PURPOSE Traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulder is a common occurrence increasingly being treated arthroscopically. This study aims to determine the outcome of arthroscopic anterior stabilization using bioknotless anchors and analyze the motion in a subset of these patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS The outcome of 20 patients who underwent(More)
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