Report from the task force on surgeon-industry relationships in the discipline of orthopaedic surgery.

  • Published 2012 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…

Abstract

Executive Summary It is the obligation of every physician to put the best interest of the patient above all other considerations. Patients seeking care from orthopaedic surgeons are often vulnerable; their clarity, judgment, and decision-making capacity are skewed by pain and suffering. The invasive nature of surgery—combined with the urgent and potentially… (More)
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.L.00455

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