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A Guide to Ortho-related Research


This guide is intended for professionals involved with orthopedic care. It is organized to provide access to resources that are free and through subscription via the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. Please let me know if you have any suggestions for additional or updated content.

Recent Updates & Upcoming Events

Remote Assistance Software - Availability of both Zoom and Teamviewer for remote communication.

Lean Library - Link resolver and content access tool; demo 06/24/20, contact me for invite‚Äč

Library Liaison Services

The following support services can be made available through the TTUHSC library:

  • Short presentations on library services and informational tools
  • Individual consulting
  • Literature Searches, from initial exploration to comprehensive literature reviews
  • Alternative access to unlicensed articles
  • Ebook access and suggestions
  • Info on new technology, mobile apps, and trends
  • Journal club resources
  • Data analytics & Bibliometrics

Software & Tech Items

Recently Added Books & Journals

Orthopedic Apps & Calculators

AO Surgery Reference (iOS, Android) - a quick consult for surgical treatment options

ShoulderDoc (iOS) - a comprehensive list of shoulder injuries and treatments

CORE (iOS) - detailed physical exam signs with cross-referenced research; videos available

Orthobullets (iOS, Android) - continuing education and collaborative community for orthopedic specialists

Ortho Traumapedia (iOS) - information focusing mostly on fractures and dislocations from traumatic injuries

Orthoflow (iOS) - provides practical, efficient access for quick diagnosis of orthopedic problems

OrthoGuidelines (iOS, Android) - practice guidelines for clinical applications made available through AAOS

iMedical Apps/Orthopedic Surgery - news and notes with links to apps for engaging orthopedic issues in clinical settings

TTUHSC Mobile Apps - listing of all mobile apps licensed through TTUHSC and registered within our network

Orthotoolkit - comprehensive list of calculators and assessment tools for orthopedic purposes

Orthopaedic Scores - some useful tools for both clinicians and patients to use

Total Joint Risk Calculator - intended for use by physicians to determine joint replacement options in geriatric patients

Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) Revision Risk Calculator - calculates the risk of revision surgery in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) within 5 years.

Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) Revision Risk Calculator - calculates the risk of revision surgery in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) within 5 years. 

Cardiac Risk Index for Orthopedic Surgery - assesses the risk of cardiac complications for patients undergoing major orthopedic or other, non-cardiac surgery.

MDCalc - Calculators and assessment tools for medical professionals (free). Mobile app available as well.

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