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
The following support services can be made available through the TTUHSC library:
ShoulderDoc (iOS) - a comprehensive list of shoulder injuries and treatments
CORE (iOS) - detailed physical exam signs with cross-referenced research; videos available
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
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.