October-December 2017 - Volume 5 - Issue 4

  • Dagan Cloutier, Editor in Chief
  • 2470-1122
  • Quarterly

JOPA’s Transition to a CME Membership

09/30/2017 by Cloutier, Dagan

No abstract available

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Can Telemedicine Be Used for Adolescent Postoperative Knee Arthroscopy Follow-up?

09/30/2017 by Abel, Kathy Chilutti; Baldwin, Keith; Chuo, John; Ganley, Theodore; Kim, Albert; Wells, Lawrence; Giordano, Terri

Approximately 350 adolescents have arthroscopic orthopaedic knee surgery at our institution per year. This study evaluated the efficacy of a telehealth (virtual...

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Orthopaedic PAs Abroad

09/30/2017 by Cloutier, Dagan; Tantarn, Kim; Dowell, Charles; Roerdink, Ramon L.

This article will explore the role that orthopaedic PAs play outside of the United States. The PA professional model is growing in other countries, spurred by t...

Implementation of a Postgraduate Orthopaedic Physician Assistant Fellowship for Improved Specialty Training

09/30/2017 by Miller, Anna N.; Weiss, Jamie L.; Hill, Vincent J. Jr; Lindaman, Kristin J.; Emory, Cynthia L.

Postgraduate PA fellowships allow for advanced specialty-specific education and experience for entry-level graduates. The Wake Forest School of Medicine created...

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Paget-Schroetter Syndrome: A Case Report of an Upper-Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis in a 20-Year-Old Army Honor Guard Soldier

09/30/2017 by Donoughe, John Scott

An upper-extremity deep vein thrombosis is a rarely encountered diagnosis in the primary care setting, but should be part of the primary care provider’s differe...

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JBJS Reviews: Not All Polyaxial Locking Screw Technologies Are Created Equal: A Systematic Review of the Literature

JBJS Reviews, 2018 January; 6(1): e6

JBJS Reviews: Complications Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair and Reconstruction

JBJS Reviews, 2018 January; 6(1): e5

JBJS Reviews: Femoral Component Sizing During Total Knee Arthroplasty: Anterior Versus Posterior Referencing

JBJS Reviews, 2018 January; 6(1): e4

JBJS Reviews: Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Forearm in Motocross Riders

JBJS Reviews, 2018 January; 6(1): e3

JBJS Reviews: Measurement Properties of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Used in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review

JBJS Reviews, 2018 January; 6(1): e2

JBJS Reviews: Lymphoma of Bone

JBJS Reviews, 2017 January; 6(1): e1

JBJS Reviews: Simultaneous Treatment of Pelvic and Urological Injuries

JBJS Reviews, 2017 December; 5(12): e6

JBJS Reviews: Team Approach: Osteosarcoma of the Distal Part of the Femur in Adolescents

JBJS Reviews, 2017 December; 5(12): e5

JBJS Reviews: Management of Moderate to Severe Hip Displacement in Nonambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy

JBJS Reviews, 2017 December; 5(12): e4

JBJS Reviews: Controversies Surrounding the Management of the Isolated Type-II Radial-Head Fracture

JBJS Reviews, 2017 December; 5(12): e3​


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Writing Incentive Program Winning Articles:

Perioperative Pain Management in the Chronic Opioid User​

Sasek, Cody MPAS, PA‐C, ATC

JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants: Fall 2016 - Volume 4 - Issue 4 - p 25–31 doi: 10.2106/JBJS.JOPA.16.00020


Dislocation Following Total Hip Arthroplasty: An Overview of Contributing Factors

Cunningham, Robert PA-S, DPT; Beck, David MPAS, PA-C; Peterson, Chad MPAS, PA-C, AWLS-C

JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants: January - March 2017 - Volume 5 - Issue 1 - p e8

doi: 10.2106/JBJS.JOPA.16.00032​