Abstracts of Orthopaedic Medicine

Robert M. Kenyon, Eoghan Pomeroy, Robert Yeo, James P. Cashman

Consent documentation for elective orthopaedic surgery


Keywords Arthroplasty;  Consent;  Consent form; Documentation;  Elective surgery; Litigation; Orthopaedic 

Christopher Fenelon, Evelyn P. Murphy, Colum Downey, Brendan J. O’Daly, Michael Leonard

A growing problem: cycling referrals to the National Centre for Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Management in Ireland


Keywords Acetabular; Cost; Cycling; Fractures; Pelvis; Trauma

Lava Chalikonda, Nigel Phelan, John O’Byrne

An assessment of the quality of clinical records in elective orthopaedics using the STAR score


Keywords Electronic medical records; Medical note taking; STAR score 

Marc F. O’Reilly, Khalid M. Mohamed, Eoin C. Sheehan

General practitioner attitudes and experiences of orthopaedic services in the Irish midlands


Keywords Allied health practitioners;  General practice;  Musculoskeletal disorders;  Orthopaedics 

M. M. Stephens, F. McManus



J. P. McElwaine, J. St. John O’Connell, F. H. Moore, J. Curtin

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: A retrospective review of the clinical and radiological results


S. O’RourkeF. McManus

Dislocation of the proximal tibiofibular joint—a soccer injury ?


J. P. McElwaine, J. Curtin, R. O’Brien

Fractures of the neck of the femur


W. O. Kirwan

Systemic phenomena and bone cement


William Stokes

On amputation at the hip-joint


William Stokes Affiliations: President of the Pathological Society of Ireland; 2.Professor of Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons; 3.Surgeon to Richmond Surgical Hospital Richmond USA; 4.Fellow of the Royal Medico-Chirurgical Society of London UK; 5.Member of the Royal Irish Academy Ireland