Opinions of surgeons about the pressure used during knee arthroscopy
Opinions of surgeons about the pressure used during knee arthroscopy
Document number : 128111
Created by: Stewart Hunt, 2013-06-09
Last revised by: Ronny Gunnarsson, 2016-06-28
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

The aim of this project is to survey orthopaedic surgeons and find out their opinions in regards to knee arthroscopy and the pressure of the irrigation fluid during the operation. Objectives are to determine what pressure the surgeons, which method surgeons use to regulate the pressure and if surgeons believe the pressure is important.

Supervisor

Clare Heal
Mackay Clinical School
Herwig Drobetz
orthopaedic surgeon, JCU Enterprise Pty Ltd

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Mackay Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27
Health Care - Health care providers - Queensland Health - Mackay Hospital and Health Service - Mackay Base Hospital - Surgical specialities - Orthopaedic

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced

2013-01-15

Opinions of surgeons about the pressure used during knee arthroscopy, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/128111