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The Future of Knee Repair - February 2016 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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M ost people who suffer a fracture, a sprain or a sports injury tend to head to the nearest ER. Sometimes that's the only option. But when the ER's busy, these types of injuries get a low triage priority. We've all heard the horror stories of wait- ing 19 hours for treatment of a broken wrist, of being advised to leave untreated and return later, of referrals for separate visits to outside specialists because the orthopedist wasn't on duty. 5 6 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 6 How orthopedic ASCs can handle walk-in fracture care and other same-day trauma. Ronald Bullock San Antonio, Texas Opportunities in Outpatient Trauma The San Antonio Orthopedic Group • KID STUFF Pediatric fractures and sports injuries could represent a steady stream of business for an orthopedic ASC.

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