Authors

Chris Wall

Email: Chris.Wall@health.qld.gov.au

MBBS, BMedSc, FRACS, FAOrthA, Deputy Director, Department of Orthopaedics, Toowoomba Hospital, Qld; Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Rural Clinical School, University of Queensland, Qld


Caring for orthopaedic patients affected by elective surgery suspensions

The temporary suspension of elective surgery will affect thousands of patients currently awaiting orthopaedic surgery.


Good bones

The specialty of orthopaedics includes management of musculoskeletal pathology of the upper limbs, spine and lower limbs across the lifespan, from the very young to the very old.


Orthopaedics

The specialty of orthopaedics includes management of musculoskeletal pathology of the upper limbs, spine and lower limbs across the lifespan, from the very young to the very old.


Paget’s disease of bone: A clinical update

The clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of patients with Paget’s disease of bone are described in this article.


Pre-operative optimisation for hip and knee arthroplasty: Minimise risk and maximise recovery

Pre-operative education and exercise, termed prehabilitation, has an important role in optimising patient outcomes following hip and knee arthroplasty.


Symptom management for patients awaiting joint replacement surgery

Many patients affected by the COVID-19-related temporary suspension of non-urgent elective surgery will present to their general practitioners for symptom management in the interim period.