WHAT WE HAVE BEEN DOING DURING THE PANDEMIC

Here at Geelong Orthopaedics our commitment to patient care has been ongoing. We have been attending emergency surgeries , and keeping in touch with patients by instituting telehealth and spreading apart our appointment times. We would like to share some of our specific unit contributions during thi...

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GRADUAL RETURN TO ELECTIVE SURGERY

We have been given permission to return to limited elective surgery. We are trying to treat our most urgent patients, but balance our use of resources :  hospital beds, ventilators and protective equipment (PPE). Here at Geelong Orthopaedics we are very conscious of the possibilities of COVID ̶...

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Bone School Education via zoom

Prof Page and Mr Kevin Eng held a bone school lecture series to all orthopaedic trainees over Zoom april 24. The topic was shoulder instability. We had trainees log into our zoom talk from every state, and we had 4 lectures and several cases to learn from in what can be a common, but challenging [&h...

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CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID19) is a concern for us all. Here at Geelong Orthopaedics we are still working and caring for patients. We are happy to receive referrals. We can now do some elective surgeries in a limited fashion in the current pandemic to preserve resources for COVID patients (see prime minister...

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REGISTRAR TRAINING DAY IN HAND SURGERY MARCH 10

Mr Kevin Eng helped organised the biannual Australian Hand Surgery Society registrar education day with Prof Eugene Ek, and Mr Anthony Berger. Many fantastic, generous, local , interstate and international speakers volunteered their time including Prof Don Lalonde from Toronto teaching about wide aw...

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COMBINED HAND SURGERY SOCIETY MEETING

Prof Page and Kevin eng have both presented at the combined meeting of the Asia Pacific Federation of hand surgery societies and the Australian hand surgery society. Richard presented on distal radius fractures and finger PIP injuries which are common. Kevin Eng also presented research about distal ...

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Victorian Orthopaedic Association Branch meeting

Our annual Victorian branch meeting was held at cape schank on the weekend of 22/23rd Feb. Mr Kevin Eng and Prof Richard Page were asked to speak. Mr Eng gave a talk on the use of reverse shoulder replacement in cuff deficient shoulders. Its main indication is in those patients who have irrepairable...

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Prof Page and Geelong Orthopedics feature in research outreach

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