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Tag: trauma

Attending Trauma

By Antonio Tufi Neder Filho, MD, PhD Hand Surgery is a fascinating specialty promoting rehabilitation of patients in the main objective. For this, the hand surgeon has at his reach a great variety of procedures that warrant ability and accuracy. During all of my professional career, I consider my major strength as an orthopedist and […]

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Taking Call in Underserved Communities

By M. Lance Tavana, MD Working at a large Level 1 trauma academic center, many of my call nights over the past several years have been spent taking care of trauma patients from both the local as well as the regional area. As South Carolina is a fairly rural state with a significant amount of […]

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Finding Time For Travel

By Ida K. Fox, MD It is true that summertime is my busy season as a “traumatology hand surgeon” at an academic medical center that provides care to everything from disastrous injuries to high end esoteric transplant and oncology patient complications.  Luckily, I married someone who also has his busy time in the summer (my husband […]

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Relaxation: It’s A Matter Of “Who”

By Nathan A. Monaco, MD As the junior member of a hand center comprised of six practicing upper extremity surgeons and as the father of three children under the age of six, summertime relaxation for me comes within the context of fulfilling a few responsibilities that I have been fortunate enough to accumulate over the […]

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