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About Us

The eORIF web site is a combination of notes taken from lectures, orthopaedic texts, journals, and patient care. It was initially developed as a quick and easy way to find pertinent information during a busy clinical practice and as an easy way to find and review manufacture technique guides before cases. The web site will only be useful for orthopeadic surgeons who have previously read the text and journal articles to which it refers. only presents highlights or key clinical points and is no substitute for comprehensive orthopaedic surgery texts, original journal articles and sound clinical training. The site has not been peer reviewed and does not suggest or recommend any specific treatment.

Page Organization
The website containes Orthopedic Diagnosis Reviews and Orthopedic Surgery Technique Reviews.

Orthopedic Diagnosis Reviews are organized with the following sections.

  • ICD-10: provides available ICD-10 codes pertinent to a given topic
  • ICD-9: provides available ICD-9 codes pertinent to a given topic.
  • Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History: provides information on the etiology, epidemiology and natural history of a given topic.
  • Anatomy: includes anatomical considerations and links to further information relevant to the subject.
  • Clinical Evaluation: includes subjective patient complaints and object physical exam findings generally with links to further information.
  • Xray / Diagnositc Tests: provides information on further diagnostic testing which may be helpful for further evalation of a patient suspected on having a
  • Classification / Treatment: provides classification system and suggested treatment options.
  • Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis
  • Complications
  • Follow-up Care
  • Review References

Orthopedic Surgery Technique Reviews are organized with the following sections.

  • Indications
  • Contraindications
  • Alternatives 
  • Pre-op Planning
  • Technique
  • Complications
  • Follow-up care
  • Post-op
  • Outcomes
  • Review References