Minimal Requirements for Orthopaedic Clerks, NCKUMC 2001

*1. General Principle of Orthopaedic Patient Care

Introduction and Experience Sharing in Orthopaedics; Special Case

Casting, type, technique, care, and cast removal

NASID and Pain-killer: Panadol, Feldene, Naposin, Clinoril, Brufen

Extra-skeletal fixation and pin tract care

*2. Fracture and Traumatology

1. Healing of fracture bone and soft tissue injury

2. Long Bone Fracture: IM nail, Plate & screw

Femoral shaft fracture, cast or surgery?

Tibial fracture, cast or surgery?

3. Patellar fracture: ORIF & Tension Band Wiring

4. Osteoporotic fracture

Hip Fracture: Neck or Trochanteric fracture?

Colles' fracture or Smith's fracture

Spinal compression fracture

5. Open fracture, Osteomyelitis

*3. Arthropathy

Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head

Osteoarthritis of Hip Hemiarthroplasty, Total Hip Arthroplasty

Osteoarthritis of Knee Osteotomy, Total Knee Arthroplasty

*4. Pediatric Orthopaedics

Congenital deformities in musculoskeletal system

Foot: Club foot, flexible pes equinovarus, metatarsus adductus, Toe in or out

Developmental problems: Bowlegphysiological Knock-knee(PKK)flexible flotfoot(FF)

Hip: Developmental dislocation of hip(DDH), Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (LCPD), Slippped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)

Otheres: Cerebral palsygrowth plate injuryskeletal ageosteogenic sarcomaexostosis

*5. Spine


Herniated Intervertebral Disk

Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Degenerative spine, Spinal stenosis

*6. Sports Medicine

Ligament injury and Meniscal injury


Tennis elbow, Golf elbow, or Tennis leg

Osgood Schlatter disease

*7. Hand and ShoulderFoot and Ankle

Impingement syndrome and Rotator cuff tear, Carpal tunnel syndrome

Trigger finger, DeQuervain’s disease, Wrist pain, TFCC

Hallux valgus, and other foot diseases