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In this issue of Ortho Restore: Spring 2019, it is discussed that Sport-related concussion (SRC) is a major health concern, affecting up to 1.9 million children and adolescents in the United States alone. Approximately 20 percent of adolescents report at least one concussion in their lifetime, and concussions comprise 13 to 19 percent of all sports injuries for high school and collegiate athletes.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the relevant radiographic images to acquire in the diagnosis of patients with mild or borderline hip dysplasia
  • Identify patient outomes in concussion management
  • Explain diagnoses of VTE after lower extremity orthopaedic surgery

Disclosures:

Dr. Collins has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: NFL Research Grant to University of Pittsburgh
  • Stockholder: ImPact Applications, Inc
  • Other: Royalites from APA Books & Co-Developer of ImPACT Applications, Inc.

Dr. Kontos has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Research Support: NFL Research Grant to University of Pittsburgh
  • Other: Royalites from APA Books

Dr. Debski has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

Dr. Kaufman has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

Dr. Sufrinko has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

Dr. Gruen has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

Rebecca Gruen, RN, has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

Tyler Wilps has reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

 

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .5 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 3/13/2019 | Last Modified On: 3/13/2019 | Expires: 3/13/2020

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