from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention or correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments.
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- n. The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention or correction of disorders of the bones and associated muscles and joints
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art or practice of correcting disorders or deformities of the spine and joints, or, by extension, any deformities of the human body.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints
In Canada … orthopedics is pretty good … you can get reconstructive knee surgery fairly quickly by good orthopedic surgeons.
It took an expert in orthopedics (who was taking one of his classes) to enlighten him.
One quick question, about acquisition outlook for 2009, do you guys have any specific guidance or some additional details on what area that you guys may be looking for in terms of padding some extra assets here; historically it seems like the orthopedics has been the key target.
Other specialties have undergone relative declines such as orthopedics safer cars and fewer smashed bones.
There has to be a substantial increase in the number of specialized clinics; most notably in fields such as orthopedics, imaging and ophthalmology.
Leaders hope to also incorporate "medical tourism," in which patients come to Vail for certain specialties such as orthopedics, into the plan.
Vision Technologies, the system is a tool for diagnosis, treatment and research in medical disciplines such as orthopedics, neurology, psychology and psychiatry.
Doctors are paid more for specialty procedures than routine care, prompting many new doctors to pursue specialties such as orthopedics or dermatology that promise better hours and higher pay.
These may be in areas such as orthopedics, neurology, sports injuries, occupational and industrial health, nutrition, diagnostic imaging, thermography, and internal disorders.
Importantly, this proprietary enhancement, which is suitable for future PRP indications in growing markets such as orthopedics, provides the AutoloGel System with potential additional intellectual property protection, further distinguishing it from any other PRP products and providing barriers to entry against potential competitors.