An information revolution in orthopaedics

A J Goldberg, A MacGregor, S A Spencer

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With the established success of the National Joint Registry and the emergence of a range of new national initiatives for the capture of electronic data in the National Health Service, orthopaedic surgery in the United Kingdom has found itself thrust to the forefront of an information revolution. In this review we consider the benefits and threats that this revolution poses, and how orthopaedic surgeons should marshal their resources to ensure that this is a force for good.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)454-8
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British Volume
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012


  • Databases, Factual
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Information Services
  • Orthopedics
  • Registries
  • State Medicine

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