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G01: Initial Assessment and Management of the Multiply Injured Patient

G02: Assessment, Management and Decision Making in the Treatment of Polytrauma Patients with Head Injuries*

G03: Evaluation and Treatment of Vascular Injury

G04: Compartment Syndrome

G05: ARDS, Fat Embolism and Thromoembolic Disease in the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient

G06a: Fracture Classification

G06bFracture Classification

G07: Biology of Bone Repair

G08: Biomechanics of Fractures and Fixation

G09: Closed Reduction, Traction and Casting Techniques

G10: Basic Principles and Techniques of Internal Fixation of Fractures 

G11:Principles of External Fixation

G12: Bone Grafting and Bone Graft Substitute

G13: Gunshot Wounds

G14: Wound Coverage Techniques for the Injured Extremity

G15: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Osteoporotic Fractures

G16: Pathologic Fractures

G17: The Principles and the Management of Nonunions

G18: Nonunions with Bone Loss

G19: Osteomyelitis: Pathophysiology and Treatment Decisions

G20: Outcomes in Orthopaedic Trauma

G21: Locked Plating

G22: Fragility Fractures

G23: Orthobiologics

G24: Malunions: Principles of Evaluation and Treatment

G25: Narcotics and Pain Management

G26: Bone Health

G27: Introduction to Orthopaedic Trauma for OR Staff

G28How to Critically Review Journal Articles and Understand Their Statistics

G29Designing a First Clinical Investigation

G30: Depression and PTSD in Orthopedic Trauma

G31: Necrotizing Fasciitis