We would like to conduct a survey study to understand surgeons’ attitudes toward orthopaedic surgery near the end of life, and to determine whether concern regarding quality metrics (such as mortality and complication rate) impact the decision to operate in patients who are high risk. To our knowledge, this topic has not been investigated or described in the literature.
We are conducting a study to reach a synoptic surgical report model for orthopedic fracture fixation based on professional consensus. The project involves multiple rounds designed
11 multiple choice questions pertaining to telehealth utilization in each participant’s experience during the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as surgeons’ feelings about telehealth in their practice, and their expectations for the role telehealth will play in their practice moving forward