AOSpine Masters Symposium—Spinal Degenerative Disorders. Ageing towards disease in a Medico-Legal Climate
Centurion, South Africa
28 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
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The course will take the form of short evidence-based didactic lectures by the expert faculty, followed by open, highly inter-active discussions amongst the faculty members and delegates. The course will be concluded with a session where you, as delegates, are invited to present interesting degenerative cases form which you have learned something knew or which changed your approach to patient care.
Program: AOSpine Masters Symposium—Spinal Degenerative Disorders (SDD). Ageing towards disease in a Medico-Legal Climate (818kb)
Diagnose spinal degenerative conditions.
Identify double pathologies and diagnose different diagnosis.
Cite evidence regarding the natural history of the more common spinal degenerative conditions.
Counsel your patient regarding different treatment options.
Identify high-risk medico legal situations.
Apply all the discussed topics in order to limit their exposure towards litigation.
Manage difficult spinal degenerative conditions.
Schalk Burger FCS (Neurosurgery)
Robert Dunn MMed University of Cape Town
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Europe and Southern Africa
Non peer reviewed
Case studies, Debates, Lectures
Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Spine surgeon
28 Sep 2017
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