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Toolbox contentThe Disaster Preparedness Toolbox is an educational conduit offering resources to help educate non-military orthopaedic surgeons worldwide in the areas of disaster preparedness and trauma care.

Toolbox offerings:

Journal – Special themed issues of the Journal of Surgical Orthopaedic Advances exclusively devoted to disaster preparedness and trauma care.

Online TextbookWheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedic Surgery contains the Disaster Preparedness Toolbox tab. Information is presented in a textbook-like format to review and refresh your trauma skills.  The SOMOS Core Curriculum and Critical Skills List are derived from the objectives of the Combat Extremity Surgical Course and are presented here.

Newsletter Orthopaedics in Motion is a quarterly newsletter containing brief overviews of the latest aspects of clinic care, continuing education, and research and innovation pertinent to the practicing orthopaedic surgeon. The Newsletter also includes sections on disaster preparedness and trauma care, practice management, coding, implants, biomaterials, technology, medical recordkeeping, and international outreach and missionary programs.

Blog – Disaster-Rx.com is an interactive forum covering current medical case studies posted by orthopaedists in austere environments.

Materials and editorial support for The Disaster Preparedness Toolbox is provided by Lt Col. Ky Kobayashi, MD and Col. Benjamin Kam, MD.

Brought to you by DT MedSurg, LLC, (a Data Trace Company), with educational support provided by  Stryker Orthopaedics