Current Research Surveys

Please see a number of independent research surveys below. The researchers involved would appreciate it if you could take the time to complete these by the deadline dates given.

Distal Radial Fractures Survey 2017

Distal radial fractures are the commonest fractures seen in the upper limb. With its incidence on the rise, volar locking plates are commonly used for fixation purposes. It is essential to provide adequate post-operative pain relief to facilitate early range of movement and optimal benefit from surgery.

Please complete the following survey to help compare how regimens within the UK and with the international hand and orthopaedic community. You can access the survey here.

Deadline for survey completion: 31st August 2017

Attitudes Towards Surgical Preparation 2017

The study is being undertaken to gain a greater understanding of current practice around ‘warm up’ for surgery due to a growing body of evidence in this area.  It is being distributed across all surgical specialties and the results will be used to inform further research to test warm up strategies in use. You can access the survey here.

Deadline for survey completion: 31st August 2017

Treatment of Malunions of Distal Radius 2017

The survey is about the treatment of the malunited distal radius fractures. The Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands would like to get more insight into the indication for corrective osteotomy, pre-operative planning and the surgical treatment of the malunions. You can access the survey here.

Deadline for survey completion: 31st August 2017