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Faculty

Shunichi Otaka, MD

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Economics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Shotaro Aso, MD, MPH

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Economics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Hiroki Matsui, MPH

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Economics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Kiyohide Fushimi, MD, PhD

Department of Health Policy and Informatics, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Hideo Yasunaga, MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Economics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

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The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- identify the potential clinical benefit of surgical fixation for rib fractures.
- recognize anticipated benefits of early versus late surgical fixation for rib fractures.
- acknowledge limitations of studies evaluating benefit of surgical fixation of rib fractures.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2020-Sep-01
Expiration Date:2022-Sep-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$0.00-$572.00
System Requirements:
CMEs are free for The Annals subscribers.
Subscribe to the journal for $572.00 USD/yr.

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