Scott D Lifchez
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Intra- and inter-examiner variability in performing Tinel's testScott D Lifchez
Johns Hopkins University, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA
J Hand Surg Am 35:212-6. 2010..There have been few attempts to standardize how one elicits Tinel's sign. The goal of this study was to evaluate intra- and inter-examiner variability in the force generated using different techniques to elicit Tinel's sign...
- A standardized patient model to teach and assess professionalism and communication skills: the effect of personality type on performanceScott D Lifchez
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
J Surg Educ 71:297-301. 2014..The purpose of this study was to assess the results of an educational curriculum we created to teach and assess our residents in professionalism and communication...
- Impact of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on treatment of hand infectionsScott D Lifchez
Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, UAS
Eplasty 9:e56. 2009..This study assesses the effect of adopting this recommendation for the treatment of hand infections at the authors' hospital...
- Flexor pollicis longus tendon rupture after volar plating of a distal radius fracture: pronator quadratus plate coverage may not adequately protect tendonsEmile N Brown
Department of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Eplasty 11:e43. 2011....
- Spontaneous atraumatic extensor pollicis longus rupture in the nonrheumatoid populationErin M Rada
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Eplasty 13:e11. 2013..In patients with sudden loss of extension of the thumb interphalangeal joint, a thorough history of steroid exposure including local steroid exposure remote to the affected EPL tendon may be relevant...
- Guidelines for ethical and professional use of social media in a hand surgery practiceScott D Lifchez
Department of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
J Hand Surg Am 37:2636-41. 2012..The purpose of this article is to review the laws that govern online communication as they pertain to physician presence in this forum and to discuss appropriate ethical and professional behavior in this setting...
- Hand education for emergency medicine residents: results of a pilot programScott D Lifchez
Department of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
J Hand Surg Am 37:1245-8.e12. 2012..The goal of this study was to determine whether a hand surgery rotation for emergency medicine residents would improve this group's knowledge of the hand and its disorders as assessed at the end of their residency training...
- Melanoma: workup and surveillanceScott D Lifchez
Division of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 4940 Eastern Avenue, Suite A520, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
Clin Plast Surg 37:55-63. 2010..There is no clear consensus on the best means of detecting melanoma, particularly recurrence of melanoma. Physical examination remains paramount, but other means have been recommended also. This article provides a survey of these means...