have embraced the Internet to enhance their communication with you, their customer.
This page shows you how to
find the companies, get news and product information, and make
Part I: Industry
If you want an overview of
the orthopedic industry, you can start by looking at the specialized websites which
provide information about orthopedic product companies. Each site has its own
approach. Some have a directory format, others a news or technology focus.
Most of them will also lead you to company websites.
Try any of the five
specialized sites below. The images are a preview of what you will find at the
site. (If you are at your own computer, you might add a site to your
"Bookmarks" or "Favorites" list, to make it easy to return in the
OrthoWorld is a
comprehensive site dedicated to serving the musculoskeletal "universe" of
surgeons, manufacturers, researchers and patients. The site's directory of companies
allows you to link directly to company websites.
Orthopedics Today is a
monthly magazine for orthopedic surgeons. In the "Industry Links" section,
you will find contact information for the company, and an email form for requesting
product information or writing to the company. You will also find a link to the
Orthopaedic Product News
Orthopaedic Product News is
a UK-based magazine focusing on the products used in orthopaedic surgery. It features
industry news, new products, and links to manufacturers in Europe.
Orthopaedic Product News (UK)
SurgicalTechnique.com is a
new site which provides a central access point to surgical procedures and
related product information. The technique manuals are downloadable for offline
reading or printing.
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