The Environmental Impact of Orthopaedic Surgery.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume
➤: There are a growing number of opportunities within the field of orthopaedic surgery to address climate change and investigate ways to promote sustainability.➤: Orthopaedic surgeons can take a proactive role in addressing climate change and its impacts within the areas of operating-room waste, carbon emissions from transportation and implant manufacturing, anesthetic gases, and water usage.➤: Future studies are needed to further these initiatives on quantifying and decreasing environmental impact and furthering sustainable use of our resources.
View details for DOI 10.2106/JBJS.22.00548
View details for PubMedID 36574633