2019 Members Education Pre-Readings

For the 2019 Members Education Series the presenters will nominate a Pre-Reading Article related to their presentation.

These pre-readings will also form the basis of the Pre-Disposing Activity for those GP's wishing to obtain RACGP Points assigned to the 2019 Members Education Sessions.

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ACL Injuries Debate: Surgery vs Non-Surgical Management
Culvenor & Barton. It is time to stop wasting time and money debating graft types and surgical approaches for ACL injuries: The secret lies in optimising rehabilitation. BJSM Blog, September 2017.
Frobel et al. A randomized trial of treatment for acute anterior cruciate ligament tears. N Engl J Med 2010;363:331-42.  
Weiler et al. Non-operative management of a complete anterior cruciate ligament injury in an English Premier League football player with return to play in less than 8 weeks: applying common sense in the absence of evidence. BMJ Case Rep 2015. doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-208012  
Culvenor et al. Early Knee Osteoarthritis Is Evident One Year Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation. ARTHRITIS & RHEUMATOLOGY. Vol. 67, No. 4, April 2015, pp 946–955  
Filbay et al. Quality of life in anterior cruciate ligament-deficient individuals: a systematic review and meta-analysis. . Br J Sports Med 2015;49:1033–1041.  
Grindem et al. A pair-matched comparison of return to pivoting sports at 1 year in ACL-injured patients after a nonoperative versus operative treatment course. Am J Sports Med. 2012 November ; 40(11): 2509–2516.  
Ericsson et al. Lower extremity performance following ACL rehabilitation in the KANON-trial: impact of reconstruction and predictive value at 2 and 5 years. . Br J Sports Med 2013;47:980–985  
Grindem et al. Two factors that may underpin outstanding outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation. Br J Sports Med. 2015 November ; 49(22): 1425  
Oiestad et al. Return to pivoting sport after ACL reconstruction: association with osteoarthritis and knee function at the 15-year follow-up.  Br J Sports Med 2018;52:1199–1204.  
Bennell et al. Patient Knowledge and Beliefs About Knee Osteoarthritis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Reconstruction. Arthritis Care & Research. Vol. 68, No. 8, August 2016, pp 1180–1185  

Zbrojkiewicz, et al. Increasing rates of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in young Australians, 2000-2015. Med J Aust 2018; 208 (8): 354-358.

Poehling-Monaghan, et al. Long-Term Outcomes in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of Patellar Tendon Versus Hamstring Autografts. . 2017 Jun; 5(6): 2325967117709735.  
Moksnes, et al. Performance-based functional outcome for children 12 years or younger following anterior cruciate ligament injury: A two to nine-year follow-up study. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (2008) 16:214–223.  
Ramski, et al. Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Children and Adolescents A Meta-analysis of Nonoperative Versus Operative Treatment. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 42, No. 11.  
Harris, et al. Return to Sport After ACL Reconstruction. Orthopedics, Vol 37, No. 2.   
Hurd, et al. A 10-Year Prospective Trial of a Patient Management Algorithm and Screening Examination for Highly Active Individuals with ACL Injury. Part I: Outcomes. Am J Sports Med. 2008 January ; 36(1): 40–47.  
Frobel, et al. Treatment for acute anterior cruciate ligament tear: five year outcome of randomised trial. Br J Sports Med 2015;49:700.  
Filbay, et al. Delaying ACL reconstruction and treating with exercise therapy alone may alter prognostic factors for 5 year outcome: an exploratory analysis of the KANON trial. Br J Sports Med 2017;51:1622–1629.  
Grindem, et al. Nonsurgical or surgical treatment of ACL injuries: Knee function, sports participation, and knee reinjury. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014;96:1233-41.