CURE Research

In addition to serving children today, CURE medical professionals participate in academic research to better serve children tomorrow.

Neglected, Traumatic Hip Dislocation in Children in Ethiopia

Orthopedic Surgery | November 9, 2022
Managing high rates of avascular necrosis and post-operative subluxation/dislocation in children The findings from a series of 7 consecutive cases with a mean follow-up of 44 months who underwent operative…
  • Analgesia
  • Bupivacaine
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Honey or Sugar?

Orthopedic Surgery | November 9, 2022
The Affect on Wound Healing In this study, researchers investigate whether there is a difference between the efficacy of honey and sugar and wound dressings in reducing bacterial contamination and…
  • bacteria
  • healing
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Treating Chronic Haematogenous Osteomyelitis

Orthopedic Surgery | November 9, 2022
Assessing the correlation between radiographic classification and treatment required The Beit CURE (BC) classification is a radiographic classification used in childhood chronic hematogenous osteomyelitis. This study included 145 cases with the aim…
  • Childhood
  • Chronic
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Validation and Reliability of the Chichewa Translation

Orthopedic Surgery | November 9, 2022
Evaluating the Clinimetric Properties to Determine Quality of Life The EQ-5D is a standardized instrument that measures health-related quality of life and explores the cost-effectiveness of treatments. Malwai is a…
  • injury
  • LMIC
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Reducing Preventable Injury in Malawi

Orthopedic Surgery | November 9, 2022
Calling Health Sector Leaders to Improve Their Trauma Care Most injuries are preventable, but they continue to be a major cause of death and disability in low- to middle-income countries,…
  • LMIC
  • malawi
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The Burden of Trauma at a District Hospital in Malawi

Orthopedic Surgery | November 9, 2022
Preventing Injury with Effective Systems Trauma disproportionately affects low- and middle-income countries, many of which do not have the surveillance systems required to design effective prevention and treatment strategies. This…
  • Africa
  • disease
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