Sports & Orthopaedic Journal Club
The University of Delaware Physical Therapy Department sponsors a Journal Club for the sports medicine community including local physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, researchers and biomechanists on the third monday of every month. The purpose of the Journal Club is to critically review the current literature on topics of particular interest to the Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Community. Examples of previous topics include ergogenic aides, concussions, and stress fractures. 
Date Link To Articles
March 15,  2004
Clinical Prediction of DVTs

Ana Navarro-Sanz and Juan Francisco Fernández-Ortega.  Fatal Pulmonary Embolism After Knee Arthroscopy .  Am J Sports Med 2004 32: 525-528. 

Constans J, Boutinet C, Salmi LR, Saby JC, Nelzy ML, Baudouin P, Sampoux F, Marchand JM, Boutami C, Dehant V, Pulci S, Gauthier JP, Cacareigt-Bourdenx V, Barcat D, Conri C.  Comparison of four clinical prediction scores for the diagnosis of lower limb deep venous thrombosis in outpatients.  Am J Med. 2003 Oct 15;115(6):436-40. 

Cornuz J, Ghali WA, Hayoz D, Stoianov R, Depairon M, Yersin B. Clinical prediction of deep venous thrombosis using two risk assessment methods in combination with rapid quantitative D-dimer testing.  Am J Med. 2002 Feb 15;112(3):198-203. 

Sidney Dane Treat, Patrick A. Smith, Dennis Y. Wen, and James J. Kinderknecht.  Deep Vein Thrombosis of the Subclavian Vein in a College Volleyball Player.   Am J Sports Med 2004 32: 529-532. 

Todd A. Warren, Eric C. McCarty, Airron L. Richardson, Todd Michener, and Kurt P. Spindler.  Intra-articular Knee Temperature Changes: Ice Versus Cryotherapy Device 
Am J Sports Med 2004 32: 441-445.

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For more information, or if you are interested in joining, call Tara Manal MPT,OCS Clinic Director at the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic, 831-8893 or e-mail