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Orthopaedic Conditions in Children
Presenter : Dr. Roshan Gunalan
Posted in : Orthopaedic | Pediatrics | Family Medicine | SJMC Pediatric MasterClass
CPD Activity
Get 1 CPD credit & 5 reward points
About the Course
The goals of continuing professional development (CPD) and medical education are to acquire and retain knowledge that will enhance clinical practice and improve patient outcomes. The following self-assessment survey is offered for CPD credit and is designed to test your current knowledge and skills related to managing patients who present with similar case scenarios.
About the course:
Injury to the bone is common in children and has a broad range of causes, ranging from the benign to the potentially devastating. The evaluation and common causes of bone fracture in children are reviewed here. A 6 years old boy presented with sudden left hip pain for the past 2 days. The pain was persistent throughout the day, and worsens on standing or walking. He denied any recent fall or trauma. No associated fever. He had just recovered from an episode of URTI 1 week ago. This was his second time having similar hip pain.
Upon viewing the video and completing the quiz in this course, you will be given 1 CPD point.

About the Presenter

Dr. Roshan Gunalan
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics
Procedure Focus
  • Fracture fixation in adults
  • Fracture fixation in children using specialized implants
  • Joint injections for osteoarthritis and injuries
  • Arthroscopy surgery
  • Joint replacement surgery
  • Ponseti method for clubfoot correction
  • Tendon transfer and lengthening procedures
  • Growth guidance surgery in children
  • Complex Hip and knee surgery in children
  • External fixator surgery using hexapod and Ilizarov systems
  • Limb lengthening procedures in adult and children
  • Debridement surgery for bone and joint infection
  • Removal of implants and metal work
Condition Treated
  • Trauma and Fractures, Bow legs, knock knees and flat feet in children, Hip Disorders in children and adolescents, Cerebral Palsy, Skeletal Dysplasia and Syndromic conditions, Limb length discrepancy, malunion or non-union of fractures, Osteoarthritis, Sports injuries, Bone, joint and toe-nail infections, Diabetic wounds and ulcer
Postgraduate Clinical Training
  • Masters in Orthopaedics (University Malaya)
  • Fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics (Plymouth, United Kingdom)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Service (University Malaya 2018)
  • Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang (Ministry of Health 2010)
Main Hospital
  • Subang Jaya Medical Centre – SJMC