New on Hand Surgery Resource


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Note: will not be available after August 1, 2024.

Hand Surgery Resource is a non-profit company committed to providing free information on diseases, disorders and injuries affecting the human hand.

Currently we are providing information through our Hand Surgery Source website, Newsletter, YouTube channel, Hand Surgery Primer website and our Hand Surgery Source App.

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Hand Surgery Source ©

Hand Surgery Source is our premier and comprehensive site dedicated to hand surgery education. This new web resource concisely presents the fundamental principles of hand surgery. All diagnoses that affect the hand are reviewed. All symptoms, signs, diagnostic testing tools and treatment options are supported with photographs, diagrams, imaging study examples, coding information and references.

Hand Surgery Primer

Hand Surgery Primer is a case-based educational site with eight mock patients. Each patient has a hand complaint. The differential diagnosis is provided with support materials that make learning easy and fun. Pre and post-tests allow students to quickly verify their understanding of these common hand complaints. Course performance tools are available for instructors.

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Our YouTube channel is dedicated to hand surgery education. It provides succinct educational videos describing common hand problems, hand examination maneuvers, diagnostic studies, and surgical and non-surgical treatment choices. All videos provide links to our major web resource, Hand Surgery Source.

International Hand Surgery Resource Advisory Group

The International Hand Surgery Resource Advisory Group (IHSRAG) is a group of distinguished Hand Surgeons, Professors and Therapists from all over the world who assist the Hand Surgery Resource team. They spread awareness of the free educational works available at Resource. They provide endless advice regarding current content, new techniques, advancements and updated material for Hand Surgery Source, Primer, and the Hand Surgery Resource YouTube channel.


The Hand Surgery Resource Newsletter keeps both Hand Surgery Resource and Hand Surgery Primer users up to date on site developments, additional learning opportunities and hand surgery resource's collaborations. It reviews our worldwide impact. All past editions are also available at any time.

Other Resources and Collaborators