Reamer & Sharpener Survey (ARCHIVE)

Name: *

Hospital Name: *

How many cases have you done with the new style reamers *

What percent of cases need bone graft collected from the reamer *

Reamer style preference for open versus closed fracture *

Open FracturesClosed FracturesBoth open & closed
I prefer new style reamer for:
I prefer original reamer for:
If other, describe:

Describe how the reamers perform *

Easy to advance & cut canalHard to turn and push to advance
New style reamer
Original reamer
Both reamers perform the same
If other, describe:

Reamer performance in the canal *

HARDER to cut the deeper in the canal the reamer goesGets stuck in the canal MORE
New style reamer
Original reamer
Both reamers perform the same
If other, describe:

Describe how the reamers enlarge the canal *

Cuts a bigger canalAble to install nail 2 sizes smaller instead of 3 sizesAble to insert nail with less forceFollows canal bow BETTER
New style reamer
Original reamer
Both reamers perform the same
If other, describe:

Do the reamers cut differently with patient type *

Young PatientsHard BoneSoft BoneOld Patients
New style reamer cuts well in:
Original reamer cuts well in:
If other, describe:

Amount of bone graft collected in the reamer flutes *

Collects MORE bone graft
New style reamer
Original reamer
Both reamers are the same
If other, describe:

Can we stop providing the original SIGN reamers *

Describe why:

What are 1 - 3 suggestions for improvement for the new style reamers to significantly enhance usability *

What aspects of the ORIGINAL reamers do you prefer *

Do you have a specific reaming technique that works well, please describe *

How many cases until you need to sharpen the new style reamers *

Comments:

How easy was it to learn how to use the Sharpener *

How well do the new style reamers cut after sharpening *

Comments:

What else would you like to tell us about using the reamers and sharpener *