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Novel knot technique shows effectiveness in treatment of ingrown nails

March 3, 2015

A novel knot technique was found to be effective in treating patients with stages 2 and 3 ingrown nails, according to recently published study results.

Thirty patients who presented to a clinic between 2010 and 2012 with stages 2 and 3 ingrown nails of the big toe were studied. Stage 2 was considered presence of acute infection and suppuration, and stage 3 included chronic infection, formation of granulation tissue surrounding the nail groove and hypertrophy of surrounding tissues. Eighteen patients had previous surgery for ingrown nails.

CMS releases 2015 Quality Measures Report

March 3, 2015
CMS released the 2015 National Impact Assessment of Quality Measures Report, demonstrating that the nation has made significant progress in improving the health care…

Technology partnerships, EMR system essential for Operation Smile missions

March 3, 2015
In a recent post on the organization’s blog, Operation Smile staff member Leanna Caplan described the ease-of-use with which patient data were collected…

Suneva selects Crown Laboratories for co-promotion of ReFissa

March 3, 2015
Suneva Medical announced it has chosen Crown Laboratories to co-promote awareness and expand the prescriber base for its 0.05% tretinoin emollient cream, ReFissa…

Recent FDA updates in aesthetics

March 3, 2015
The FDA has taken a number steps during the first quarter of 2015 to improve safety and effectiveness within the aesthetics market.The approval of a new gel-filled…
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Lessons every clinician should know about lymphadenopathy and lymphadenitis

December 5, 2014
NEW YORK — Mary Anne Jackson, MD, chief of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases section at Children’s Mercy…
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