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Globus Medical announces second-quarter financial results

August 3, 2015

Globus Medical recently announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2015.

Among the highlights of the report were an increase of 17.6% (19.1% on a constant currency basis) in sales to $133.6 million from 2014. Net income also increased 16.5% to $24.1 million this past quarter, according to a company press release.

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Preoperative mental health not linked with postoperative QoL after MIS for lumbar spine

August 3, 2015
According to the results of this retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data, preoperative mental health scores may not significantly correlate with quality…
In the Journals

PROMIS Physical Function Computer Adaptive Test useful for evaluation of proximal humerus fractures

August 3, 2015
In patients with proximal humerus fractures, the Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Physical Function Computer Adaptive Test was found to be useful…

Concussion specialists, physical therapists added to University Hospitals

August 3, 2015
To strengthen University Hospitals’ concussion management program, the university recently announced it has added primary care concussion specialists and physical…
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BLOG: Patient financing also can be used as a marketing tool

August 3, 2015
I speak with health care practices on a regular basis. During these conversations, physicians usually ask a range of questions to help determine whether they should…
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Professional Practice

Language and Licensing: A Brief Review of Legal Issues Relevant to the Licensed Athletic Trainer

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, July/August 2015, Volume 7 Issue 4
California is the lone state without state-based legislation regulating the practice of athletic trainers. This article…
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Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Effect of Topical Tranexamic Acid in Reducing Bleeding and Transfusions in TKA: May 2015

Intravenous tranexamic acid (TXA) has been identified to be effective in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but the effect…
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VIDEO: A look at techniques in repair of deep osteochondral defects and MIC

July 27, 2015
CHICAGO — At the International Cartilage Repair Society Annual Meeting, Lars Peterson, MD, PhD, examined a study…
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