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Physicians debate ACGME's Milestones initiative

September 26, 2016

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education’s Milestones initiative and its role in internal medicine are a source of debate for physicians.

According to recently published findings, many physicians agree the Milestones program is challenging to implement; therefore, making it an inaccurate and invaluable method of educating and assessing residents’ performance. However, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) asserts it is taking the necessary measures to mend the issue and enhance the Milestones program.

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VIDEO: A look at the NJR’s annual report on THR, TKR

September 26, 2016
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND — At the British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, Matthew Porteous, MB, MS, FRCS, FRCS(Ortho), discusses what the Annual Report…

Eagle Surgical Products exhibits anti-stick solution for electrosurgery

September 26, 2016
Eagle Surgical Products LLC will exhibit Electro Lube, its anti-stick solution for electrosurgery, at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting…
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Recognize, treat ‘hidden’ deformity in some patients with degenerative conditions

September 26, 2016
SAN DIEGO — Neurosurgeons focused on the spine may need to resort to spinal correction techniques similar to those used to correct spinal deformity to obtain…
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No advantages seen with closed suction drainage for direct anterior hip arthroplasty

September 26, 2016
Results from this study indicated patients who underwent direct anterior total hip arthroplasty with closed suction drainage had no clinical benefits or disadvantages…
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Definitive Treatment of Infected Shoulder Arthroplasty With a Cement Spacer

Orthopedics, September/October 2016, Volume 39 Issue 5
Infection in the setting of shoulder arthroplasty can result in significant pain, loss of function, and the need for…
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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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British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress 2016

British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress 2016

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VIDEO: A look at the NJR’s annual report on THR, TKR

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