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Several factors correlated with patient comprehension of foot and ankle injury, treatment

July 29, 2016

TORONTO — Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Annual Meeting showed patient comprehension of issues related to the foot and ankle correlated with race, education, occupation, prior evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon and visit type.

“Foot and ankle-specific comprehension is crucial for [the] doctor/patient relationship [and] patients need to have adequate comprehension so they can form decisions,” Andrew Rosenbaum, MD, said in his presentation.

In the Journals

Self-efficacy improvements seen in patients with knee OA, higher treatment expectations

July 29, 2016
Patients with providers that expressed higher expectations about the success of acupuncture treatment showed improved self-efficacy, which was related to pain relief…
In the Journals

Use of a patellar brace for patellofemoral joint OA may lower contact stress

July 28, 2016
Patients with patellofemoral joint osteoarthritis who used a patellar brace had a significant increase in the patellofemoral joint lateral contact area and a decrease in…
Meeting News Coverage

Peripheral nerve block associated with low postoperative complication rate

July 28, 2016
TORONTO — Results presented at the American Orthopaedic Foot &Ankle Society Annual Meeting showed use of peripheral nerve block in foot and ankle surgery was…
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Belgian Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology focuses on high-quality science, collaboration

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2016
For an orthopaedic society with about 500 members, the Belgian Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology just launched a government-mandated hip and knee joint…
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Total Knee Arthroplasty After Knee Arthroscopy in Patients Older Than 50 Years

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Online Advanced Release, July 27, 2016
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CME

Use of a Bipolar Blood-Sealing System During Total Joint Arthroplasty: December 2015

The goal of the clinical use of a bipolar blood-sealing system is to reduce perioperative blood loss in total joint…
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American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting 2016

American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Annual Meeting 2016

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VIDEO: Lattermann speaks to early anti-inflammatory treatment in patients with ACL tears

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