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Smith & Nephew posts second-quarter, half-year financials

July 30, 2015

Smith & Nephew recently announced strong second-quarter trading and half-year financial results, according to a company press release.

Included in the company’s report was an underlying revenue increase of 5% in the second quarter and a 4% underlying revenue increase for the half-year. Trading profit in the half-year was also up by an underlying 6%, and the trading profit margin was up 70 basis points at 22.5% in that span.

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Ankle sleeves, lace-up braces may improve neuromuscular control during Drop Vertical Jump test

July 30, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — When using ankle sleeves and lace-up braces, athletes showed improvements in neuromuscular control while performing the Drop Vertical Jump test…
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Rod contouring with French bender reduced stiffness and yield strength

July 30, 2015
Rod contouring with the use of a French bender reduced rod stiffness and rod yield strength in all types of rods, according to researchers’ findings.The…
Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport Meeting News Coverage

Surgical intervention for athletes with Lisfranc injuries likely allows for return to sport

July 29, 2015
LONG BEACH, Calif. — According to study findings presented here, athletes who require surgical intervention for the treatment of Lisfranc injuries are typically…

Spine Pain Management receives final patent for Quad Video Halo

July 29, 2015
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a “Final Patent” to Spine Pain Management allowing all claims for its new video transparency accessory for…
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Multimodal Analgesia for Total Joint Arthroplasty

Orthopedics, July 2015, Volume 38 Issue 7
Optimal perioperative pain control for total joint arthroplasty remains a challenge. Whereas traditional regimens have…
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Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty

Enhancing Postoperative Outcomes in Joint Arthroplasty: Overstepping the Cornerstones of Traditional Pain Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Orthopedic procedures are associated with varying degrees of postsurgical pain that represent a challenge for…
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VIDEO: A look at the AOSSM Annual Meeting

VIDEO: A look at the AOSSM Annual Meeting

July 24, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, Augustus Mazzocca
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