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Survey: American physicians satisfied with career choice despite challenges

March 30, 2017

A survey of 1,200 American physicians, residents and medical students found that nine out of 10 physicians are satisfied with their career choice despite common challenges, according to a press release from the AMA.

The AMA conducted the survey in February and concluded respondents are dealing with administrative burdens, stress and lack of time. For residents, the major challenges included long hours and on-call schedules.

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VIDEO: Speakers discuss early results, economic value knee system for TKA

March 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO —  David Fisher, MD, and Prof. David Parkin, spoke about the early results and economic value proposition of the ATTUNE knee system (DePuy

K2M announces new platform of 3-D solutions

March 30, 2017
K2M announced its new Balance Axial Coronal Sagittal platform and debuted it at three leading spine meetings in March 2017. According to a company press release, the…
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VIDEO: Presenter discusses treatment of lateral epicondylitis

March 30, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Leesa M. Galatz, MD, discussed various nonoperative treatments suggested for lateral…

AMA, Mayo Clinic working to create ‘medical school of the future’

March 29, 2017
The AMA and the Mayo Clinic recently convened its 32-school Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium to develop innovative ideas regarding physician training…
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Biomechanical Analysis of Intervertebral Cement Extravasation in Vertebral Motion Segments

Orthopedics, March/April 2017, Volume 40 Issue 2
Kyphoplasty is a therapeutic option for pain relief in the setting of compression fractures. Cement extravasation into…
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Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction: Overview of Evaluation and Management. June 2015

The posterior tibialis is a muscle in the deep posterior compartment of the calf that plays several key roles in the…
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VIDEO: KOOS Jr. is valid outcome measure for revision knee arthroplasty, speaker says

March 24, 2017
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