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Female physicians make 'substantially' less than male counterparts

July 22, 2016

Significant salary differences exist between male and female physicians at public medical schools, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

This gap persisted after accounting for various factors, such as experience, specialty and age, Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, from the department of health care policy at Harvard Medical School, and colleagues reported.

Higher ASA class, BMI associated with decreased physical function after ankle surgery

July 22, 2016
TORONTO — Increased American Society of Anesthesiologists class, BMI and patient age at the time of surgery for ankle fracture were independently predictive of…

Nearly half of physicians see fewer patients each day due to EHR use

July 22, 2016
Physicians have mixed feelings about electronic health record usage, according to a report published by Physicians Practice. The 2016 Tech Report included an annual…
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Increased BMI, anxiety associated with higher total knee replacement-related costs

July 22, 2016
Higher total knee replacement-related costs were associated with increased baseline BMI, anxiety and poor social support among patients with knee osteoarthritis…

Patients who smoked had higher rates of wound complications after total ankle arthroplasty

July 22, 2016
TORONTO — Patients who underwent total ankle arthroplasty and smoked experienced significantly higher rates of wound complications and worse functional outcome…
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Biomechanical Study of a Subscapularis Repair Technique for Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, July 12, 2016
Secure subscapularis repair is an essential element of total shoulder arthroplasty. Some surgeons prefer subscapularis…
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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: A look at factors which lead to OA development after ACL injury, reconstruction

July 20, 2016
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