June 06, 2020
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Initiative improves daily, discharge cleaning in long-term care facilities

A 3-month quality improvement initiative significantly increased the percentage of high-touch surfaces thoroughly cleaned throughout the day and at discharge in long-term care facilities in Brooklyn and Queens, NY, according to findings in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology.

June 06, 2020
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High-dose vitamin D does not reduce endoscopic recurrence of Crohn’s

For patients who underwent ileocolonic resection with ileocolonic anastomosis, high-dose vitamin D did not reduce the incidence of postoperative endoscopic or clinical recurrence of Crohn’s disease, according to recently published results.

June 06, 2020
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VIDEO: Combined procedure effective in failed trabeculectomy cases

VIDEO: Combined procedure effective in failed trabeculectomy cases

Juan Carlos Izquierdo, MD, discusses a study he presented looking at ab interno canaloplasty combined with ECP in patients with previous failed trabeculectomy at the virtual American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.

June 06, 2020
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Top news on diet and the heart: The CV impact of coffee, salt, tofu and more

Top news on diet and the heart: The CV impact of coffee, salt, tofu and more

Healio and Cardiology Today have compiled a list of the top read news in CV and dietary health.

June 06, 2020
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NCCN Foundation presents young investigator awards

NCCN Foundation presents young investigator awards

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network and NCCN Foundation announced five recipients of the 10th annual NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards.

June 06, 2020
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More pain catastrophizing before carpal tunnel release led to lower patient satisfaction

Patients with higher pain catastrophizing scores prior to carpal tunnel release experienced lower satisfaction at 12 months postoperatively, according to published results.

June 06, 2020
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Reduced certolizumab pegol dose feasible for patients across axSpA spectrum

Reduced certolizumab pegol dose feasible for patients across axSpA spectrum

Certolizumab pegol may be safely reduced in patients across the axial spondyloarthritis spectrum who have achieved sustained disease remission on a full dose of the drug, according to data presented at the EULAR 2020 E-Congress.

June 05, 2020
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Antibiotic resistance associated with staphylococcal ocular isolates

Antibiotic resistance associated with staphylococcal ocular isolates

Antibiotic resistance among commonly used topical antibiotics is significant, first author of the ARMOR study results told Healio/OSN.

June 05, 2020
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Vaccine summit raises $8.8 billion for child vaccine programs

Vaccine summit raises $8.8 billion for child vaccine programs

The Global Vaccine Summit, hosted virtually this week by the government of the United Kingdom, raised $8.8 billion in funding for programs to vaccinate 300 million children by 2025, according to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

June 05, 2020
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BLOG: The pandemic’s silver lining

BLOG: The pandemic’s silver lining

Like 99% of optometric practices across the country, our office had to close its physical location for several weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services: June 2020

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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services: May 2020

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Ace the Case: A 58-Year-Old Man With Progressive Exertional Dyspnea and a Nonproductive Cough

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Ace the Case: A 75-Year-Old Man With Skin Lesion

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Ace the Case: A 44-Year-Old Woman With Abdominal Bloating

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Ace the Case: A 30-Year-Old Woman With Hepatitis C

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Ace the Case: A 44-Year-Old Woman With Palpitations and Weight Loss

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Effect of Global Fracture Care Billing on Distal Radius Fractures

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

Nonoperative distal radius fracture treatment without manipulation can be coded and billed in a global fee or itemized structure. Little is known…

Nutritional Counseling Program for Morbidly Obese Patients Enables Weight Optimization for Safe Total Joint Arthroplasty

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

Obesity affects one-third of total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients and is the most common modifiable risk factor for increased complications in the TJA…

A Dual-Motor Drill Reduces Plunge, Simultaneously Gauges Depth, and Saves Time When Placing Orthopedic Screws

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

The technique for placement of orthopedic hardware remains unchanged despite technological advances. The surgeon controls drill bit speed and advancement,…

Surgical Outcomes in Selective Laminectomy and Conventional Double-Door Laminoplasty for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

Several postoperative problems have been reported in conventional cervical laminoplasty (C-LAMP), such as loss of cervical curvature, sagittal imbalance,…

Tibial Fracture Healing Score: A Novel Tool to Predict Tibial Nonunion

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

The aim of the study was to investigate the utility of a simple office-based tool in predicting the need for secondary intervention to obtain union in…

Gluteus Maximus Transfer as an Augmentation Technique for Patients With Severe Abductor Deficiency of the Hip

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

Impaired abductor function of the hip following severe abductor deficiencies can be devastating for functionality and quality of life. Recently, gluteus…

Characteristics of Pyogenic Musculoskeletal Infections in Older Children and Adolescents

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

The characteristics and clinical consequences of pyogenic bone and joint infections in older children and adolescents have received little attention. This…

Clinical Significance of Radiologic Improvement Following Single-Level Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion With Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

Indirect decompression using oblique lateral interbody fusion (OLIF) improves spinal canal dimensions by reducing spondylolisthesis and restoring…

Reasons for Failure of Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty Performed Through a Direct Anterior Approach

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

The direct anterior approach (DAA) for total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a technique popular among some arthroplasty surgeons. There is currently a paucity…

Return to Sport Following Adolescent Concussion: Epidemiologic Findings From a High School Population

Orthopedics Online Advanced Release, June 5, 2020

High school athletes sustaining a concussion require careful attention when determining return-to-sport (RTS) readiness. The purpose of this study was to…