In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in athletic training. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Time to antibiotics, coverage can predict infection of open-tibia fractures

January 28, 2015
Infection of type III open-tibia fractures was predicted by time from injury to antibiotics and to wound coverage, according to stud results…
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Intraosseous lesions may be linked with osteochondromas

January 27, 2015
Recently published data established a tentative link between patients exhibiting multiple osteochondromas and intraosseous chondroid lesions…
In the Journals

Subpectoral biceps tenodesis may produce good outcomes for SLAP tears

January 27, 2015
A majority of patients with superior labral anterior-posterior tears who underwent subpectoral biceps tenodesis were found to have positive clinical…
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Study findings show rapid acceptance of RSA in United States

January 27, 2015
Since its introduction in 2004, reverse shoulder arthroplasty has gained rapid acceptance, accounting for one-third of all shoulder arthroplasty…
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Simultaneous bilateral TKA may be functionally preferable to unilateral TKA

January 27, 2015
In a recently published study, researchers found patients with knee arthritis who underwent simultaneous bilateral total knee arthroplasty had better…
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Study data show PRP has positive effect on tenocyte proliferation recovery

January 26, 2015
Platelet-rich plasma had a positive effect on tenocyte proliferation and recovery on initial application, according to study results. However, the…
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Intra-articular bupivacaine injection after THA reduces pain, meperidine use

January 26, 2015
Patients who received an intra-articular injection of bupivacaine after total hip arthroplasty experienced reduced pain and meperidine use within the…
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Young men at highest risk for closed reduction after elbow dislocation

January 26, 2015
Men 20 years of age or younger are at the highest risk of closed reduction following an elbow dislocation, according to recently published data…
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Patients evaluated for orthopedic tumors often undergo unnecessary imaging

Orthopaedics Today Europe, March
Results of a recently published study indicated patients evaluated for a musculoskeletal tumors frequently underwent unnecessary imaging procedures…
In the Journals

Patients evaluated for orthopedic tumors often undergo unnecessary imaging

January 23, 2015
Results of a recently published study indicated patients evaluated for a musculoskeletal tumors frequently underwent unnecessary imaging procedures…
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