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Preoperative opioid consumption may yield greater opioid requirements after rotator cuff repair

Preoperative opioid consumption may yield greater opioid requirements after rotator cuff repair
April 18, 2019

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Hospital Readmission Reduction Program led to shift in excess readmission penalties

April 18, 2019
Published results showed a significant shift in penalties for excess readmissions when hospitals were stratified under Medicare’s Hospital Readmission Reduction…
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Debridement, antibiotics and implant retention seen as viable treatment for PJI after TKA

April 18, 2019
According to recently published results, debridement, antibiotics and implant retention was as viable and safe treatment for periprosthetic infection after primary total…
Meeting News

3 ways to reduce burnout

April 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Data indicate that rates of physician burnout are declining, but it remains a significant issue for clinicians, a speaker at the American College of…
In the Journals

Vibration stimulation of external ear alleviates inflammation in RA

April 17, 2019
The application of a device that uses vibration to stimulate the cymba concha on the external ear can inhibit the production of TNF, IL-1 beta, and IL-6 in healthy…
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Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion Versus Posterior Laminoplasty for Cervical Oppressive Myelopathy Secondary to Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament: A Meta-analysis

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, April 9, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare the clinical effect of anterior cervical corpectomy with fusion vs…
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CME ABIM MOC

Ace the Case: A 64-Year-Old Man with Painful Knee Osteoarthritis Who Does Not Want a Total Knee Arthroplasty

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This "Ace the Case" activity will utilize a case study to discuss the diagnosis and treatment options for a
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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: Speaker discusses app that may allow for earlier return to function after knee replacement

April 9, 2019
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