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FDA allows marketing of first diagnostic test kit to help detect periprosthetic joint infections

May 24, 2019

Orthopedic surgeons, centers seek to be part of the solution to the opioid crisis

May 24, 2019
The opioid crisis is a growing problem, and statistics show the opioid prescribing practices of orthopedic surgeons may contribute to this serious situation.

Twin Cities Orthopedics opioid guidelines program reduced prescriptions after orthopedic surgery

May 24, 2019
Twin Cities Orthopedics in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area has significantly reduced pain medication prescriptions and improved the habits for safe disposal of unused…
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Potentially FDA-approved medications face significant scrutiny on their printed materials

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — The FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion uses many methods to assess the validity of a potential medication’s print advertising…
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Industry Consulting Payments to Orthopedic Surgeons Are Associated With Increased Publications

Orthopedics, May/June 2019, Volume 42 Issue 3
In accordance with the Physician Payment Sunshine Act, all industry payments to physicians in the United States have…
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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VIDEO: Speaker says employers should have direct relationships with orthopedic groups

January 18, 2019
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