Opioid series highlights new programs developed to reduce opioid use

July 8, 2019
Healio.com/Orthopedics highlights new programs and approaches developed by practices to help reduce patient opioid use. More stories from this…
In the JournalsPerspective

Age, gender did not impact patient-reported outcomes after MPFL reconstruction

July 8, 2019
According to recently published results, age at first dislocation and patient gender did not influence patient-reported quality of life outcomes…
Perspective

ORIF for Lisfranc injuries yielded lower cost, complication rate vs arthrodesis

July 7, 2019
Treatment of Lisfranc injuries with open reduction internal fixation or ORIF was associated with lower costs and fewer complications than primary…
Meeting News

Knee surgeons debate acceptability of varus in TKA

July 6, 2019
PARK CITY, Utah — In a debate about the effect of placing the tibia in varus on total knee arthroplasty rates, which was held at the Joint…
Blog

BLOG: Prevent a lawsuit before it happens

July 5, 2019
by Sam Dyer, PA-C, MHS Standard of care is a legal term, not a medical term. It means what a reasonable and average provider of similar skill…

Geisinger partners with community to reduce opioid addiction

July 5, 2019
With help from the surrounding community, Geisinger has implemented and expanded its opioid management program to combat opioid use disorder and…
In the Journals

Capsulotomy repair vs nonrepair yields better outcomes after hip arthroscopy for FAI

July 3, 2019
Researchers saw better outcomes in patients who underwent arthroscopic femoroacetabular correction and hip labral repair with capsulotomy repair at…
From OT Europe

Scientific awards winners at EFORT Congress selected from high-quality abstracts

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2019
A congress is always as good as its presentations. In this regard, the EFORT Congress can always rely on the experts from Europe and worldwide. The…
From OT Europe

Orthopaedic clinics offer early osteoporosis diagnostics and fracture prevention

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2019
It is common for orthopaedic surgeons to encounter patients with low-energy fractures. This has led to increasing interest in prevention of
From OT Europe

Orthopaedic and traumatology practice impacted by 20th EFORT Congress in Lisbon

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2019
A month ago, the doors of the 20th Anniversary EFORT Congress in Lisbon closed following positive feedback about the meeting from many of faculty…
From OT Europe

EFORT symposium focuses on new MDR’s possible impact on orthopaedic practice, device innovation

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2019
With members of regulatory authorities and medical device providers sharing the stage at the EFORT Annual Congress, there were bound to be a few…
From OT Europe

EFORT Open Reviews: A round-up of recently published articles

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2019
EFORT Open Reviews (EOR) is the new open access journal from EFORT and Bone & Joint Publishing. All articles are free to read online with no…
From OT Europe

EFORT Annual Congress brought together the scientific community devoted to orthopaedic care

Orthopaedics Today Europe, July 2019
LISBON, Portugal — The European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology provided a platform for its 39 member…
In the JournalsPerspective

Multi-disciplinary workflow increases naloxone access in rural America

July 3, 2019
Pharmacists, front office staff and physicians worked together to boost the number of naloxone prescriptions at a clinic in rural Oregon, according…
In the JournalsPerspective

Older age, good pain control may reduce narcotic refill rate after TKA

July 3, 2019
Risk of requiring narcotic refill following total knee arthroplasty may be lower among elderly patients and patients with good pain control…
In the JournalsPerspective

Peripheral arthritis can occur at any time during new axial SpA

July 3, 2019
Among patients with recent-onset axial spondyloarthritis, 36% reported developing peripheral arthritis at any time during their disease duration…
FDA News

FDA warns opioid repackers for ‘significant violations’

July 2, 2019
The FDA announced it issued warnings letters to three companies that repackage opioids — Asclemed USA Inc., doing business as Enovachem…

History of concussion linked to increased risk of injury in college football players

July 2, 2019
Sports-related concussion history correlated with a greater musculoskeletal injury risk, according to results presented at the National Athletic…
In the Journals

Decreased core muscle endurance among risk factors for lower extremity overuse injuries

July 2, 2019
According to published findings, dynamic postural control and core muscle strength and endurance were found as risk factors for lower extremity…
In the Journals

Abatacept, TNF inhibitors similar in 9-year persistence rates in RA

July 2, 2019
Abatacept demonstrated similar 9-year persistence rates as TNF inhibitors when used as a first-line treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, and had…