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Guest commentary: Shed light on Black History with a social media movement

March 30, 2020
In this guest commentary, Earl V. Campbell III, MD, Advanced Interventional Endoscopy Fellow and gastroenterologist at Yale School of
In the JournalsFrom OT Europe

Disposable implants for lumbar fusion had lower environmental impact vs reusable implants

Orthopaedics Today Europe, March 2020
Use of a disposable implant system for one-level lumbar fusion surgery had a significantly lower environmental impact compared with a reusable…
FDA approvals

FDA approves wrist replacement implant designed by HSS surgeon

March 29, 2020
A new total wrist replacement device has been approved by the FDA, according to a Hospital for Special Surgery release. The device is the product of…
Industry News

Bioventus appoints new CEO

March 28, 2020
Ken Reali has been named the new CEO of Bioventus, according to a company press release. Reali, the former president and CEO of Clinical Innovations…
In the JournalsPerspectiveFrom OT Europe

Inflammatory, metabolic factors may be associated with concurrent hand OA, rotator cuff tears

March 27, 2020
Patients with hand osteoarthritis with higher serum high-sensitive C-reactive protein and low HDL levels may have a higher prevalence of concurrent…
In the Journals

Clinical note-scanning technology could help decipher between acute and chronic low back pain

March 27, 2020
Scanning health records with artificial intelligence technology may create a distinction between acute and chronic lower back pain and their…
In the Journals

Preoperative opioid education may reduce opioid consumption after arthroscopic meniscectomy

March 26, 2020
Published results showed a decrease in postoperative opioid consumption and the duration of when opioid pills are used after arthroscopic…

American College of Surgeons releases surgical triage guidelines during COVID-19 pandemic

March 26, 2020
The American College of Surgeons released new surgical triage guidelines on surgical decision-making for curtailing
In the Journals

Patient-reported outcome measures, patient satisfaction had weak correlation after TJA

March 26, 2020
With a finding of weak to moderate correlation between patient-reported outcome measures and patient satisfaction, published results advise against…
Meeting News

Women and ethnic groups underrepresented in physical medicine and rehabilitation medical education

March 25, 2020
Current gender and ethnic diversity trends show women and ethnic minorities are significantly underrepresented in the physical medicine and…
In the Journals

Quality improvement initiative reduced transfusions during total joint replacement

March 25, 2020
Use of a quality improvement initiative effectively decreased blood transfusions and kept transfusions within the American Association of Blood Banks…
Feature

Social distancing ‘is all we have’ to prevent spread of COVID-19

March 25, 2020
Millions of Americans have been ordered by state health officials to stay home until further notice except for essential needs, such as food and…
Blog

BLOG: Consider NSAID use in orthopedic patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

March 25, 2020
by Ian D. Hutchinson, MD, MCh NSAIDs provide effective symptom relief for a myriad of arthralgias and inflammatory conditions for the orthopedic…
Perspective

The CORE Institute implements orthopedic walk-in clinics to ease burden in COVID-19 pandemic

March 24, 2020
To help ease the burden likely to be placed on emergency rooms, urgent care centers and hospitals with the possible influx of patients presenting…
In the JournalsPerspective

Surgical jacket, bouffant use may not prevent surgical site infections

March 24, 2020
Use of surgical jackets and bouffants during surgery may be neither beneficial nor cost-effective in preventing surgical site infections, according…
Point/Counter

What is the United States’ single greatest weakness in its pandemic preparedness?

March 24, 2020
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11, citing “alarming levels of spread and…
In the Journals

Pediatric patients with soft tissue sarcoma, public insurance may have lower overall survival

March 24, 2020
Published results showed inferior overall survival among pediatric, adolescent and young adult patients with soft tissue sarcoma who had low-income…
In the Journals

Head sensors often record false positive impact events in youth sports

March 23, 2020
Video or observer confirmation of sensor data from youth sport concussion testing is essential to ensure reliable results, according to researchers…
In the JournalsPerspective

High volume of irrigation may reduce risk of recurrent septic arthritis of the shoulder

March 23, 2020
Single arthroscopic irrigation and debridement effectively eradicated septic arthritis among most native shoulder joints, with volume of irrigation…
Feature

ACA turns 10: Experts reflect on the law’s impact on health care

March 23, 2020
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law 10 years ago today. In a recent video released by Protect Our Care, a group that wants to preserve the…