In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in orthopedics. 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

Infant walkers still pose significant injury risk for young children

September 25, 2018
Injuries associated with infant walkers — a product designed to allow infants between the ages of 5 and 15 months to walk independently before…
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Medialization, non-medialization yielded clinical improvements in full-thickness rotator cuff tears

September 24, 2018
Although patients with full-thickness rotator cuff tears experienced clinical improvement postoperatively whether they underwent medialization or…
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Enthesophyte presence, teardrop distance may predict abductor tendon tears

September 23, 2018
When controlling for all variables, recently published results showed enthesophyte presence and teardrop distance were predictive of an abductor…
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Patients with FAI, borderline dysplasia may have higher risk of Outerbridge chondral damage

September 21, 2018
Compared with patients with non-borderline dysplastic hips, results showed patients with femoroacetabular impingement and borderline dysplasia had a…
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Improvements in outcomes seen up to 2 years after total ankle arthroplasty

September 20, 2018
Improvements in overall sagittal plane range of motion were seen up to 6 months after total ankle arthroplasty, with improvements for measures pain…
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Few early career family physicians feel prepared to provide buprenorphine treatment

September 20, 2018
Just 10% of early career certified family physicians felt ready to provide buprenorphine treatment for opioid use, according to 2016 National Family…
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Arthritis highly prevalent in older adults with depression

September 20, 2018
A study published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry reported that arthritis was highly prevalent among older adults with varying…
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Team-based health care improves patient outcomes, physician well-being

September 18, 2018
Implementing optimal team-based health care is associated with improvements in patient outcomes, the efficiency of care and the well-being and…
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Burnout frequency varies by specialty, but exact prevalence unclear

September 18, 2018
Symptoms of burnout and career choice regret were common among U.S. resident physicians, but differed substantially by clinical specialty, according…
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EULAR recommends against treating hand OA with conventional, biologic DMARDs

September 18, 2018
EULAR has for the first time updated its 2007 recommendations for the management of hand osteoarthritis, including a new warning against treatment…