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Hospital Readmission Reduction Program and ReadmissionsHospital Readmission Reduction Program and Readmissions

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:00:00 EST

How has the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program impacted the rates of readmissions after inpatient surgery -- particularly among Medicare patients?
Annals of Surgery



Intra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections in Knee OAIntra-Articular Corticosteroid Injections in Knee OA

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:00:00 EST

Intra-articular corticosteroid injections are a non-surgical treatment option for knee OA, but certain patient factors may impact efficacy.
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons



Shoulder Decompression No Better Than Placebo Surgery Shoulder Decompression No Better Than Placebo Surgery

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:56:36 EST

Arthroscopic subacromial decompression surgery may not relieve shoulder pain any better than arthroscopy alone, a study found.
Medscape Medical News



Hand, Wrist Injuries in High School Sports Often SevereHand, Wrist Injuries in High School Sports Often Severe

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:01:12 EST

High school athletes have high rates of hand and wrist injuries, especially in certain sports, according to a new U.S. study.
Reuters Health Information



Doctor's Rx for a Stiff Knee: 90 Percocet PillsDoctor's Rx for a Stiff Knee: 90 Percocet Pills

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:51:42 EST

As public health officials grapple with how to slow the growing opioid epidemic, the over-prescription of narcotics after even minor surgery is coming under new scrutiny.
Kaiser Health News



Saliva Test May Detect Biomarker for Prolonged ConcussionSaliva Test May Detect Biomarker for Prolonged Concussion

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:50:27 EST

Fifteen microRNAs served as a biomarker for prolonged concussion symptoms.
Medscape Medical News



New CDC Guideline for Preventing Surgical Site InfectionsNew CDC Guideline for Preventing Surgical Site Infections

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:00:00 EST

The CDC has provided updated recommendations to help reduce the rate of surgical site infections. Find out what's new.
American Nurse Today



Suture Anchor Repair for Ruptured Deltoid LigamentSuture Anchor Repair for Ruptured Deltoid Ligament

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:00:00 EST

Is deltoid ligament reconstruction using suture anchor fixation an effective treatment strategy in pronation ankle injuries?
Current Orthopaedic Practice



Radiologists Want Patients to Get Test Results FasterRadiologists Want Patients to Get Test Results Faster

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:29:40 EST

Patients these days expect to get imaging test results more promptly than they did in the past – and radiologists are moving toward making that happen, researchers say.
Reuters Health Information



Alpine Visitors Should Know the Signs of Acute Mountain SicknessAlpine Visitors Should Know the Signs of Acute Mountain Sickness

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:29:44 EST

Going quickly from low altitude to high altitude can cause headache, fatigue and nausea, the American Medical Association warns in a new publication directed at travelers.
Reuters Health Information



Screening Unlikely to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in AthletesScreening Unlikely to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:23:51 EST

Most athletes who die suddenly during competitive sports have conditions that cannot be diagnosed by preparticipation screening, a new study finds.
Medscape Medical News



Brain Imaging Identifies CTE in a Living PersonBrain Imaging Identifies CTE in a Living Person

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:41:41 EST

A PET scan using a tau tracer accurately diagnosed chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a living professional football player, a finding researchers describe as a diagnostic 'milestone.'
Medscape Medical News



Whistleblowing Neurosurgeon Wins Big, but at a PriceWhistleblowing Neurosurgeon Wins Big, but at a Price

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:26:10 EST

A neurosurgeon convinced a judge that he was fired for reporting a colleague whose license was later suspended for disruptive behavior. The victor's $17.5 million court award, though, comes at a price.
Medscape Medical News



Virtual Modeling of Alignment After Spinal Deformity SurgeryVirtual Modeling of Alignment After Spinal Deformity Surgery

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:00:00 EST

A novel virtual modeling technique could play an important role in the assessment of sagittal alignment after spinal deformity surgery.
Spine



Johnson & Johnson Hit With $247M Verdict in Hip Implant TrialJohnson & Johnson Hit With $247M Verdict in Hip Implant Trial

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:42:39 EST

A federal jury in Dallas on Thursday ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay $247 million to six patients who said they were injured by defective Pinnacle hip implants.
Reuters Health Information