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The Alarming Rise of Physician Suicide
LegWorks Releases Waterproof, Hydraulic Prosthetic Knee
Buffalo, New York-based LegWorks, Inc. is making life better and more fun for super active...
Poorer Patients More Likely to Undergo Amputation?
Given that prior research has shown sex and racial disparities with regard to above knee amputation...
How to Maximize Simulation Training? New Study: Tactile Feedback
A team of University of Iowa researchers studied 55 residents from four medical centers in order to...
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Caring for the Intimate Partner Trauma Patient: Life Saving Tips
Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed.
Credit AAOS For Bi-Partisan Medical Preparedness Bill
The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is applauding House and Senate passage of a...
DOD Has $23.25 Million to Spend on Orthopedic Research Grants
The deadline is June 26 for submitting a pre-application to possibly win an orthopedics research...
When Is Nonoperative Geriatric Hip Fracture Preferred?
Don’t often hear about older hip fractures being done nonoperatively? That’s because it...
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Physician Burnout: Its Cost and Treatment
What Memorial Day Means to One Orthopedic Surgeon
As Memorial Day approaches, Cedars Sinai orthopedic surgeon Daniel C. Allison, M.D., finds himself...
Brainlab Issues Class 1 Recall of Its Spinal Navigation Software
The Brainlab Spine & Trauma 3D Navigation software, which controls the Brainlab Spine &...
Millions of New DOD Research Dollars for Orthopedics
A Defense Department (DOD) program called the Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program (PRORP)...
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Orthopedic Surgery is Dangerous…for the Surgeon!
14,415 Patient Fracture Study: Screws or Nails?
Using the American College of Surgeons National Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database,...
OrthoXel’s Femoral Nail Cleared by FDA
Cork, Ireland-based OrthoXel's new femoral nailing system has been cleared by the FDA for sale in...
Prior Fracture Systemically Raises Fracture Risk
In a study of 3,956 Caucasian women aged ≥ 65 years researchers found that having one fracture...
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Zimmer Biomet, Faith In Practice: Elevating Care and Spirits in Guatemala
Elizabeth Hofheinz, M.P.H., M.Ed.
Cataracts Linked to Osteoporosis, Fracture?
Elderly patients scheduling an appointment with the orthopedic surgeon may want to schedule with...
Massive, Comprehensive Study: Vitamin D Not Helpful
In a comprehensive evaluation of previous systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and trial-sequential...
Study: Unusually High Chance of Secondary Fractures in Men
New research from Canada (unpublished) has found that men had a 3x higher risk of a secondary...
Novel Treatment for Fragile, Osteoporotic Bone Fractures Cleared
lluminOss Medical, headquartered in East Providence, Rhode Island, has announced that its...
Purdue Lands $1.7mm to Develop Novel Fracture Drug
A broken bone may be just an inconvenience to a young person but for one who is elderly it can be...
The Economics of Trauma Patients
A new retrospective study of 440 adults from a Level-1 trauma center has quantified the economics...
Study: Delayed Hip Fracture Surgery Raises Costs
A recent study of nearly 42,230 Canadians has found that having hip fracture patients wait more...
Sanjit Konda’s Key Study of Elderly Trauma Risk
Sanjit Konda, M.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone...
Broken Bones, Broken Lives?
If you look only at the broken bone, you miss the whole picture, says new work from the University...
Paragon 28 Launches Bone Graft Harvesting System
Paragon 28, Inc., located in Englewood, Colorado, has announced the launch and release of an...
Study: Long-Term Mortality Risk Following Fractures
Researchers from Australia set out to highlight how long the increased risk of dying exists from...
Secret to Faster and Better Fracture Healing? Vitamin D
René St-Arnaud, Ph.D., director of research at Shriners Hospital for Children, in Canada, reports...
Shock: Common Test for Fracture Risk Not Predictive?
A multicenter study has dug into the issue of whether two recommended serum markers (CTX and PINP)...
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