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Comparing anticoagulants to prevent venous thromboembolism after hip and knee arthroplasty

Comparing anticoagulants to prevent venous thromboembolism after hip and knee arthroplasty

Fondaparinux and rivaroxaban were associated with increased risk of major bleeding in patients who underwent total hip or knee arthroplasty.

Forty percent of hospitalized patients report breakdowns in care

Hospital patients reported breakdowns in care, which included information exchange, medications, delays in admission, team communication, providers' manner, and discharge.

Increased mortality for percutaneous coronary intervention at safety-net hospitals

Risk-adjusted in-hospital mortality is significantly increased at safety-net hospitals for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.

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Case Study in Urgent Care: Leg edema and shortness of breath

Case Study in Urgent Care: Leg edema and shortness of breath

A 44-year-old man presents to an urgent care clinic with leg edema and shortness of breath.

Wrist pain after a fall: a simple fracture?

Wrist pain after a fall: a simple fracture?

After a fall on an outstretched hand, wrist injuries are common, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.

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