Orthopedics Information Center
The USPSTF has released recommendations for vitamin D and calcium supplementation for the primary prevention of fractures in community-dwelling adults.
Short-term proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are linked to an elevated risk for hip fracture among patients with Alzheimer's disease. No link is seem among patients taking long-term or cumulative PPIs.
Among NFL football players who began their careers between 1982 and 1992, career participation in the NFL, compared with limited NFL exposure obtained primarily as an NFL replacement player during a league-wide strike, was not associated with a statistically significant difference in long-term all-cause mortality.
Unknown knowns are ideas that we're aware of on some level but, for whatever reason, choose not to admit to ourselves.
It is essential for healthcare professionals to collaborate with other experts from all specialty areas.
The more I work, the more I realize how much of medicine is treating both a person's mind and body.
A 64-year-old woman presents to an urgent care clinic with 24 hours of left foot pain. She states that she tweaked it while jogging. The pain is localized to the lateral portion of her foot.
The condition has one fundamental pathophysiology but multiple distinct clinical presentations, including venous and neurogenic.
Learn what factors distort the waves used in scanning procedures when metal is present.
Why are individuals with diabetes especially prone to developing frozen shoulder?
What is a good screening test for evaluation of closed head injury?
Could a patient's anterior thigh pain signify osteosarcoma?
Ruling out pes planus can help avoid unnecessary prescriptions and referrals.