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ASA: Review Links Opioids With Complications Post-Spine Surgery

ASA: Review Links Opioids With Complications Post-Spine Surgery

Higher postoperative pain score, worse quality of life for post-op pain management with opioids.

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use Tied to Hip Fracture in Dialysis Patients

Correlation between PPI and hip fracture persisted for subgroups with low, medium, high PPI use.

Fifteen Genetic Determinants of Fracture Identified

All determinants also associated with bone mineral density, which showed causal effect on fracture.

Opinion

Are your colleagues continuing to perform unnecessary arthroscopies?

Unknown knowns are ideas that we're aware of on some level but, for whatever reason, choose not to admit to ourselves.

Treating patients with a fracture: Engage an expert

It is essential for healthcare professionals to collaborate with other experts from all specialty areas.

Bringing patients peace of mind through therapeutic x-rays

The more I work, the more I realize how much of medicine is treating both a person's mind and body.

Clinical Features

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

An elderly man presents to the emergency department with elbow and biceps pain after falling on the stairs.

Case Study: Foot pain after jogging

Case Study: Foot pain after jogging

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.

Slideshows

Ortho Dx: Persistent Leg Pain in a Dancer

Ortho Dx: Persistent Leg Pain in a Dancer

A 16-year-old girl presents with leg pain that has persisted for 2 months. The pain is aggravated during her dance ...

Ortho Dx: Failed Hip Pinning

Ortho Dx: Failed Hip Pinning

An 82-year-old female patient presents with a nondisplaced femoral neck fracture 2 months after undergoing hip fracture repair.

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