Orthopedics News

Risk Factors ID'd for Worse QOL From Knee Osteoarthritis
Family History of Diabetes Tied to Higher BMD in Normoglycemia
FDA Approves Tether Device to Correct Idiopathic Scoliosis
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
NSAIDs Contribute to Increased CVD Risk in Osteoarthritis
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Bone Health Management Key in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Risk for Cardiovascular Deaths Increased With Hip, Knee OA
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
Work-Related Injuries Up Suicide and Drug-Related Death
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
Sling, PT May Be OK for Two-Part Proximal Humerus Fractures
Minor Changes in BMD Seen With Tenofovir PrEP in Short Term
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
FDA Grants First Approvals for Generic Versions of Lyrica
Sleep Disorders Up Health Care Visits, Costs for Low Back Pain
FRAX Score Underestimates Risk for Fracture in Multiple Sclerosis
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Safety Practice Violations ID'd in Septic Arthritis Outbreak
Tool Uses Spine X-Rays to Assess Response to Osteoporosis Tx
Prescribing Fewer Tablets Can Cut Post-ACL Surgery Opioid Use
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Elderly-Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis Ups Bone Erosion Risk
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
High Social Stress Linked to Greater Bone Loss After Menopause
Osteoporosis Undertreated in Joint Replacement Patients
About 12 Percent With Ankle Sprain Fill Opioid Prescriptions
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Adults With Cerebral Palsy at Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
Operating Time for Hip, Knee Replacement Overestimated
Survey Reveals Gaps in Opioid Rx Patterns of Orthopedic Surgeons
Tanezumab Improves Scores for Pain, Function in Osteoarthritis
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Outcomes Improved After ACL Repair With Three Tendon Graft Types
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Triclosan Exposure May Lower Bone Mineral Density in Women
Cancer Survivors Have High Prevalence of Chronic Pain
Antacid Use in First Year of Life Tied to Later Fracture Risk
Many Patients Excluded From Knee Cartilage Research Studies
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Elderly Women May Still Benefit From Osteoporosis Treatment
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
High Soy Intake May Cut Fracture Risk in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
Head, Facial Injuries From Motorized Scooters on the Rise
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Microbes Tied to Pedicle Screw Loosening, Spinal Implant Failure
Number of Cancer Survivors Set to Top 22 Million by 2030
Access to Health Care Has Little Impact on Longevity
Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Work Often Unnecessary
Opioid Safety Initiative Can Decrease Opioid Prescriptions
Gastric Bypass Tied to Higher Fracture Risk Versus Gastric Band
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
2000 to 2016 Saw Mortality From Falls Increase for Seniors
AI Model Based on Deep Learning Detects ACL Tears on Knee MRI
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Gout Linked to Increased Risk for Venous Thromboembolism
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
Experts Develop Standardized Tool for Describing Cell Therapies
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
More Than 1 in 4 Middle-Aged Men, Women Have Low Bone Mineral Density
Hip Fracture Linked to Increased Risk for Death in T2DM Patients
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
FDA Permits Marketing of Test to Detect Periprosthetic Joint Infection
Poverty Ups Risk for Amputation After Knee Replacement
U.S. Lawmakers Say WHO Opioid Guidelines Too Lax
Fracture Risk Tool Useful for Women on Aromatase Inhibitors
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Global Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases on the Rise
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Opioid Quantity Prescribed After Musculoskeletal Injury Tied to Prolonged Use
Prevalence of Low Back Pain About 26.4 Percent in U.S. Workers
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
CDC: Prevalence of Arthritis 22.8 Percent in U.S. Adults in 2017
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Oral Contraceptive Pill May Protect Against ACL Tears
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Thiazide Use May Lower Fracture Risk in Patients With Alzheimer Disease
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
U.K. Study IDs Risk Factors Tied to Knee Replacement Revision
FDA Announces New Steps to Reduce Risks Tied to Surgical Staplers
Stroke Patients Infrequently Screened, Treated for Bone Loss
CDC Provides Clarification of Opioid Prescribing Guideline
Risks, Benefits of Long-Term Drug Therapy for Osteoporosis Reviewed
Injection Timing Tied to Risk for Infection in Rotator Cuff Repair
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Surgical Site Infection Rates May Differ by Gender
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
FDA: Patients Should Not Abruptly Stop Taking a Prescribed Opioid
FDA Approves Osteoporosis Tx for High-Risk Postmenopausal Women
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
Chloroprocaine Offers Adequate Anesthesia for Knee Arthroscopy
Most Osteoporosis Guidelines Do Not Discuss Patient Choices
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
One Hour of Activity/Week Helps Maintain Disability-Free Status
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Awake Endoscopic Spinal Fusion Appears to Be Safe, Effective
Cimzia Injection Approved for New Inflammatory Arthritis Indication
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Frailty May Up Fracture Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
Higher Disease Burden for OA Than RA After Six Months
ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Image-Guided Intervention May Ease Pain of Severe Tennis Elbow
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
AAOS: Supplement Use Low in Patients With Osteoporosis, Hip Fracture
AAOS: Underweight Status Increases Shoulder Arthroplasty Complications
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
Elderly Men Undertreated for Osteoporosis
AAOS: One-Third of U.S. Children Report Back Pain
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Tramadol May Up Mortality Risk in Osteoarthritis Patients
Patterns of Joint Behavior Useful for Juvenile Arthritis Classification
2004 to 2017 Saw Increase in Fractures for Elderly Dog Walkers
Some Lose Independence After Surgical Tx of Femoral Neck Fx
Electronic Order Set May Reduce Inappropriate ECG Monitoring
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Risk Factors ID'd for Site Infection After Orthopedic Surgery in Seniors
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