A case-controlled comparison of postoperative analgesic dosing between girls with Rett syndrome and girls with and without developmental disability undergoing spinal fusion surgery.
CONCLUSION: This study highlights possible discrepancies in postoperative pain management specific to girls with Rett syndrome and suggests further investigation is warranted to determine best practice for postoperative analgesic management for this vulnerable patient population. PMID: 28177174 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
CONCLUSIONS: rich-fiber food consumption, fluids intake and anticonvulsant polytherapy were associated with the stool characteristics of children with cerebral palsy and chronic constipation. PMID: 31830793 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Quick question. Sorry about another salary thread but I am asking a specific question. Anybody working in private practice in NYC or within 30 min driving distance? Please feel free to post here or PM me about starting salary range. Thank you.
All right, I'm sure there's some other folks out there who are big fans of e-echocardiography.com's case of the week. Let's see if we can emulate their format a little bit. Apologies in advance for the non-CFD clips...for some reason our PACS system stores them at half-speed. 77 yo M PMH HTN, DM and some other stuff who has had a previous cardiac procedure in the past that required a sternotomy. Now he's coming back for another one. Pre bypass images:... Recent cardiac case (with echo!)
I enjoyed his post on early retirement and congratulate him on meeting his goal of FIRE. Retired from Medicine at 43: Why, How, and What Now? - Physician on FIRE I retired from a career as an anesthesiologist at age 43. Why would I leave this lucrative field, how did I make the decision, and what will I be doing now? www.physicianonfire.com
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It's that time of year. How much Xmas bonus do you fork out for your staff, manager, mid levels, etc?
No thread for this years ACTA yet, might as well start now! Good luck to everyone this interview cycle. Have II started rolling in for people yet?
Publication date: Available online 14 December 2019Source: Orthopaedics &Traumatology: Surgery &ResearchAuthor(s): Alessio Bernasconi, Cecilia Iervolino, Rosa D’Alterio, François Lintz, Shelain Patel, Francesco SadileAbstractBackgroundThe role of subtalar arthroereisis (STA) for treating flexible flatfoot (FFF) in children is controversial. We hypothesized that (1) STA provided significant radiographic correction of low longitudinal arch and forefoot abduction in paediatric FFF and that (2) mid-term clinical outcomes were satisfactory and comparable to a normal population.MethodsA retrospective compara...
We report the clinical findings, imaging features, surgery and histological analyses of primary synovial chondromatosis in glenohumeral joint, biceps tendon sheath and subcoracoid bursa in a child, aged 14. Primary synovial chondromatosis is characteristized by multiple calcified nodules in joints, tendons or bursa areas. The condition is more usual in large joints, in particular in lower extremities. It may be symptomless until the volume of chondromatosis has increased to such an extent that it results in pain, locking symptom or palpable mass. The treatment is removal of the loose bodies and potentially synovectomy, in ...
ConclusionOlder age at onset and presence of clinical and/or radiological disease activity correlated with accelerated disability progression in this cohort of PPMS patients.