Nondisplaced femoral neck fracture in an elderly (> 80yo) patient – operative fixation with cannulated screws or hemiarthroplasty

History - An 86 year old female slips on a rug and falls at home. She lives alone. She is completely independent and does not use walking aids. She does her own shopping and cooking and occasionally travels with her daughter internationally. She is brought to the hospital complaining of left hip pain and has not been able to walk on this hip since the fall.
Source: Injury - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Source Type: research

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ConclusionThis study has identified a number of components of the pain flare experience. Findings show that pain flares are more than an increase in pain intensity; they are multi ‐layered and require other features to change. These findings help to differentiate pain flares from typical fluctuations in pain.
Source: European Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Youth indicated strong preferences for longer duration products. Each attribute nonetheless influenced preferences, offering insight into trade-offs that inform long-acting PrEP development. PMID: 32544303 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
Conclusion: Cervico-vaginitis is very common in our setting. Screening for genital tract mycoplasmas should be the first to be requested to women with cervico-vaginitis.
Source: Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Based on low-quality studies, PLA may be associated with more dislocations, but patients had less walking problems and a lower tendency to abductor insufficiency compared with DLA. Further clinical trials with methodology rigor are needed to determine which approach is more effective in terms of outcomes relevant to patients. PMID: 32552010 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Hip International - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Hip Int Source Type: research
Objective: To review the use of gentian violet in dermatology. Design: A comprehensive literature search on gentian violet in dermatology practice was performed through PubMed. Results: Gentian violet is effective in treating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-colonized skin lesions; mean number of days for complete eradication was 9.1 days. Gentian violet is almost as effective as ketoconazole and more effective than nystatin in the treatment of oral thrush in AIDS patients. In an in vitro study on cutaneous T cell lymphoma cell lines, there was no difference between nitrogen mustard and gentian violet in stimula...
Source: Dermatology Online Journal - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Source: AIDS Care - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
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