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Femur loading in feet-first fall experiments using an anthropomorphic test device - Thompson A, Bertocci G, Smalley C.
BACKGROUND: Femur fractures are a common orthopedic injury in young children. Falls account for a large portion of accidental femur fractures in young children, but there is also a high prevalence of femur fractures in child abuse, with falls often provide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Medico-legal aspects of disabilities due to orthopedic injuries and compensations in Egypt - Ghaleb SS, Elwahab Hassan DA, Shehab AM, El-Ghafar Mohamed Hassan SA.
Disability is a complex problem that results in detrimental effects on the victim. The number of disabled has increased considerably. The development constitutes a good reason for paying more specific attention to society's growing number of disabled. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Orthopaedic Associates sells Delafield real estate to Nashville firm
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin, which opened its $23 million town of Delafield facility in June 2016, sold it to Montecito Medical Real Estate. Montecito Medical, which is based in Nashville, Tenn., is an owner of medical office buildings throughout the United States. The 71,000-square-foot facility is the primary location for Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin (OAW). The site houses an accredited ambulatory surgery center that Orthopa edic Associates owns in a joint venture with Pewaukee-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Orthopaedic Associates sells Delafield real estate to Nashville firm
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin, which opened its $23 million town of Delafield facility in June 2016, sold it to Montecito Medical Real Estate. Montecito Medical, which is based in Nashville, Tenn., is an owner of medical office buildings throughout the United States. The 71,000-square-foot facility is the primary location for Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin (OAW). The site houses an accredited ambulatory surgery center that Orthopa edic Associates owns in a joint venture with Pewaukee-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Medin Technologies taps Donaldson as CEO | Personnel Moves – April 25, 2017
Medin Technologies said last week it tapped Bill Donaldson as its new chief executive officer, replacing Andy Novotny who is resigning from his position at the head of the company. Prior to joining Medin Technologies, Donaldson served as president of Jeld-Wen Canada, leading the business unit during its parent company’s initial public offering, Totowa, N.J.-based Medin Technologies said. Donaldson has also held positions with Circor’s KF Industries, Sagebrush Pipeline, Spence Engineering and Danaher’s Kollmorgen. “I cannot imagine a more important and exciting time to join Medin Technologies. With a...
Source: Mass Device - April 25, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat AdvaMed althea bectondickinson Cook Medical CoreLink GI Dynamics medintechnologies paxerahealth Profound Medical Inc. Ra Medical Smith & Nephew Wound Management Technologies Source Type: news

Keeping an Eye on the Latest Trends in Medtech
As we all know, the medtech industry is constantly evolving to accommodate new technologies and increased access to healthcare solutions. By leveraging innovation, the industry is finding new ways to transform how patients receive treatment, especially in an increasingly digital, customer-centric industry. A variety of different trends have shaped the industry over the past few years, and a few new trends on the horizon are already beginning to offer a bevy of different opportunities for medtech players big and small. But which of these trends are worth keeping an eye on? Arda Ural is a partner in Ernst & Young’s...
Source: MDDI - April 25, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: Business Source Type: news

American College of Physicians, April 19 - 21
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 25, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean if you're born with more than five fingers on a hand?
Some people are born with extra fingers or toes. Known as polydactyly, the condition occurs genetically and can be inherited. If polydactyly does not impact a person's ability to use their hand or foot, it may not need treatment. There are several types of polydactyly, and a variety of treatment options are available. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Shockwave wins CE Mark for S4 peripheral lithotripsy catheter
Shockwave Medical said today it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Shockwave S4 peripheral intravascular lithotripsy catheter. The Shockwave S4 is a low-profile catheter designed to treat calcified lesions below-the-knee arteries, which can be challenging to access and treat, and are often associated with critical limb ischemia. The company’s Lithoplasty devices are designed to use sound waves to break up calcified lesions blocking blood vessels. Shockwave said the technology is designed to minimize trauma to the artery by delivering pulsatile sonic pressure waves locally that fracture the c...
Source: Mass Device - April 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Catheters Regulatory/Compliance Vascular Shockwave Medical Source Type: news

Newly Founded Company, Datum Orthobiologics, to Apply Dental Technology in Orthopedics
Collagen Technology Mimics Nature, to Regenerate Bone and Cartilage NESS ZIONA, Israel, April 24, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Datum Biotech Ltd. has announced the founding of Datum Orthobiologics Ltd. Datum Orthobiologics will foc... Devices, Orthopaedic, Regenerative Medicine Datum Biotech, Datum Orthobiologics, bone graft, GLYMATRIX (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - April 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Thrower's Shoulder The Thrower's Shoulder
A better understanding of the adaptive changes in the thrower's shoulder will assist clinicians in making diagnostic and treatment decisions.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

State-of-the-art reviews in osteoimmunology
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) A series of outstanding, well illustrated reviews by leading experts in osteoimmunology provide new insights and point to future directions in one of the most rapidly evolving areas of research within the bone field. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award presented to Dr. Emmanuel Biver
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Dr. Emmanuel Biver of the Division of Bone Diseases Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine has been presented with the 2018 ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award. The joint award of the European Society for Clinical& Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) was awarded on April 22nd, at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis& Musculoskeletal Diseases, held in Krak ó w, Poland. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alternative to opioids? Broomfield clinic offers alternative to surgeries requiring pain meds
Re-injection of stem cells and platelets can lead to natural healing of orthopedic conditions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Alternative to opioids? Broomfield clinic offers alternative to surgeries requiring pain meds
Re-injection of stem cells and platelets can lead to natural healing of orthopedic conditions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis using Chinese medicinal plants: special emphasis on mechanisms of immune modulation - Zhao H, Zhao N, Zheng P, Xu X, Liu M, Luo D, Xu H, Ju D.
Numerous studies have examined the pathogenesis of osteoporosis. The causes of osteoporosis include endocrine factors, nutritional status, genetic factors, physical factors, and immune factors. Recent osteoimmunology studies demonstrated that the immune sy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Preventing fractures and falls: a limited role for calcium and vitamin D supplements? - Bischoff-Ferrari HA, Bhasin S, Manson JE.
Vitamin D and calcium are key nutrients to support bone development in children and young adults and to maintain muscle strength and neuromuscular coordination throughout the life span. Vitamin D deficiency is a well-defined risk factor for falls and hi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is calcific tendonitis and what causes it?
Calcific tendonitis is a condition where deposits of calcium build up in a tendon or muscle, which can lead to pain and reduced movement. It often occurs in the shoulder. We look at the possible risk factors for this condition, its signs and symptoms, the available treatment options, and how long recovery takes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Use'Proper Form' When Practicing Yoga
SUNDAY, April 22, 2018 -- Yoga can make you flexible and strong, but it can also hurt you if not practiced correctly, an orthopedic expert warns. Improper technique can lead to serious muscle damage, including strain and overstretching of the neck,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Growing biotech jobs in the Triad? It's a 'Catch-22'
The biotech company hopes its research in placenta tissue will eventually help wounds heal and people with arthritis avoid joint replacements. The potential is huge — but so is the challenge of securing funding. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Growing biotech jobs in the Triad? It's a 'Catch-22'
The biotech company hopes its research in placenta tissue will eventually help wounds heal and people with arthritis avoid joint replacements. The potential is huge — but so is the challenge of securing funding. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Could Virtual Training Reduce Use Errors and Improve Patient Outcomes?
Medical device companies “have had enough of people using their devices improperly—it leaves them open to lawsuits and recalls,” Dr. Justin Barad told BIOMEDevice Boston attendees during an April 18 Center Stage presentation. Founder and CEO of Osso VR, Barad believes the solution lies in virtual training and education. “You can make a major impact in patient outcomes in how surgeons are trained,” he said. A pediatric orthopaedic surgeon himself, Barad developed Osso VR, a virtual reality system for training surgeons. Osso VR is a “hands-on, reliable, interactive” system that allow...
Source: MDDI - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: BIOMEDevice Boston Software Source Type: news

Map reveals millions of people aren't eating enough calcium
Nepal in Asia was found to be the worst offender - having an intake of calcium seven times lower than the amount in Iceland, according to The International Osteoporosis Foundation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interactive map reveals millions of people aren't eating enough calcium
Nepal in Asia was found to be the worst offender - having an intake of calcium seven times lower than the amount in Iceland, according to The International Osteoporosis Foundation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From New Orleans, the Latest Advances in Orthopedics From New Orleans, the Latest Advances in Orthopedics
Dr Frank A. Cordasco reviews highlights from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting.Hospital for Special Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Expert Column Source Type: news

Augmented reality guides orthopedic surgery
Researchers have developed an augmented reality technique to visualize 3D virtual...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIR: Holography platform boosts reader confidence for aneurysms Surgeons at Texas hospital use AR in sinus surgery Augmented reality may help guide facet joint injections Measurements of AR holograms match gold standard Video from RSNA 2017: Is the future of radiology augmented? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hans Peter Dimai named winner of 2018 IOF President's Award
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Today at a ceremony held at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis& Musculoskeletal Diseases in Krakow, Professor Hans Peter Dimai, Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the Medical University of Graz, Austria, was presented with the prestigious IOF President's Award. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 20, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

In many countries, bone health may be at risk due to low calcium intake
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) At a special symposium held today at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Krakow, Poland, experts discussed the findings of the newly launched IOF Global Map of Dietary Calcium Intake in Adults and the implications of low calcium intake for the global population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Septic or Lyme Hip Arthritis? Rapid Lyme Diagnostics Could Avoid Unnecessary Treatment Septic or Lyme Hip Arthritis? Rapid Lyme Diagnostics Could Avoid Unnecessary Treatment
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - April 19, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Arthrosurface wins FDA nod for OVOMotion shoulder arthroplasty system
Arthrosurface said yesterday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its OVOMotion shoulder arthroplasty system. The Franklin, Mass.-based company said the newly cleared stemless total shoulder system is designed to minimize bone removal specifically for patients with painful or severely disabled shoulder joints from arthritis, traumatic events or avascular necrosis. “This truly is a revolutionary stemless total shoulder, which combines the concept of anatomic restoration with an aspherical head design that more closely replicates patient anatomy but also allows improved joint access for ease of preparation of the glenoid,&r...
Source: Mass Device - April 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance Arthrosurface Source Type: news

Gaza: “These Injuries Are Undeniably Destructive for the Lives of the Wounded”
Field newsGaza: “These Injuries Are Undeniably Destructive for the Lives of the Wounded”April 19, 2018Thierry Saucier is an orthopedic surgeon for MSF inGaza. He explains the complexity of caring for the hundreds of people injured during protests in recent weeks. Very serious injuries pose significant challenges for the surgeons, and will require months or even years of care. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

Spider silk key to new bone-fixing composite
(University of Connecticut) UConn researchers have created a biodegradable composite made of silk fibers that can be used to repair broken load-bearing bones without the complications sometimes presented by other materials. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Focus on osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and sarcopenia at largest congress in the field
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) will welcome more than 4,000 delegates to the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2018, opening today in Krak ó w, Poland. The CME-accredited Congress is the world's largest gathering of clinicians and researchers working in the field of musculoskeletal disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Coffee and tea drinking in relation to risk of hip fracture in the Singapore Chinese Health Study - Dai Z, Jin A, Soh AZ, Ang LW, Yuan JM, Koh WP.
We examined t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Internists' Pay Nearly Flat, Still Ranks Near the Bottom Internists' Pay Nearly Flat, Still Ranks Near the Bottom
Despite the relatively low pay, they reported the same job satisfaction as physicians in orthopedics, where the pay was more than twice as high.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Neuroscience Education, Motor Control Training Ease Spinal Pain
Pain neuroscience education, targeted motor control training more effective for chronic spinal pain (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 17, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Nursing, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Zimmer Biomet wins FDA nod, launches Persona trabecular metal tibia
Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) said yesterday it launched its Persona Trabecular metal tibia system, which won FDA clearance in January, and added that the device was used in its first commercial procedure. The Persona Trabecular metal tibia was used in a procedure performed by Dr. Richard Moore of Boise, Idaho, the Warsaw, Ind.-based company said. “The clearance of the Persona Tibia represents a significant step forward for those patients who can benefit from completely cementless total knee replacements that better integrate into the natural bone anatomy for durability, while possibly offering greater patient satisf...
Source: Mass Device - April 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance zimmerbiomet Source Type: news

Exercise In, Vitamin D Out for Preventing Falls: U.S. Panel
TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 -- With aging often comes worry about falls and the bone fractures they cause. Now, a panel of U.S. experts has new advice on what helps and what doesn't when it comes to staying upright. For starters, get off the sofa. And... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

UPDATE: Johnson & Johnson ’ s Q1 tops estimates as medical device biz adds 8%
UPDATED April 17, 2018, with medical device division results. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) today reported first-quarter sales and earnings that topped the consensus forecast on Wall Street, despite lower profit numbers, and said it plans to make changes to its supply chain that could save as much as $800 million annually. The New Brunswick, N.J.-based healthcare giant posted profits of $4.37 billion, or $1.60 per share, on sales of $20.0 billion for the three months ended March 30, for a bottom-line slide of -1.2% on sales growth of 12.6% compared with Q1 2017. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share wer...
Source: Mass Device - April 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

Patient Quality of Life Not Affected by Irrigation After Open Fractures
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - April 17, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Perspective Source Type: news

Facility Ownership and Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Use Facility Ownership and Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery Use
A new study examines the utilization patterns of arthroscopic shoulder procedures performed at physician-owned facilities.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
ACP supports equitable physician compensation based on comparable work at each stage of career (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Pathology Source Type: news

Steep rise in reported assaults against NHS staff, says UNISON
Last year in England physical assaults on NHS staff rose by nearly 10% compared to 2015/16, according to new figures published today (Tuesday) by UNISON and HSJ. The figures were obtained following a Freedom of Information (FoI) request – submitted by HSJ working on behalf of UNISON – to all the 244 NHS trusts in England. Answers were received from 181 organisations. The biggest increase was in the acute sector, with reported attacks on health workers in hospitals with an A&E department up a staggering 21%, says UNISON. There were 18,720 assaults in 2016/17 in the acute trusts who responded, compared to 15,...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 16, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release FOI mental health NHS Sara Gorton survey UNISON violence at work Source Type: news

Ceterix Ortho wins FDA nod for NovoStitch Pro meniscal repair system
Ceterix Orthopaedics said today it won FDA clearance for its next-gen NovoStitch Pro meniscal repair system. The Fremont, Calif.-based company said the newly cleared device is designed to allow surgeons to place stitches arthroscopically in tight joint compartments to treat meniscal tears that had previously been unrepairable. “This FDA clearance is another important milestone in our mission to reduce the number of meniscectomies and to save the meniscus. Ceterix continues to be the leader in meniscal repair by providing innovations that preserve tissue and sustain the natural biomechanics of the knee joint,&rdq...
Source: Mass Device - April 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance Ceterix Orthopaedics Source Type: news

Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $ 500 Billion Annually
After initial Rx use, average cost of individual having treatment failure, new medical problem over $ 2,000 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Infections, AIDS, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Nursing, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, ENT, Source Type: news

Dental implants in patients with osteoporosis?
Whether Osteoporosis influences the long-term survival of dental implants, is still an unsettled issue.The postDental implants in patients with osteoporosis? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 16, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: osseonews Tags: Clinical Questions Implant News Source Type: news

Limb salvage and reconstruction following a zebra attack - Carlson JT, Yuen JC, Smeds MR.
Animal bites are fairly rare events but can cause devastating traumatic injuries to the victim. In addition to the soft tissue, vascular, and orthopedic trauma inflicted by these occurrences, bite injuries also have the potential to introduce an inoculum o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pre-injury depression and anxiety in patients with orthopedic trauma and their treatment - Haupt E, Vincent HK, Harris A, Vasilopoulos T, Guenther R, Sharififar S, Hagen JE.
This study determined the pre-injury prevalence of psychiatric diagnoses of depression and anxiety, medication lapses and psychiatric consult services a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impact of opioid analgesic prescription uptake on the costs of recovery from injury: evidence from compensable orthopaedic road trauma patients - Hahn Y, Tiernan G, Berecki-Gisolf J.
Long-term opioid prescribing after compensable orthopaedic injury may contribute to the 'long right tail' in the cost of recovery. The aim of this study was to estimate the effect of prescription opioid uptake on injury compensation cost, using orthopaedic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news