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    • COVID-19 Evidence and Strategies for Orthopaedic Surgeons: The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Shares Update

      Published May 21 2020, 02:45 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      How should orthopaedic surgeons respond to the COVID-19 pandemic? A review in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery analyzes evidence and strategies for managing the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus – including critical lessons from past pandemics. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Fracture Liaison Service Improves Care for Patients with Fragility Fractures

      Published Mar 18 2020, 02:24 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      For patients with fragility fractures related to underlying bone weakness, a dedicated fracture liaison service (FLS) can lower the risk of subsequent fractures, suggests a study in the March 18, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Bundled Payments Have Not Led to ‘Cherry-Picking’ of Patients for Joint Replacement Surgery

      Published Feb 20 2020, 02:02 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      A pilot program introducing bundled payments for hip and knee replacement (HKR) in Medicare patients hasn’t led hospitals to “cherry-pick” healthier patients at lower risk of complications, reports a study in the February 19, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Virtual Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement Brings Similar Outcomes, Lower Costs

      Published Jan 16 2020, 09:59 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      A virtual system for in-home physical therapy (PT) provides good outcomes for patients undergoing rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) – with lower costs than traditional in-person PT, reports a study in the January 15, 2020 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Converted 'Partial' Knee Replacements Don't Last as Long as Primary Total Knee Replacements

      Published Nov 25 2019, 09:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Unicompartmental (or "partial") knee arthroplasty (UKA) is an alternative to total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for some patients with knee osteoarthritis. When UKA fails, conversion to TKA has been thought to be a reliable solution. However, TKA converted from UKA had inferior outcomes compared with TKA performed as the primary procedure reports a study in the November 20, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Crush Injury/Compartment Syndrome – An Emerging Complication of the Opioid Epidemic

      Published Sep 06 2019, 09:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Patients found unconscious after a prolonged period of time – typically due to opioid overdose – are at risk of developing a serious complication called compartment syndrome, reports a study in the September 4, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Weight Loss Before Knee Replacement Improves Some Outcomes in Severely Obese Patients

      Published Aug 22 2019, 10:05 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      In patients with morbid obesity, losing 20 pounds before knee replacement surgery (arthroplasty) leads to fewer hospital days and other outcome improvements, reports a study in the August 21, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • The Best Tendon Choice for ACL Repair: Five-Year Follow-Up Study

      Published Jun 07 2019, 10:27 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Three different types of tendon grafts all provide good long-term outcomes in patients undergoing reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee, reports a study in the June 5, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • What Do They Mean by 'Stem Cells'? Recommended Guidelines for Reporting on Cell Therapies

      Published May 16 2019, 03:09 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Cell therapies including so-called "stem cells" are increasingly being marketed and used for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders – despite questions about these treatments and their effectiveness. A new tool for standardizing communication about cell therapies is presented in the May 15 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Timing of Steroid Shots Before Rotator Cuff Surgery Affects Infection Risk

      Published Apr 18 2019, 09:29 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      For patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff, previous steroid injections into the shoulder don't increase the risk of surgical-site infection – unless the injection is administered within one month before surgery, reports a study in the April 17, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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