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    • Multicenter Study Supports Safety of Overlapping Orthopaedic Surgery

      Published Nov 26 2018, 02:04 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      For patients undergoing orthopaedic surgery, the use of "overlapping" procedures – where the attending surgeon is simultaneously involved in two different surgeries in different operating rooms – does not lead to an increased risk of complications, reports a study in the November 21, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • After EMR Implementation, Surgeons Spend Less Time Interacting with Patients

      Published Sep 20 2018, 02:28 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      – Implementing an electronic medical records (EMR) system at an orthopaedic clinic may have unanticipated effects on clinic efficiency and productivity – including a temporary increase in labor costs and a lasting reduction in time spent interacting with patients, reports a study in September 19, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Sustained Use of Opioids Before Spine Surgery Increases Risk of Continued Use After Surgery

      Published Jun 07 2018, 04:43 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Patients who take prescription opioids for a longer period before spinal surgery are more likely to continue using opioids several months after surgery, reports a study in the June 6, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis – 'Subtle but Significant' Impact of Revisions in Clinical Practice Guidelines

      Published May 17 2018, 03:38 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Recent updates in evidence-based recommendations have led to changes in the use of steroid and hyaluronic acid injection for patients with osteoarthritis of the knee, reports a study in the May 16, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

    • Scoliosis Surgery in Children with Cerebral Palsy – Quality of Life Benefits Outweigh Risks

      Published Apr 04 2018, 03:04 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      For children with severe cerebral palsy (CP), surgery for scoliosis (sideways curvature of the spine) significantly improves the quality of life (QoL) for them and their caregivers, reports a study in the April 4, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Rate of Hip Replacement Revision Surgery Declines in All Age Groups – Except Middle Age

      Published Mar 22 2018, 02:52 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      As more patients undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA) before age 65, the rate of repeat hip surgery due to complications has risen sharply in this younger age group, reports a study in the March 21, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • New Tool Helps Physicians Estimate Survival for Patients with Cancers That Have Spread to Bone

      Published Feb 08 2018, 11:55 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      A simple three-factor tool can help doctors estimate survival time in patients with long bone metastases (LBMs)—advanced cancer that has spread to the bones of the limbs, reports a study in the February 7, 2018, issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer. Reliable survival estimates in these cases can help prevent overtreatment and undertreatment.

    • Patients Who Live Alone Can Safely Be Sent Home after Joint Replacement

      Published Jan 18 2018, 04:35 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Most patients who live alone can be safely discharged home from the hospital to recover after hip or knee replacement surgery, suggests a study in the January 17, 2018 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Small Increases in Complications When Knee Replacement Done as Outpatient Procedure

      Published Dec 13 2017, 01:30 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Some complications are more common when total knee replacement surgery is done as an outpatient or same-day procedure, reports a study in the December 6, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

    • Patients and Families Aren't Comfortable with 'Overlapping Surgeries,' Survey Finds

      Published Nov 20 2017, 01:30 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

      Patients and family members are either neutral or uncomfortable with the idea of "overlapping" or "concurrent" surgery, where the attending surgeon isn't present in the operating room for part of the procedure, according to survey results published in the November 15, 2017 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

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