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Effect of Osteoporotic Fractures Similar to Diabetes Burden

September 22, 2017. 7:00 PM EST. Findings for quality of life with hip fractures, vertebral compression vs. vision loss, amputation Read article


ACP Does Not Support Legalization of Assisted Suicide

September 19, 2017 Legalization would affect trust in the patient-physician relationship, and in the medical profession

Physicians Tweeting About Drugs May Have Conflict of Interest

September 15, 2017 Physicians with financial conflict of interest often mention specific drugs for which they have a conflict

Doctors Spend Almost Six Hours Per Day on EHR Tasks

September 15, 2017 Clerical and administrative tasks including order entry, billing account for almost half of hours

‘Science Spin’ Found Prevalent in Biomedical Literature

September 15, 2017 Nature of spin varies, with highest variability in prevalence of spin seen in trials

Fibrous Dysplasia Associated With Increased Breast Cancer Risk

September 14, 2017 Breast cancer risk is more than three times as high in FD patients as in the general population

Peri-Op IV Corticosteroids Benefit Knee, Hip Arthroplasty

September 14, 2017 Intravenous corticosteroids have good efficacy and safety when used perioperatively

Study Details Humanitarian Surgical Care in Afghanistan

September 13, 2017 A total of 5,768 local national civilians had surgery; 49.3 percent classified as non-war-related conditions

Some Aspects of Empathy Improve During Medical Training

September 13, 2017 Decrease in empathy as assessed by JSPE, but overall cognitive empathy improved on the QCAE

Distal Bicep Tendon Rip Tied to Transthyretin Amyloidosis

September 12, 2017 Findings in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Are Physicians Obligated to Help on Planes?

September 12, 2017 One administrative physician explains his sense of obligation to help

Most Opioid Use Concentrated in Top 10 Percent of Users

September 12, 2017 Top 10 percent of users accounted for 76 percent of the total annual morphine equivalents

Age Legislation Cuts Off-Road-Vehicle-Related Injury Rate

September 11, 2017 Following implementation of legislation, reduction in rate of ER, inpatient discharges for <18-year-olds

Alendronate Effective, Safe in ‘Oldest Old’ With Prior Fracture

September 07, 2017 Alendronate treatment reduced risk of hip fracture with sustained safety

Docs Should Be Aware of Family Beliefs Regarding Nondisclosure

September 06, 2017 Evidence from Middle East literature suggests variability in practices, preferences of truth telling

General Anesthesia in Infants May Affect White Matter Volume

September 05, 2017 Small study finds reduction in white matter among children operated on as infants