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Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study

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JOURNAL UPDATE

Electrotherapy, Acupuncture Ease Post Knee Arthroplasty Pain

7:00 PM EST. Meta-analysis shows drop in use of opioids for electrotherapy; delayed opioid use with acupuncture

MONTHLY JOURNAL SUMMARY

July 2017 Briefing - Orthopedics

August 01, 2017. The Monthly Journal Summary is a single article covering the most important journal articles published in the previous 30 days.


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M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarWrong-Site, Wrong-Procedure, and Wrong-Patient Surgery

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

The operating room is where, without doubt, many lives are saved and a multitude of destinies are altered. However, in today’s rapidly changing world, the number and complexity of surgical procedures are increasing dramatically. So is the number of surgical sub-specialties. The operating lists in…

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.'s avatarThe Wrongly Famous in Medical History

M. Aroon Kamath, M.D..

In medical history, there have been instances wherein, one gained “name” and “fame” for “describing” a particular condition or “performing” a procedure, when in fact, someone else had already described or performed that procedure. Some conditions have been wrongly named after individuals…

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatarMassive Recall of Tylenol in USA, UAE and Fiji

Tamer M. Fouad, M.D..

Johnson and Johnson is extending the voluntary recall of certain lots of OTC products in the Americas, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Fiji. This includes Tylenol, Motrin and St. Joseph’s aspirin.



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Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.'s avatar

Osteoporosis

By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. Osteoporosis is a disease of bone in which the amount of bone is decreased and the strength of trabecular bone is reduced, cortical bone becomes thin and…

DISCUSSION

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RE: Aspirin Use as Treatment in Colorectal Cancer: Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks

By Jeffrey A. Gordon, M.D.

Thank you for reading my article.  Interesting theory.  Lots of research is ongoing to figure out the many ways aspirin does it magic.

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