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Hand Dermatitis Currently Prevalent in Health Care Workers

May 12, 2021. 3:40 PM CDT.

Prevalence of hand dermatitis 92.6 percent in health care workers, 68.7 percent for general population

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ASA: Cannabis Users May Need More Anesthesia During Surgery

October 08, 2020 Also, higher subjective pain scores seen postoperatively among cannabis users

AAP: Pediatric Fracture Volume Dropped During Pandemic

October 06, 2020 Incidence of fractures presenting significantly decreased; presenting age for all fractures decreased

Individuals With Diabetes Have Increased Risk for Falls

September 22, 2020 Risk for falls higher in adjusted analysis for individuals with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Low Back Pain Also May Resolve in Some After Hip Replacement

July 10, 2020 Authors say careful evaluation of hip, back pain can help surgeons decide order of hip, spine intervention

AAOS: QR Codes on Children’s Casts May Be Useful for Care Info

May 28, 2020 In many cases, scanning the code keeps patients from needing to contact the treating physician

AAOS: Opioid Prescribing Down for Minor Ortho Injuries in Youth

May 28, 2020 However, 54.3 percent of patients received at least one dose of opioid during ED or clinic visit

AAN: Hypersomnolence in Elderly Linked to Medical Conditions

March 02, 2020 Hypersomnolence linked to increased risk for developing diabetes, cancer, HTN three years later

ACR: Opioids Offer Only Minor Pain Relief in Osteoarthritis

November 12, 2019 Opioids have no impact on QoL or depression; smaller benefits seen for pain for strong versus weak opioids

Outcomes Similar With Hip Arthroplasty, Hemiarthroplasty

September 27, 2019 Incidence of secondary hip procedure within 24 months of follow-up did not differ between groups

VTE Risk Reduced With Partial Knee Replacement

June 18, 2019 But risk for five-year revision higher for those undergoing partial versus total knee replacement

Surgical Site Infection Rates May Differ by Gender

April 18, 2019 SSI rates differ by gender for certain procedures, including increased risk for women after heart surgery

Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions

April 17, 2019 Hand hygiene compliance was 50.8 percent when health care workers moved from dirtier to cleaner tasks

Chloroprocaine Offers Adequate Anesthesia for Knee Arthroscopy

April 09, 2019 Shorter time to complete recovery from motor blockade seen for chloroprocaine compared with prilocaine

ENDO: Recommendations Issued for Treating Osteoporosis

March 26, 2019 Pharmacological management recommended for postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture

Image-Guided Intervention May Ease Pain of Severe Tennis Elbow

March 25, 2019 Transcatheter arterial embolization may reduce pain, inflammation in persistent lateral epicondylitis