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Brochure Can Improve Opioid Disposal Rates After Surgery

January 19, 2018. 7:00 PM CST. Patients more likely to dispose of unused opioids after getting information and recommendations Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Provider Counseling of Exercise for Arthritis Patients Improved

January 10, 2018 From 2002-2014, increase in prevalence of reporting of exercise counseling for adults with arthritis

USPSTF Questions Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Screening

January 09, 2018 Finds insufficient evidence on balance of benefits and harms of screening asymptomatic 10- to 18-year-olds

Physicians Frequently Continue to Work While Ill

January 05, 2018 Many fear financial penalties, administrative pressures, or adhere strictly to 'patient first' motto

For Hospitals, No Benefit for Early Adoption of Financial Incentives

January 05, 2018 Hospitals with early adoption do not have better process scores, lower mortality than late adopters

Certain Stresses, Burnout Causing Some Women to Leave Medicine

January 04, 2018 Burnout is more common among women and increases if a woman doesn't feel respected

Higher Risk of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Some Physicians

January 03, 2018 Increasing risk for work-related musculoskeletal disorders, particularly in procedural specialists

Tips Offered for Patient-Provider Opioid Tapering Talks

December 28, 2017 Patients should understand individualized reasons for tapering, know their providers will not abandon them

Calcium, Vitamin D Don’t Seem to Reduce Fracture Risk in Seniors

December 27, 2017 No reduction in incidence of fractures among community-dwelling older adults taking supplements

Bone Fragility Variants Linked to Concordant Pediatric Skeleton

December 21, 2017 Novel loci identified for discordant multi-dimensional skeletal phenotypes

C7 Nerve Transfer Improves Function in Spastic Arm Paralysis

December 20, 2017 Greater improvement in function than rehabilitation alone for patients with paralysis greater than 5 years

Year One Results Out for Value-Based Payment Modifier Program

December 18, 2017 Overall, 29.3 percent of eligible practices failed to register and report data and received a penalty

Yogurt, But Not Milk, May Lower Hip Fracture Risk

December 18, 2017 Findings based on combination of high intake of fermented milk products and fruits, vegetables

Making Insurers Participate in Marketplace Could Cut Volatility

December 14, 2017 Potential to improve access if federal, state governments require insurers to participate

Telemedicine Facilitates Diabetes Foot Ulcer Care

December 14, 2017 However, home-based telemedicine posed some technical and logistic challenges

Amount of Opioids Prescribed After Hospital Discharge Varies

December 13, 2017 45.6 percent of patients using no opioids 24 hours predischarge were prescribed opioids at discharge