May. 17, 2013 -- Synovial volume as measured by MRI is highly predictive of metal-on-metal (MoM) hip implant failure in both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, a study has found.
May. 13, 2013 -- Asking three simple questions of patients with non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain improved primary care physicians' ability to predict which patients would still be in pain 6 months later, a study found.
May. 3, 2013 -- Just over 20% of U.S. adults get as much aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercise as recommended in government guidelines, CDC researchers said.
May. 3, 2013 -- This week's topics include surgery versus PT for meniscal repairs, dangers of azithromycin, HIV screening recommendations, and allergies in kids in the US and elsewhere.
May. 2, 2013 -- Patients with exercise-induced bronchoconstriction are best managed with an inhaled short-acting beta agonist 15 minutes before exercise, according to new guidelines from the American Thoracic Society.
May. 1, 2013 -- Patients who undergo total knee replacement are at substantial risk for weight gain in the 5 years after the surgery, a large retrospective study showed.
Apr. 29, 2013 -- Preterm infants with a feeding tube need extra calcium, vitamin D, and phosphorus added to their diet for healthy bones, according to American Academy of Pediatric guidelines.
Apr. 19, 2013 -- A strategy used by parasitic worms to anchor themselves in fish guts may point the way to new high-strength medical adhesives. Also this week: fish oil fights muscle fatigue.
Apr. 19, 2013 -- This week's topics include glutamine and antioxidants in ICU patients, CT scans to diagnose osteoporosis, childhood migraine and colic, and chronic kidney disease predictors.
Apr. 18, 2013 -- A simple mailing to clinicians and patients reminding them about fracture risk is a cost-effective way to improve osteoporosis management, researchers found.
Apr. 18, 2013 -- A drug used to preserve bone mineral density might also have an undesirable effect that blocks bone formation, Italian investigators reported.
Apr. 16, 2013 -- Hospitals that succeed in reducing rates of surgical complications may pay an unintended financial penalty, depending on the mix of insurance carriers they're dealing with, researchers said.
Apr. 15, 2013 -- FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Lower-dose submicron particle diclofenac offered good pain control compared with placebo, researchers reported here.
Apr. 14, 2013 -- FDA inspectors found all but one of 29 compounding pharmacies making sterile products to be violating federal standards. Also this week: NICUs urged to be serious about B. cereus.
Apr. 12, 2013 -- Women who were moderate drinkers before being diagnosed with breast cancer appear to have a slight survival edge.
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Netter's Concise Orthopaedic Anatomy, 2e (Netter Basic Science) see details » « hide
Netter's Concise Orthopaedic Anatomy is a best-selling, portable, full-color resource excellent to have on hand during your orthopaedic rotation, residency, or as a quick look-up in practice. Jon C. Thompson presents the latest data in thoroughly updated diagnostic and treatment algorithms for all conditions while preserving the popular at-a-glance table format from the previous edition. You'll get even more art from the Netter Collection as well as new radiologic images that visually demonstrate the key clinical correlations and applications of anatomical imaging. For a fast, memorable review of orthopaedic anatomy, this is a must-have.
- Maintains the popular at-a-glance table format that makes finding essential information quick and convenient.
- Contains useful clinical information on disorders, trauma, history, physical exam, radiology, surgical approaches, and minor procedures in every chapter.
- Lists key information on bones, joints, muscles, and nerves in tables correlate to each Netter image.
- Highlights key material in different colors-pearls in green and warnings in red-for easy reference.
- Features both plain film and advanced radiographic (CT and MRI) images, along with cross-sectional anatomic plates for an even more thorough visual representation of the material.
- Includes additional common surgical approaches to give you a broader understanding of techniques.
- Incorporates reorganized Complicated Arthology tables for large joints, such as the shoulder, knee, and hip, for increased clarity and to incorporate new artwork and additional clinical correlations.
- Reflects new data and current diagnostic and treatment techniques through updates to the Disorders and Fractures sections and the Physical Exam and Anatomic tables in each chapter.
- Presents the very latest developments in the field through thoroughly updated diagnostic and treatment algorithms for all clinical conditions.
Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care 4th edition see details » « hide
Completely updated and expanded text
Even more rehabilitation instructions! Enhance recovery with detailed instructions and exercises for your patients on personalized, printable forms
More videos! Including all new, step-by-step physical examination instructions. Sharpen your techniques!
Online access to the complete text and printable physical examination instructions.
Start where it hurts. Essentials will guide you from there!
Fast Answers: Essentials problem/solution format and concise content deliver the information you need quickly and easily.
Visual Confirmation: Hundreds of photographs, radiographs, and diagrams show you what to look for. Narrated, video demonstrations show you injection and physical examination techniques
Confident Decision Making: Diagnostic thinking flows logically and efficiently. Each section reflects the patient care process: Definition; Symptoms; Tests; Differential Diagnosis; Treatment; Adverse Outcomes; Referral Decision; Red flags
Multidisciplinary Perspective: The best minds in pediatrics and orthopaedics bring you this 4th edition.
Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care is a powerful clinical resource for primary care physicians and every member of the musculoskeletal care team.
Orthopedics Made Ridiculously Simple (Medmaster Ridiculously Simple) see details » « hide
Tarascon Pocket Orthopaedica, Third Edition see details » « hide
CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment in Orthopedics, Fourth Edition (LANGE CURRENT Series) see details » « hide
Netter's Orthopaedic Clinical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2e (Netter Clinical Science) see details » « hide
Netter's Orthopaedic Clinical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach, by Joshua Cleland and Shane Koppenhaver, helps you apply best practices to get the most clinically significant information from each physical examination. Classic Netter artwork and anatomy/biomechanics tables provide a handy anatomy and pathophysiology overview, while an evidence-based approach helps you focus on the examination techniques, tests, and measures that have been proven to yield the most meaningful diagnostic findings.
- Evidence-based information allows you to evaluate the effectiveness of the clinical tests available and review recent studies quickly to determine which test will best predict a specific diagnosis.
- Netter images and discussions of anatomy and biomechanics enhance your understanding of the orthopedic anatomy and pathology of each joint.
- A "Summary and Recommendations" table in each chapter helps you review the available clinical evidence at a glance.
- An assessment of study quality (QUADAS) appendix and icons identifying study quality draw your attention to top quality studies and help you understand why some studies were included and others omitted.
- A scale added to reliability tables makes it easy to focus on approaches and tests with the highest reliability.
- A concise tabular approach to terminology and statistics makes terms and equations easier to understand.
- Information has been organized to parallel the structure of a clinical orthopedic examination.
"Get the most clinically significant information from the orthopaedic examination."
Blueprints Orthopedics (Blueprints Pockets) see details » « hide
Designed as a quick read for both students on an orthopedics rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Orthopedics covers the essentials of orthopedics that every student will need to know.
Pocket-sized and practical, this book covers the most common conditions students are likely to encounter. The focus is on the essential content students need to know during a rotation, allowing for a fast, easy read. Blueprints Orthopedics is organized anatomically for quick, easy-to-use reference. Each chapter begins with a concise overview of high-yield surgical and functional anatomy, followed by review of the physical examination, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of common orthopedic diseases and disorders.
Fifty multiple-choice review questions are included to help students test their understanding of the subject. The book also features valuable appendices on career and residency opportunities, a handy reference list of commonly prescribed medications, a glossary of key words, terms, and tests, and suggested additional readings of current and classic evidence-based references.
Blueprints Orthopedics is perfect for medical students. Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and related health professionals will also find the book valuable.
Handbook of Fractures see details » « hide
Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this pocket-sized go-anywhere Handbook of Fractures is the ideal on-the-spot reference for residents and practitioners seeking fast facts on fracture management and classification. Chapters organized by anatomic site provide key information on fractures in adults and in children, including epidemiology, anatomy, mechanism of injury, clinical evaluation, radiologic evaluation, classification, treatment, and management of complications. The book's easy-access format features numerous charts, tables, diagrams, illustrations, and bulleted lists.
This edition includes new and updated information on aspiration of the joints, fracture reduction, traumatic lacerations, and multiple trauma.
Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 5e (Orthopedic Physical Assessment (Magee)) see details » « hide
- Thorough, evidence-based content provides the information and detail you need to select the best diagnostic tests.
- Extensively updated information incorporates the latest research and most current practices.
- Case Studies help you apply what you learn from the book to real life situations.
- Tables and boxes throughout the text organize and summarize important information and highlight key points.
- Chapter Summaries review the assessment procedures for each chapter to help you find important information quickly.
- Case Histories in each chapter demonstrate assessment skills to help you apply them in practice.
- Reliability and validity of tests and techniques included throughout help you choose assessment methods supported by current evidence.
- A new full-color design clearly demonstrates assessment methods, a variety of tests, and causes of pathology.
- A Companion CD-ROM with all of the references from the text linked to MedLine abstracts reinforces concepts from the book.
- Primary Care Assessment chapter includes the latest information on the constantly evolving state of physical therapy practice.
- Includes the most current information on the assessment of the cervical spine, hip, posture, and foot and ankle to keep you up to date on current methods of practice.