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    Study Measures Effect of Imaging in Low Back Pain
    Imaging in low back pain could result in increased medical costs and healthcare utilization, as well as prolonged time away from work, according to a study published online in the European Spine Journal. Researchers queried PubMed, CINAHL, EMBASE, Co […]

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    AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting Your Academy 2019: Academy Leaders Discuss the Future of AAOS
    During Thursday’s Your Academy 2019 at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, former AAOS President David A. Halsey, MD; new AAOS President Kristy L. Weber, MD; and new First Vice-President Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, addr […]

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    AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting Your Academy 2019: Honorees Receive Diversity, Tipton, and Humanitarian Awards
    During yesterday’s Your Academy 2019 event at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, three well-respected physicians were presented with awards, honoring their work in orthopaedics. The following recipie […]

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    AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting Your Academy 2019: Four Honorees Receive Kappa Delta Awards
    During today’s Your Academy 2019 event at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting, four well-respected physicians will be presented with Kappa Delta awards, honoring their work in orthopaedics. The following recipients will […]

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    AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting Paper Presentation: IV Acetaminophen Does Not Reduce Pain after Total Hip Replacement
    A double-blind, controlled trial that will be presented today at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting found that intravenous (IV) acetaminophen did not result in a significant difference in pain sc […]

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    AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting Paper Presentation: Three Factors Can Predict Complications in Lower Extremity Fractures
    A study that will be presented today at the AAOS 2019 Annual Meeting identified three risk factors associated with wound complications for lower extremity fracture surgery. Heel-pad edem […]

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    From The Well
    Monday, March 11, 2019
     
    Regular Session
    Sine Die

     

     

    Governor Justice fires Department of Transportation Secretary

    Gov. Justice has terminated the employment of Tom Smith, Secretary of Transportation
     
    Sunday, Gov. Jim Justice terminated […]

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    Study Measures In-hospital Harm Associated with Low-value Care
    The use of seven procedures in patients who should not receive them may result in added patient harm, increased hospital resources, and delayed care for other patients, according to a cohort study published online in JAMA Internal Medici […]

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    Study Compares Outcomes for Revision UKR Versus Primary TKR
    Revision unicompartmental knee replacement (UKR) patients and primary total knee replacement (TKR) patients with similar demographics and arthroplasty life may have comparable outcomes, according to a retrospective study published online in […]

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    From The Well
    Thursday, March 7 2019
     
    Day 58

     

     

    Governor issues statement Wednesday night calling for special session for “education betterment”

     

    In a news release issued after 9 p.m., Governor Jim Justice stated that the legislat […]