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    From The Well
    Monday, May 20, 2019
     
    May Special Session Update
    Education Reform not included

     

     

    Governor’s Proclamation dated May 17, 2019

     

    Governor’s Call       Proclamation #1

    Governor’s Amended Call P […]

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    Today’s Top Story
    Study: Does Prior ED Admission Predict 90-day Readmission in TJA?
    Total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients who presented to the emergency department (ED) within one year preoperatively had higher rates of 90-day readmission, according to a retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthro […]

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    Study: Outcomes for Capsulotomy Repair Versus Nonrepair
    Arthroscopic femoroacetabular impingement correction and hip labral repair patients with capsulotomy repair had better midterm outcomes compared to nonrepair patients, according to a study published online in Arthroscopy. The study matched 42 n […]

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    HHS Task Force Approves
    Final Pain Management Recommendations
    Advocacy In Action
    Congress Holds First
    “Medicare for All” Hearing
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    Study Compares Open Fracture Management in Younger Versus Older Patients
    A retrospective study published online in Injury evaluated similarities and differences between managing older and younger patients with open lower limb fractures. A total of 33 pediatric (age < 16 years) patients and 99 old […]

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    Study: Alpha-defensin Test Accurately Diagnoses PJI in Inflammatory Disease Patients
    A retrospective review published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty found that the alpha-defensin test was an accurate diagnostic tool for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) in revision total hip arthroplasty ( […]

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    Study Compares Outcomes for UKA versus TKA
    A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty compared complications, reoperation risks, hospital readmission rates, and 90-day mortality between unicondylar knee arthroplasty (UKA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients. Researchers evaluated […]

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    Study Compares Operative Versus Nonoperative Management of Grade III MCL Injuries
    According to a prospective, multicenter study published in the May issue of Arthroscopy, operative and nonoperative management of grade III medial collateral ligament (MCL) injuries during anterior cruciate ligament ( […]

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    Study Finds RSA with Contemporary Implants Yields Low Reoperation Rates
    Patients who underwent primary reverse shoulder arthroplasty (RSA) with contemporary implants had low reoperation rates, according to a retrospective review published online in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Between […]

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    Study: Smoking Increases Complications, Costs in THA
    A study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty evaluated how smoking impacts complications and costs in total hip arthroplasty (THA). In 2014, 63,446 primary THA admissions were recorded in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, corresponding t […]