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  1. Q&A: Former Olympics chief Rogge puts focus on sport for young ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | AlertNet

    BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 7 - When Belgian orthopaedic surgeon Jacques Rogge stepped down in 2013 as president of the International Olympic Committee , he imagined that he would have time to catch up on his reading and other personal interests that he had put aside for years. But when the former Olympic yachtsman was then asked to help spread awareness about the importance of sport for refugee children, he could not resist the challenge.

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  2. New way to evaluate meniscus tear outcomesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Medical News Today

    An individual's meniscus is one of the most important ligaments in the leg providing stability, load bearing and preservation of the knee joint. It is also one of the most easily injured areas and difficult to fully heal.

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  3. Nurses' 'shocking account'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Newsday

    This letter is significant as it has been penned and signed by some of the Belfast Health trust's most senior nurses. It provides a clear and honest picture of what is happening to some extremely vulnerable men and women while in hospital.

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  4. Nurses angry at transfers of elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | BBC News

    In a letter sent to management, the nurses criticise the standard of care some patients are receiving during late night hospital transfers and say what is being done goes against Belfast Heath Trust's own policy Several senior nurses have described the out-of-hours hospital transfers of frail, elderly patients in Belfast as an abuse of vulnerable adults. The Belfast Health Trust said it was concerned that "any patient should be treated in a way that compromises their dignity and for that we are sorry".

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  5. TKA Rapid Recovery Protocol Shortens Hospitalization, Reduces PainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Rehab Management

    As the number of joint replacement procedures explode there is a concurrent need for treatment that minimizes hospitalization costs and improves post-operative pain symptoms. As part of a treatment strategy that helps achieve these aims, a group of Minnesota-based researchers recently debuted the Rapid Recovery Protocol.

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  6. New osteoporosis drug may also be useful for treating brittle bone diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Medical News

    ... mice and in children are very different from those in adults," said Ken Kozloff, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and biomedical engineering. "Their bone structures are still forming, so it's important to understand how inhibiting ...

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  7. Brittle bone disease: Drug research offers hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... mice and in children are very different from those in adults," said Ken Kozloff, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and biomedical engineering. "Their bone structures are still forming, so it's important to understand how inhibiting ...

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  8. Surgeon tells inquest she believed patient's daughter was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | IcNetwork

    Surgeon tells inquest she believed patient's daughter was 'exaggerating' when she called to say 'Help me, I think my mother's dying' A spinal surgeon has told an inquest she believed the daughter of a patient was exaggerating her mother's condition when she called her for help A surgeon at Swansea's Morriston Hospital has told an inquest she believed the daughter of a patient was exaggerating when she phoned her to say: "Can you please help me I think my mother's dying on ward A". Melanie Davies, 50, of Pontardawe, earlier told the Swansea inquest into the death of her 84-year-old mother Margaret Bowen at Morriston Hospital in 2012 that nurses "became hostile" towards her and her husband when they complained about Mrs Bowen's treatment.

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  9. New Way to Evaluate Meniscus Tear OutcomesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | PRWeb

    An individual's meniscus is one of the most important ligaments in the leg providing stability, load bearing and preservation of the knee joint. Researchers presenting their study at last week's Specialty Day meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine utilized MRI data to determine the potential for biologic healing following a meniscus tear.

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  10. Get Some Sun: More Than A Third Of College Athletes Have Low Vitamin DRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Scientific Blogging

    Up to 1 billion people globally have insufficient or deficient vitamin D levels even though many western nations fortify milk with it. The reason is lack of sun exposure in some places but with a culture war on both sunshine and diet low vitamin D levels have become more common, even for elite college athletes, according to a new study.

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  11. American Diabetes Association and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery launch PRE-valRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EurekAlert!

    Select ADA and all JBJS journals will now feature the PRE-val badge or text link, giving their readers insight into the peer review process which occurred prior to publication. By clicking on the PRE-val badge or link, readers can view detailed information about the process itself such as method of review, rounds of review, plagiarism screening, and the individual roles involved in the review .

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  12. SATO Unveils RFID Smart Cabinet At The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2015 Annual MeetingRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Logistics Online

    SATO, a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations, recently unveiled the new SATO PJM RFID Smart Cabinet at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2015 Annual Meeting. The Smart Cabinet employs PJM RFID1 technology to deliver unprecedented accuracy for real-time inventory control in a simple, interactive package.

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  13. Shot student seeks Shs12m for surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Daily Monitor

    Dr Sam Nina, an orthopaedic surgeon at Mbale hospital, confirms that Nabusoba was recommended for knee surgery, which could not be done at the facility MANAFWA . In June 2013, thugs broke into Ann Nabusoba's family home and shot her mother and two brothers to death.

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  14. More than one-third of Division I college athletes may have low vitamin D levelsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Medical News Today

    A new study presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that more than one-third of elite, Division I college athletes may have low levels of vitamin D , which is critical in helping the body to absorb calcium needed to maintain bone mass, and to minimize musculoskeletal pain and injury risk. Up to 1 billion people globally have insufficient or deficient vitamin D levels.

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  15. Bundled payments: Study finds causes of hospital readmissions following joint replacementsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Medical News Today

    ... co-author Joseph Bosco, MD, associate professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU Langone. "As bundled payment programs are implemented more widely nationwide, other U.S. hospitals will follow our ...

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  16. Middle-age hip replacements nearly double from 2002-2011Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Medical News Today

    ... in the middle-aged patient segment," said lead study author Alexander S. McLawhorn, MD, MBA, an orthopaedic surgery resident at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. "Our multivariable statistical model suggested that the observed ...

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  17. Stem cells may improve tendon healing, reduce retear risk in rotator cuff surgeryRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Medical News Today

    An injection of a patient's bone marrow stem cells during rotator cuff surgery significantly improved healing and tendon durability, according to a study presented today at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons . Each year in the U.S., more than 2 million people have rotator cuff surgery to re-attach their shoulder tendon to the head of the humerus .

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  18. Black patients more likely to be readmitted after hip, knee replacement surgeryRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Medical News Today

    A new study presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that black and Hispanic patients were 62 and 50 percent, respectively, more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days after total joint replacement surgery compared to white patients. In addition, Medicaid patients were 40 percent more likely to be readmitted to the hospital than patients with private insurance.

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  19. 450 Gwent operations carried out in England to cut waiting listsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | South Wales Argus

    ... to treatment that has gone almost unchecked for a year. To date 399 Gwent patients - 168 requiring orthopaedic surgery and 231 needing cataracts removed - have gone to an NHS treatment centre in Bristol run by independent provider Care UK. This ...

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  20. Stryker And Osiris Step Into The Bony VoidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Seeking Alpha

    Biological grafts for orthopaedic applications have had a troubled history, with products from both Wright Medical and Medtronic getting caught out by safety concerns. But Osiris Therapeutics has form when it comes to cellular and biological products back in 2012 it obtained the world's first approval for a stem cell therapy and with help from its partner Stryker , may yet succeed in this contentious market.

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