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Randomized trial: Targeting rehabilitation to improve outcomes after total knee arthroplasty in patients at risk of poor outcomes

18 Oct, 2020 | 23:04h | UTC

Targeting rehabilitation to improve outcomes after total knee arthroplasty in patients at risk of poor outcomes: randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentary: Self-Directed Physical Therapy Effective After Total Knee Arthroplasty – NEJM Journal Watch

 

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[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Physical therapy referral from primary care for acute back pain with sciatica

7 Oct, 2020 | 08:56h | UTC

Physical Therapy Referral From Primary Care for Acute Back Pain With Sciatica: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: For back pain, early MRI didn’t help, early physical therapy did, studies find – ACP Internist AND Early PT for Acute Back Pain and Sciatica Improves Disability – NEJM Journal Watch

 


Guideline: Physical therapist management of total knee arthroplasty

6 Oct, 2020 | 00:05h | UTC

Physical Therapist Management of Total Knee Arthroplasty – Physical Therapy

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Management of adults with primary frozen shoulder in secondary care

4 Oct, 2020 | 23:21h | UTC

Management of adults with primary frozen shoulder in secondary care (UK FROST): a multicentre, pragmatic, three-arm, superiority randomised clinical trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Systematic review: It is unlikely that magnesium improves skeletal muscle cramps in older adults

4 Oct, 2020 | 22:48h | UTC

Magnesium for skeletal muscle cramps – Cochrane Library

 


NICE Guideline: Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s

23 Sep, 2020 | 14:41h | UTC

Low back pain and sciatica in over 16s: assessment and management – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


[Abstract Only] Preliminary trial on the effectiveness of Curcuma longa extract for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis

15 Sep, 2020 | 08:38h | UTC

Effectiveness of Curcuma longa Extract for the Treatment of Symptoms and Effusion–Synovitis of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine

Commentaries: Turmeric May Help Relieve Pain from Knee Osteoarthritis – NEJM Journal Watch

 


Randomized trial: Effectiveness of a high-volume injection as treatment for chronic Achilles tendinopathy

11 Sep, 2020 | 01:12h | UTC

Effectiveness of a high volume injection as treatment for chronic Achilles tendinopathy: randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

 

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Randomized trial: Negative-pressure wound therapy compared with standard dressings following surgical treatment of major trauma to the lower limb

6 Sep, 2020 | 21:33h | UTC

Negative-pressure wound therapy compared with standard dressings following surgical treatment of major trauma to the lower limb: the WHiST RCT – Health Technology Assessment

Source: EvidenceAlerts

 

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Randomized placebo-surgery controlled trial evaluates arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for a degenerative meniscus tear: a 5 year follow-up

6 Sep, 2020 | 21:34h | UTC

Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy for a degenerative meniscus tear: a 5 year follow-up of the placebo-surgery controlled FIDELITY (Finnish Degenerative Meniscus Lesion Study) trial – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 

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Meta-analysis: Intra-articular saline injection as effective as corticosteroids, platelet-rich plasma and hyaluronic acid for hip osteoarthritis pain

24 Aug, 2020 | 00:27h | UTC

Intra-articular saline injection as effective as corticosteroids, platelet-rich plasma and hyaluronic acid for hip osteoarthritis pain: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials – British Journal of Sports Medicine

 

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[Abstract Only] Observational study: Atypical femur fracture risk vs. fragility fracture prevention with bisphosphonates

20 Aug, 2020 | 09:12h | UTC

Atypical Femur Fracture Risk versus Fragility Fracture Prevention with Bisphosphonates – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Recognizing axial spondyloarthritis: A guide for primary care

19 Aug, 2020 | 09:22h | UTC

Recognizing Axial Spondyloarthritis: A Guide for Primary Care – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


ACP/AAFP Guideline: Nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic management of acute pain from non–low back, musculoskeletal injuries in adults

18 Aug, 2020 | 07:30h | UTC

Nonpharmacologic and Pharmacologic Management of Acute Pain From Non–Low Back, Musculoskeletal Injuries in Adults: A Clinical Guideline From the American College of Physicians and American Academy of Family Physicians – Annals of Internal Medicine

News Release: ACP, AAFP release new guideline for treatment of non-low back pain – American College of Physicians

Commentary: ACP, AAFP issue joint guideline on non-low back pain from musculoskeletal injuries in adults – ACP Internist

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Surgery vs. cast immobilization for adults with a bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist

10 Aug, 2020 | 01:54h | UTC

Surgery versus cast immobilisation for adults with a bicortical fracture of the scaphoid waist (SWIFFT): a pragmatic, multicentre, open-label, randomised superiority trial – The Lancet

Commentary: ‘Avoid surgery’ for most cases of common wrist fracture in young people, urge researchers – National Institute for Health Research

 

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[Abstract Only] Study: A second bone mineral density measurement 3 years after the initial measurement is not associated with improved accuracy of fracture risk assessment

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:05h | UTC

Serial Bone Density Measurement and Incident Fracture Risk Discrimination in Postmenopausal Women – JAMA Internal Medicine

Commentary: Second BMD Measurement Not Beneficial for Identifying Hip Fracture – Physician’s Weekly

 


Randomized trial: Effect of spinal manipulative and mobilization therapies in young adults with mild to moderate chronic low back pain

7 Aug, 2020 | 03:03h | UTC

Effect of Spinal Manipulative and Mobilization Therapies in Young Adults With Mild to Moderate Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

 


[Abstract Only] Cohort Study: Cardiovascular and bleeding risks associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after myocardial infarction

3 Aug, 2020 | 00:17h | UTC

Cardiovascular and Bleeding Risks Associated With Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs After Myocardial Infarction – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: NSAIDs Boost CV, Bleeding Risks in Post-MI Patients – TCTMD AND Concomitant NSAID Treatment After MI – American College of Cardiology AND NSAIDs increase cardiovascular, bleeding risk in Korean heart attack patients – American College of Cardiology

 


Review: musculoskeletal consequences of COVID-19

20 Jul, 2020 | 07:49h | UTC

Musculoskeletal Consequences of COVID-19 – The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery

 


Systematic review: International guidelines and recommendations for surgery during Covid-19 pandemic

17 Jul, 2020 | 08:34h | UTC

International guidelines and recommendations for surgery during Covid-19 pandemic: A Systematic Review – International Journal of Surgery

 


Selected Articles: COVID-19 in Surgical Patients

3 Jul, 2020 | 08:46h | UTC

Article 1: Managing COVID-19 in Surgical Systems – Annals of Surgery

Article 2: Surgical Training During and After COVID-19: A Joint Trainee and Trainers Manifesto – Annals of Surgery

Article 3: COVID-19 – Considerations and Implications for Surgical Learners – Annals of Surgery

Article 4: Perioperative COVID-19 Defense: An Evidence-Based Approach for Optimization of Infection Control and Operating Room Management – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Article 5: A Guide for Surgical and Procedural Recovery After the First Surge of Covid-19 – NEJM Catalyst

 


Updated Guidelines to Reduce Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Patients

29 Jun, 2020 | 09:03h | UTC

Updated Guidelines to Reduce Venous Thromboembolism in Trauma Patients: A Western Trauma Association Critical Decisions Algorithm – Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Vitamin D and Marine Omega‐3 Fatty Acids Do Not Improve Chronic Knee Pain in Older Adults

29 Jun, 2020 | 08:59h | UTC

The Effects of Vitamin D and Marine Omega‐3 Fatty Acid Supplementation on Chronic Knee Pain in Older U.S. Adults: Results from a Randomized Trial – Arthritis & Rheumatism

 


NICE Guideline: Joint Replacement: Hip, Knee and Shoulder

8 Jun, 2020 | 04:23h | UTC

Joint replacement (primary): hip, knee and shoulder – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Perioperative Considerations in Urgent Surgical Care of Suspected and Confirmed COVID-19 Orthopedic Patients

4 Jun, 2020 | 04:53h | UTC

Perioperative Considerations in Urgent Surgical Care of Suspected and Confirmed COVID-19 Orthopaedic Patients: Operating Room Protocols and Recommendations in the Current COVID-19 Pandemic – Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

 


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