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[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

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[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

 


Cohort Study: Clinical Characteristics, Etiology, and Initial Management Strategy of Newly Diagnosed Periprosthetic Joint Infection

1 Jun, 2020 | 03:29h | UTC

Clinical Characteristics, Etiology, and Initial Management Strategy of Newly Diagnosed Periprosthetic Joint Infection: A Multicenter, Prospective Observational Cohort Study of 783 Patients – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

 


Resuming Elective Orthopedic Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic

19 May, 2020 | 04:15h | UTC

Resuming Elective Orthopaedic Surgery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Guidelines Developed by the International Consensus Group (ICM) – Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery

 


Randomized Trial: Graduated Compression Stockings in Elective Surgical Patients

18 May, 2020 | 01:41h | UTC

Graduated compression stockings as adjuvant to pharmaco-thromboprophylaxis in elective surgical patients (GAPS study): randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentaries: Graduated compression stockings on trial – The BMJ Opinion AND Compression stockings might not be needed to prevent blood clots after surgery – The British Medical Journal

 


Consensus Document: Surgery During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

15 May, 2020 | 03:34h | UTC

Surgery during the COVID‐19 pandemic: operating room suggestions from an international Delphi process – British Journal of Surgery

 


Systematic Review: Interventions for Preventing Venous Thromboembolism in Adults Undergoing Knee Arthroscopy

15 May, 2020 | 03:19h | UTC

Interventions for preventing venous thromboembolism in adults undergoing knee arthroscopy – Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions for preventing venous thromboembolism in adults undergoing knee arthroscopy – Cochrane Library

 


Global, Regional and National Burden of Osteoarthritis 1990-2017

14 May, 2020 | 02:27h | UTC

Global, regional and national burden of osteoarthritis 1990-2017: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – Annals of Rheumatic Diseases

Commentary: The number of people with osteoarthritis worldwide is on the rise – News Medical

 


Randomized Trial: Surgery vs. Functional Bracing in Patients with Closed Displaced Humeral Shaft Fractures

13 May, 2020 | 01:47h | UTC

Effect of Surgery vs Functional Bracing on Functional Outcome Among Patients With Closed Displaced Humeral Shaft Fractures: The FISH Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: JAMA, the cozy new home for our FISH – Ficebo AND A Finnish study adds to knowledge about treating fractures of the humeral shaft – University of Helsinki

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Document: Restarting Planned Surgery in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 May, 2020 | 22:43h | UTC

Restarting planned surgery in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: A strategy document from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, Association of Anaesthetists, Intensive Care Society and Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Related: New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations (report and commentary)

 


Preoperative Evaluation Before Noncardiac Surgery

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:17h | UTC

Preoperative Evaluation Before Noncardiac Surgery – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

Related Review: Preoperative Cardiac Risk Assessment (review and guidelines)

 


New Scoring System to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations

15 Apr, 2020 | 03:40h | UTC

Medically-Necessary, Time-Sensitive Procedures: A Scoring System to Ethically and Efficiently Manage Resource Scarcity and Provider Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic – Journal of the American College of Surgeons

News Release: Scoring system empowers surgery departments to prioritize medically necessary operations – American College of Surgeons

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

9 Apr, 2020 | 03:13h | UTC

Physical Therapy versus Glucocorticoid Injection for Osteoarthritis of the Knee – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Visual Abstract: Physical Therapy vs. Glucocorticoid Injection for Knee Osteoarthritis – New England Journal of Medicine

 


#ACC20 – [Abstract only] Randomized Trial: Rivaroxaban or Enoxaparin in Nonmajor Orthopedic Surgery

30 Mar, 2020 | 01:20h | UTC

Rivaroxaban or Enoxaparin in Nonmajor Orthopedic Surgery – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: PRONOMOS: Rivaroxaban Better Than Enoxaparin in Preventing VTE After Nonmajor Orthopedic Surgery – American College of Cardiology (free) AND PROphylaxis in NON-Major Orthopedic Surgery – PRONOMOS – American College of Cardiology (free)

Just Presented at the 2020 American College of Cardiology Virtual Meeting (free access)

 


Global, Regional, and National Burden of Neck Pain in the General Population

27 Mar, 2020 | 03:43h | UTC

Global, regional, and national burden of neck pain in the general population, 1990-2017: systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017 – The BMJ (free)

 


Cohort Study: Association Between Surgical Approach and Major Surgical Complications in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty

24 Mar, 2020 | 11:09h | UTC

Association Between Surgical Approach and Major Surgical Complications in Patients Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Controversies in Hip Arthroplasty: Using Registries to Answer Difficult Questions (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Complication Rates Vary Between Hip Surgery Approaches – MedicalResearch.com (free)

 


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