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About One in Three in ED for Low Back Pain Receive Imaging

Imaging use decreased from 34.4 percent in 2011 to 31.9 percent in 2016

Palm, Finger Temps Higher on Thermal Imaging in RA Patients

In all regions of interest, rheumatoid arthritis patients without active inflammation have higher temperatures

Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors

Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors

Deep Learning Models Can Help Interpret Chest Radiographs

Models developed to detect pneumothorax, opacity, nodule or mass, fracture on frontal chest radiographs

Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care

In unadjusted analyses, adults not living in MSA more likely to have financial burden linked to care

Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems

Reductions seen in imaging, on-site obstetric services, on-site primary care

Palmoplantar Pustulosis Confirmed as Orphan Disease

However, psoriasis frequently co-occurs in patients with palmoplantar pustulosis

Implant Survival Poor for Converted ‘Partial’ Knee Replacements

Survival significantly inferior for TKAs converted from UKAs compared with primary TKAs

Fracture Risk Increased in Adults With Atopic Eczema

Fracture risk up with increasing eczema severity, with strongest associations for spinal, pelvic, hip fracture

November 2019 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for November 2019. This roundup includes the latest...