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Long-Term Rituximab May Aid in Antibody-Associated Vasculitis

Relapse rates lower versus placebo in granulomatosis with polyangiitis, microscopic polyangiitis

Rates of Hip Fracture High for Nursing Home Residents

In all years from 2007 to 2015, one-year mortality was high following hip fracture

May 2020 Briefing – Orthopedics

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Orthopedics for May 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

May 2020 Briefing – Rheumatology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Rheumatology for May 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The 2020 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Virtual Education Experience The originally scheduled annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons was canceled this...

Dextrose Injections Aid Knee Osteoarthritis Pain

Benefits include reduced pain, improved function, better quality of life

Deferment of Elective Surgeries Due to COVID-19 Will Have Lasting Impact

Cumulative backlog includes more than 1 million surgeries at two years after end of elective surgery deferment

AAOS: Opioid Prescribing Down for Minor Ortho Injuries in Youth

However, 54.3 percent of patients received at least one dose of opioid during ED or clinic visit

AAOS: QR Codes on Children’s Casts May Be Useful for Care Info

In many cases, scanning the code keeps patients from needing to contact the treating physician

9.5 Percent Uninsured in U.S. From January Through June 2019

Overall, 13.7 percent of adults aged 18 to 64, 4.4 percent of children aged 0 to 17 were uninsured