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Medical consultation rates for surgical cases vary

The use of inpatient medical consultations for hospitalized surgical patients was found to vary by hospital, but consultations didn’t appear to have much of an impact on risk-adjusted 30-day...

Field of Interest: Gastroentero...
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Medical consultation rates for surgical cases vary

The use of inpatient medical consultations for hospitalized surgical patients was found to vary by hospital, but consultations didn’t appear to have much of an impact on risk-adjusted 30-day...

Field of Interest: Oncology
Type: News Item

Most kneecap pain can be managed conservatively

SEATTLE – In about 80% of patients, patellofemoral knee pain is due to muscular dysfunction and often responds to strengthening and other conservative measures, according to Dr. Christian Lattermann...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
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PCPs waffle in referrals for total joint replacement

PARIS – Primary care physicians are only moderately confident about which patients to refer for total hip or knee replacement, according to cross-sectional survey of 218 physicians. One-quarter...

Field of Interest: Rheumatology
Type: News Item
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