Safe on the slopes: Tips from a skiing orthopedist
Gott, who's been patrolling the slopes for 18 years, has seen everything from wrist and knee sprains to ACL injuries, shoulder dislocations, femur fractures and traumatic brain injuries. But skiers ... Wear gloves, goggles, a face mask and a neck ...
Poughkeepsie Journal - Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:15

Intraosseous Access: What's Out There?
... pediatric use. Their manufacturers recommend placement of these needles in the proximal tibia for children up to six years old and in the distal tibia or distal femur for older children. ... The insertion point is approximately one centimeter above ... - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:00

Fragility Fracture: Recent Developments in Risk Assessment
More than half of older women who sustain a fragility fracture do not have osteoporosis by World Health Organization (WHO) bone mineral density (BMD) criteria; and, while BMD has been used to assess fracture risk for over 30 years, a range of other ...
Medscape - Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:15

Giant Cell Arteritis: Tracking Complications
The GCA population was taken from more than 8 million patients 50 years and older who were admitted with a primary diagnosis of pneumonia, acute myocardial infarction (MI), acute ischemic stroke, or femoral neck fracture, as part of the U.S. Nationwide ...
MedPage Today - Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:00

Marcos Breton: Sacramento cycling lifestyle can be menacing
She suffered 3 fractures in her left femur that essential 3 hours of surgery and the insertion in her left leg of a 5-inch piece of steel and 4 screws. She bled so ... “He said to place my arms about his neck so he could assistance me up,” Abramson ...
Beacon Review - Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:26

Crash in Andes sends two to hospital; closes Route 28 for two hours
Bouton was transported by helicopter to Albany Medical Center for fractured left femur, a fractured left arm and a fractured right foot, according to State Police spokesman Nathan Riegal. Twenty-one-year-old Joshua Kilts of Binghamton was the driver of ...
Watershed post - Thu, 19 Feb 2015 15:18

Bisphosphonate 'Drug Holidays': Are They Beneficial?
The only patients to whom I wouldn't give a drug holiday are those who have had a fracture while on treatment or those whose femoral neck T-scores are below –2.5 at the end of their 3 to 5 years of treatment,” Dr. Clarke told Endocrinology Advisor.
Endocrinology Advisor - Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:37

Trial begins for Uniontown man accused of assaulting an infant
An X-ray of the baby's left leg revealed a mid-shaft femur fracture that was somewhere between a week and six weeks old, Squires testified, as well as a “buckle fracture” in the left tibia, a bone in the lower part of the leg. A buckle fracture occurs ...
Uniontown Herald Standard - Mon, 09 Feb 2015 15:10

Doctor: Fayette County baby was abused
Tribune-Review - Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:45

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