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AAOS 2014: Can Allergies Explain Postoperative Joint Replacement Pain? | Allergy, Articles, Conference Coverage Highlights, Orthopedics, Pain, Surgery

The Particulars: Previous research has found that joint replacements can sometimes end in implant failure that is due to factors other than infection or apparent biomechanical issues. It is possible that pain persisting after an apparently successful joint replacement may be due to an allergic react ...

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Anesthesiology 2013: Trends in PACU Complications | Allergy, Anesthesiology, Articles, Conference Coverage Highlights, Surgery

The Particulars: Time spent in the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) has been identified as a source of much patient morbidity in previous studies. The incidence of PACU complications was last quantified in a large study that looked at data from 1986 to 1989. It is not known if the incidence of PACU ...

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Caring for Chronic Conditions in Primary Care

Caring for Chronic Conditions in Primary Care | Allergy, Articles, Business of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Healthcare Reform, Hospital Medicine, Pulmonology/Critical Care, Recent Features, Slider

With the Patient Protec­tion and Affordable Care Act now underway, more attention is being focused on patient-centered and coordinated care. As a result, primary care physicians (PCPs) are seeking new ways to organize care around patients. This includes providing in-office services that meet all of ...

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