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Do Doctors Make the Wrong Diagnosis in Their Own Investment Strategies? | Opinion Article

Medicine is one of the highest-paying professions, but whether doctors are able to manage their money wisely is another question. Just 28% of working doctors feel very

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APS-2015-Feature

Conference Highlights: APS 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at APS 2016, the American Pain Society’s annual meeting, from May 11 to 14 in Austin, TX. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.

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Heroes in Medicine: Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD | Feature

Congratulations to Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital for being the winner of the“Heroes

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Activities-of-Daily--Living-With-HF-FEATURE-IMAGE

Osteoporosis & Fractures in Men | Feature

As the United States population continues to live longer, the incidence of osteoporotic fragility fractures is expected to increase substantially in both men and women over the

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CME: Symptomatic Knee OA on the Rise | Feature

The prevalence of knee pain and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) appears to have increased substantially over a span of more than 20 years. As rates of knee OA increase, greater vigilance is needed for providing the most appropriate therapies to treat the condition.

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Symptomatic Knee OA on the Rise | Feature

The prevalence of knee pain and symptomatic knee osteoarthritis (OA) appears to have increased substantially over a span of more than 20 years. As rates of knee OA increase, greater vigilance is needed for providing the most appropriate therapies to treat the condition.

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Free CME

Free CME Here, Get Your Free CME! | Medical Blog

For physicians practicing in most states (what gives, Indiana?), obtaining continuing medical education credits is a necessity, like it or not. For license registration, 54 boards require

Defining Rx Opioid Overdose Risk | News Brief

Patients who use multiple pharmacies concurrently and have overlapping opioid prescriptions appear to be at greater risk for opioid overdoses than others, according to a study. Patients

Medscape’s 2015 Physician Compensation Report | News Brief

Nearly 20,000 physicians across 25 specialties responded to Medscape’s 2015 Compensation Survey. Check out our infographic! The top three earners this year are Orthopedics (421k), Cardiology (376k),

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Knee Osteoarthritis

AKH CME: The Efficacy of Platelet Rich Plasma in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis | News Brief

CME Credit: 1.0 hour activity This continuing education activity will present the most recent evidence on the use of PRP in the treatment of knee OA and help

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Comparing Approaches to ACL Tears | Opinion Article

Value-based medicine has gained more attention in recent years, leading many providers and healthcare systems to focus on the cost effectiveness of services they offer. This focus

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Ressitance-Exercise-Knee-OA-Feature

Resistance Exercise for Knee OA | Feature

Resistance exercise appears to be an important component of a comprehensive regimen for treating patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Developing effective resistance exercise programs can help offset the physical and psychological limitations associated with knee OA.

ACS 2014: Predicting Joint Replacement Outcomes | Feature

The Particulars: In most cases, eligibility for hip and knee replacement surgery has been based largely upon the patient’s biological age. Recent research suggests, however, that a

Anesthesiology 2014: Anesthesiologist-Led Care for TKA Patients | Feature

The Particulars: The high perioperative and postoperative costs associated with total knee arthroplasty (TKA) along with increasing demand from the aging United States population is placing greater

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Pat-Ed-KneeOa-Feature

Optimizing Patient Education in Knee Osteoarthritis Care | Opinion Article

The goals of knee osteoarthritis (OA) treatment are to improve health-related quality of life and limit the progression of joint damage. “The optimal management of knee OA

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Vertebral Augmentation for Spinal Fractures | Feature

Medical management of vertebral compression fractures costs patients and healthcare systems nearly $14 billion annually, according to recent estimates. Percutaneous vertebroplasty and balloon kyphoplasty procedures are being

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Identifying Predictors of Osteoarthritis | Opinion Article

Clinicians should take a proactive approach to OA prevention strategies by actively prescribing exercise and rehabilitation.

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Total Joint Arthroplasty: Addressing Unplanned Readmissions | Feature

A significant number of total joint arthroplasty procedures require unplanned readmission within 90 days. Measures to limit these complications should be implemented to reduce the physical and psychological impact of readmission on patients and the financial burden to society.

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Gender Bias in Knee Osteoarthritis | Opinion Article

Knee osteoarthritis is significantly higher in women, but gender bias may be influencing healthcare providers in recommending treatment.

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Knee Osteoarthritis eBook | eMedia

At Physician’s Weekly, we are proud to present this monograph featuring several features that are applicable to physicians managing patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Created with the assistance of

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