Gait Can Determine Source of Knee OA
How your knee moves may be a telling point in a knee osteoarthritis diagnosis, a study shows.
Reassess Prescription Drug Use after a Fracture
“Not treating patients with osteoporosis drugs after a fracture would be like discharging a patient after a myocardial infarction without drugs to prevent a subsequent infarction,” researchers write in JAMA Internal Medicine.
The Most Common Reasons Driving Readmissions in TJA
Prem N. Ramkumar, M.D., the author of a recent analysis on readmission rates in TJA, speaks with Rheumatology Network about why readmission rates matter.
The Severity of Osteoarthritis Symptoms Often Overlooked
EULAR 2016: A new study shows that patients with osteoarthritis may carry a greater burden of disease than patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Hyaluronic Acid Injections Only for Some Knee Osteoarthritis Patients
EULAR 2016: Researchers have identified a potential predictive factor of failure by intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid for knee osteoarthritis.
Opioid Efficacy and Dosing Due for More Clinical Trials
Researchers assess the efficacy of opioids for short-term back pain relief.
Weighing the Value of Opioids and TKA Outcomes
A new modeling study suggests that the opioid medications tramadol and oxycodone are not generally cost-effective for knee osteoarthritis.
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