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Multiple Neuromas Cause Painful "Jumping Stump" in a Transfemoral Amputee: A Case Report

July 20, 2016

Painful “jumping stump” is an uncommon but very disturbing complication postamputation.

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Clinical Efficacy Test of Polyester Containing Herbal Extract Dressings in Burn Wound Healing

July 20, 2016

Technological advancement has assisted in developing various availabilities of wound products that help in not only in healing and preventing infection but also in providing patients’ comfort and pain reduction during application. However, most of advanced wound healing products in Thailand were imported at high costs to patients. Nowadays, there are increased numbers of local researches of herbs that could provide healing environment for successful wound care

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Effects of custom-made textile insoles on plantar pressure distribution and lower limb EMG activity during turning

July 13, 2016

Turning during locomotion involves considerable changes of the body’s center of mass and reduced stability, as well as lower limb kinematics and kinetics. However, many previous studies have been carried out t…

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Implementation of blinded outcome assessment in the Effective Verruca Treatments trial (EverT) – lessons learned

July 12, 2016

Trials using inadequate levels of blinding may report larger effect sizes than blinded studies. It has been suggested that blinded outcome assessment in open trials may in some cases be undertaken by assessmen…

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Revision Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis With a Pseudoelastic Intramedullary Nail: A Case Study

July 7, 2016

Hindfoot (tibiotalocalcaneal or TTC) arthrodesis is commonly used to treat concomitant arthritis of the ankle and subtalar joints. Simultaneous fusion of both joints can be difficult to achieve especially in patients with impaired healing due to smoking, diabetes mellitus, or Charcot neuroarthropathy. Conventional intramedullary fixation devices allow for compression to be applied at the time of surgery, but this compression can be lost due to bone resorption or settling, leading to impaired healing

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An investigation to assess ankle mobility in healthy individuals from the application of multi-component compression bandages and compression hosiery

July 7, 2016

An investigation was undertaken to compare the effect of multi-component compression bandages and compression hosiery kits on individuals’ range of ankle motion whilst wearing typical and medical footwear, and…

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8 great hiring questions for medical staff

July 5, 2016

Great interview questions go beyond just asking about skill sets and previous job tasks. Here are eight that get at a candidate’s grit, tenacity, problem-solving skills, curiosity and experience with failure.

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Intraoperative Ultrasound Guidance for the Removal of Nonmetallic Foreign Body from the Foot: Case Report

July 4, 2016

Ultrasound has become an increasingly valuable diagnostic tool throughout all areas of medicine. The role of diagnostic ultrasonography has an evolving role in orthopaedic surgery and particularly in the field of foot and ankle.

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Idiopathic Toe Walking: Family Predisposition and Gender Distribution

July 1, 2016

Current literature is inconsistent concerning the causes and the frequency of idiopathic toe walking (ITW). Available studies vary widely in their results

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