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Strategies to improve physician-administrator relations in physicians practice

May 24, 2016

As physicians, we might not always have the ability to choose our practice administrator. However, one of the best ways to prevent a problem in a practice is to not invite it inside in the first place

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Optimizing Technology Use for Chronic Lower-Extremity Wound Healing: A Consensus Document

May 20, 2016

Innovations in technology are used in managing chronic wounds.

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A closer look at Buerger’s disease in the lower extremity

May 17, 2016

Buerger’s disease, which is also known as thromboangiitis obliterans, is a rare disease affecting the small and medium-sized vessels of the peripheral arterial and venous systems. It is a nonatherosclerotic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology. Smoking is the most important risk factor for Buerger’s disease

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Patient access to medical records key to stemming inaccuracies

May 17, 2016

Unlike what happens in Vegas, what happens in a patient’s medical record — especially inaccuracies — can stay with them forever, Dhruv Khullar, a resident physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, said during a recent session at Health Datapalooza 2016 in the District of Columbia. The panelists, ranging from a government official to university members, gathered to discuss their experiences and views of patient data safety and data sharing.

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Can autologous fat grafting help address fat pad atrophy in patients with diabetes?

May 10, 2016

The feet support the entire body and are subject to repetitive mechanical trauma throughout a lifetime, thereby propagating the atrophy of the plantar fat pad.

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Workplace safety in healthcare: Identifying the problem

May 10, 2016

The healthcare industry has one of the highest rates of work-related injuries and illness, and the impact is great. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the number of days healthcare workers are away from work is higher than both construction and manufacturing — industries traditionally believed to be more hazardous. OSHA also reports workers’ compensation losses result in a total annual expense of $2 billion for hospitals alone.

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Efficacy of Topical Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor for Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

May 5, 2016

Diabetic foot ulceration is a major complication of diabetes mellitus.

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Foot Management honors LA Rams ATs

May 4, 2016

Baltimore, MD-based Foot Management hosted the Ed Block Courage Award dinner on March 11 to honor the St.

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Non-surgical treatment of hallux valgus: a current practice survey of Australian podiatrists

May 4, 2016

Patients with hallux valgus (HV) frequently present to podiatrists for non-surgical management, with a wide range of concerns including pain, footwear difficulty and quality of life impacts.

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Emerging insights on the trephine arthrodesis

April 26, 2016

Trephine arthrodesis in foot surgery is nothing new but for some reason, foot surgeons rarely consider it. Surgeons can utilize trephine arthrodesis for many of the joints in the foot, including but not limited to the subtalar joint, tarsometatarsal joints, intercuneiform joints and the naviculocuneiform joint. In my experience, arthrodesis of the second and third tarsometatarsal joints is the primary procedure for which I will choose a trephine arthrodesis technique.

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