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Creating An Effective Learning Environment For Your Residents

March 26, 2015

We were all there at one point. In fact, we should all still be there in the midst of an ongoing learning phase

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Doctors continue to hate their jobs — Is the ACA to blame?

March 24, 2015

In news that we likely all knew (or had an inkling of), physicians are less happy than they have been or could be, a new survey suggests. There are a number of reasons for the lack of job satisfaction, including bureaucracy and a greater focus on technology and data entry, but the data reflected here — in a recent survey from the healthcare solutions group Geneia — is nothing new. The fact is that physicians are not able to practice according to their own desires and that they are overwhelmed large amounts of paperwork and regulations of the healthcare market.

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Ankle Impingement Caused by an Intra-articular Plica: A Report of 2 Cases

March 24, 2015

Entrapment of soft tissues in the anterolateral gutter of the ankle can cause impingement. When symptomatic, patients complain of chronic ankle pain exacerbated with dorsiflexion

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Hallux Varus: An Underreported Presentation of Rheumatoid Arthritis

March 24, 2015

The prevalence of hallux varus deformity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has been reported to be extremely rare. However, in South Asian Countries, where open-toed shoes are habitual footwear for the majority of people, we have found that hallux varus is a common deformity in patients with RA. This rate of occurrence is much more common than that in published hallux deformities in RA and reinforces the impact of footwear on the development of hallux deformities.

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Why Do Surgeons Choose Scrub Over Rub For Surgical Hand Prep?

March 20, 2015

The combination of high altitude, dehydration and a microbiome that is totally disrupted by yak jerky and fermented yam milk can cause a man’s mind to drift back and truly recall the most buried, obscure and meaningless memory in the recesses of one’s mind.

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Diagnosing And Treating Necrobiosis Lipoidica

March 19, 2015

Necrobiosis lipoidica is a skin disorder characterized by collagen degradation, granulomatous reaction, blood vessel thickening and lipid deposition. Authors first identified this disorder in patients with diabetes and initially termed it necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum but subsequent identification of this condition in non-diabetic patients led to renaming by excluding diabetes from the term. 1  

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Treating Overuse Injuries As Springtime Beckons Runners

March 11, 2015

As I look out my window at my backyard in the Midwest, we are still covered in over a foot of snow and only tall patches of grass scattered about hint at the underlying ground.

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March 6, 2015

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Why The ACFAS Conference Represents The Best Of Our Profession

March 4, 2015

Did you attend the recent American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) Annual Scientific Conference?

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