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Bone Health in Older Adults Not Improved by High-Dose Vitamin D

Bone Health in Older Adults Not Improved by High-Dose Vitamin D

25(OH)D concentration increases with supplements, but no difference in BMD changes among 3 doses.

Pulsed Ultrasound May Be Effective for the Treatment of Rib Fractures

Pulsed ultrasound treatment may represent an effective option for the treatment of stable rib fractures.

Bone Erosions More Frequent With Old Age at Onset of Early RA

Bone erosions more frequent in those older at early RA onset even if they had clinical remission.

Opinion

Are your colleagues continuing to perform unnecessary arthroscopies?

Unknown knowns are ideas that we're aware of on some level but, for whatever reason, choose not to admit to ourselves.

Treating patients with a fracture: Engage an expert

It is essential for healthcare professionals to collaborate with other experts from all specialty areas.

Bringing patients peace of mind through therapeutic x-rays

The more I work, the more I realize how much of medicine is treating both a person's mind and body.

Clinical Features

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

Case Study: Elbow and Biceps Pain After a Fall

An elderly man presents to the emergency department with elbow and biceps pain after falling on the stairs.

Case Study: Foot pain after jogging

Case Study: Foot pain after jogging

A 64-year-old woman presents to an urgent care clinic with 24 hours of left foot pain. She states that she tweaked it while jogging. The pain is localized to the lateral portion of her foot.

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