Over the next few years, opioid misuse and overdose deaths are projected to substantially increase despite current efforts to prevent abuse, according to findings published in JAMA Network Open.
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — Despite two-stage exchange being the traditional treatment method in North America for infected total joints, a presenter at Orthopedics Today Hawaii noted that one-stage exchange may be easier for patients and may result in better functional outcomes.
The use of medications associated with the development of osteoporosis has steadily increased across Denmark in the past 16 years, particularly by those most at risk for fracture, such as postmenopausal women and older adults, according to findings from a registry study published in Bone.
A study published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry reported that arthritis was highly prevalent among older adults with varying degrees of depression.
There was a correlation between postoperative glucose levels and an increased risk of periprosthetic joint infection after total joint arthroplasty, according to published results.