POSTERIOR SHORT-SEGMENT INSTRUMENTATION AND FUSION PROVIDES BETTER RESULTS THAN COMBINED ANTERIOR PLUS POSTERIOR STABILIZATION FOR MID-LUMBAR (L2 TO L4) BURST FRACTURES
- Changing proximal femoral geometry in north east Scotland: An osteometric study. Duthie, R.A.; Bruce, M.F.; Hutchison, J.D. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/16/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7143, p1498
Presents a osteometric study on fractures of the proximal femur in north east Scotland. Suggestions made by radiological studies on proximal femur; Details on study which was carried out on 120 dried femurs; Findings of the study.
- Lower the incidence of hip fractures resulting from falls. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;1/15/96, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Focuses on hip fractures in the elderly population. Difference of how the elderly falls reason for high incidence of hip fracture in aged population; What researchers have done; Comments from C. Hayes, PhD., in Developments; The way elderly falls; A hi pad solution; Real-world questions. ...
- Bone fractures costly. // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Advisor;12/30/96, Vol. 8 Issue 24, p7
Reports on the financial aspects of the medical care of bone fractures in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Another fracture risk. Dunkin, Mary Anne // Arthritis Today;May/Jun96, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p8
Suggests that significant weight change may increase the risk of a hip fracture. Common causes of broken bones; Statistics indicating that men suffer fewer hip fractures than women; Need for further research to determine exactly why weight changes might be related to hip fractures.
- Bone glue. // Men's Health;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p90
Reports that orthopedic surgeons at Tufts University School of Medicine are testing an injectible paste that stabilizes factures and builds new bone. What early tests shows.
- Delayed complication of a rib fracture. O'Kane, John; O'Kane, Elizabeth; Marquet, Julianne // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Apr98, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p69
Presents information on a case study regarding the delayed complication of a rib fracture. Details on the situation; Methods used to treat the situation; Possible complications of this injury; Results of this case study. INSET: Rib fracture fundamentals.
- Fracture-dislocations you can't afford to miss. Thompson, Edward; Cordas Jr., Michael // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jun96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p36
Focuses on fracture dislocations and how to detect them. Monteggia and Galeazzi fractures of the forearm; Lisfranc injury of the foot; Case descriptions of the three kinds of fractures.
- Fractures of the fifth metatarsal. Yu, Warren D.; Shapiro, Matthew S. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Feb98, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p47
Presents information on fractures of the fifth metatarsal which are commonly encountered by physicians treating active people. Indepth look at the treatment for the fractures; Information on proximal metaphyseal fractures; Details on varieties of fifth metatarsal fractures; Focus on term Jones...
- Regaining functional independence in the acute care setting following hip fracture. Guccione, Andrew A.; Fagerson, Timothy L. // Physical Therapy;Aug1996, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p818
Investigates the attainment of key functional milestones by patients and discharge status from an acute care hospital following hip fracture. Potential impact of time frame and study site on the identification of factors; Correlation of frequent physical therapy treatment and regaining...
- Randomized placebo-controlled trial of brisk walking in the prevention of postmenopausal... Ebrahim, Shah; Thompson, Paul W.; Baskaran, Vermala; Evans, Kathy // Age & Ageing;Jul97, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p253
Presents a study which looked at the impact of brisk walking on bone mineral density in relation to women who had suffered an limb fracture. Factors which cause osteoporotic fractures; Detailed information on the methodology used to conduct the study; Discussion based on the results of the study.