Timing of Wound Closure in Open Fractures Based on Cultures Obtained After Debridement
- Negative Pressure Wound Therapy - A Review of its Uses in Orthopaedic Trauma. Putnis, Sven; Khan, Wasim S.; Wong, James M.-L. // Open Orthopaedics Journal;2014 Supplement, Vol. 8, p142
The use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) for complex and large wounds has increased in popularity over the past decade. Modern NPWT systems consisting of an open pore foam sponge, adhesive dressing and a vacuum pump producing negative pressure have been used as an adjunct to surgical...
- Dynamic duo. Othersen, Megan // Runner's World;Feb93, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p17
Discusses the healing benefits of ice and friction massage for inflamed muscles and tendons. How the combination works; Instructions for applying the ice and friction.
- Understanding medical management for musculoskeletal injuries. Upfal, Mark // Occupational Hazards;Sep94, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p43
Discusses common treatment methods used for musculoskeletal injuries. Rest, ice, compression and elevation; Physical therapy and exercise; Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; Muscle relaxers; Pain pills; Local injections; Surgery; Alternatives; Return to work.
- Stopping pain of tendonitis. // USA Today Magazine;Feb93, Vol. 121 Issue 2573, p11
Discusses the causes, symptoms and treatment for tendonitis. What tendons are and how they work; Moving different parts of the body; Pain; Recommendations from Alliant Health System in Louisville, Ky.; Diagnosis; Medication; Surgery; Details.
- Throwing out that first pitch--carefully. Carey, Benedict; Weiss, Rick // Health (Time Inc. Health);Nov/Dec92, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p14
Reports on findings by researchers that showed an increase in forearm fractures among amateurs pitchers pushing too hard after years of couch-potato living. The stress of pitching and the spontaneous fractures of the humerus bone in people tossing everything from snowballs to hand grenades;...
- Pushing too hard. Yessis, Michael // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jun93, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p38
Identifies the causes of skeleto-muscular injuries common to sports. Statistics; Training phases; Jumping, throwing and sprinting sports; Athlete's fatigue as a result of pushing beyond physical capacity.
- Musculoskeletal pain as an indicator of malignancy. Apgar, Barbara // American Family Physician;6/1/1997, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p2838
Presents a summary of the article `Musculoskeletal Pain as an Indicator of Occult Malignancy,' by A.F. Jacobson from the `Archives of Internal Medicine' dated 1997. Treatment of musculoskeletal symptoms; Efficacy of bone scintigraphy; Findings of the study.
- Typing harder may contribute to musculoskeletal damage. // IIE Solutions;Jul95, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p10
Reports on a study of computer operators involved in word processing which indicates that those with greater levels of muscoloskeletal symptoms strike the key significantly harder. Details of the study conducted by Dr. Michael Feuerstein; Concern over the increasing number of upper extremity...
- Kids, pain, and depression. Rubin, Aaron; Rich, Brent S.E. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Jan98, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p26Y
Presents a summary of the article `Psychilatric symptoms in preadolescents with musculoskeletal pain and fibromyalgia,' by M. Mikkelsson, A. Sourander, and J. Phia, from the Pediatrics Journal, dated 1997.