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New resource offers guide to ‘Practical Office Orthopedics' | ACP Internist

Internists can practice some orthopedics in their offices, such as managing common orthopedic conditions affecting the knees, shoulders, hips, feet, ankles, hands, wrists, elbows, and spine.

Orthopedic dialogue : ACP Internist

Six months ago I posted a story about a demented 94 year old patient who'd fractured her hip. She'd lost more than thirty pounds in the pre...

Effect of nonpayment for preventable infections on SSI rates following orthopedic procedures : ACP Internist

The debate regarding the effect of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) 2008 policy denying incremental payment for eight c...

Medicare ramps up rationing of cardiac and orthopedic care : ACP Internist

With the announcement that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin auditing 100% of expensive cardiovascular and ort...

Health care costs : ACP Internist

Two articles in the New England Journal of Medicine caught my eye. Although they appear to address very different subjects, I believe they ...

Knee replacements on the rise : ACP Internist

According to a study in JAMA , knee replacement surgery could reach 3.5 million a year by 2030 in the United States. Wonder why health cost...

Cruel shoes : ACP Internist

GlassHospital is on vacation this week, writing to you from vibrant Toronto. Toronto is home to the Bata Shoe Museum, well worth a visit if ...

Is your hospital crooked? : ACP Internist

I read an interesting piece this morning about a medical renegade who turned his back on one of the most powerful health care systems in the...

5 things doctors should always subconsciously communicate to patients : ACP Internist

Communication is the cornerstone of good health care . Despite all the external challenges we face with the system in which we work, those f...

The one simple reason physicians lost control over their profession : ACP Internist

I recently met an old friend of mine for the evening in New York City. He's a talented young orthopedic surgeon, who has already, in the sho...

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