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Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy presenting as mechanical neck pain: a case report.
Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM) is the most common type of myelopathy in adults over 55 years of age. In the early stages symptoms may include local neck pain and stiffness that might mimic the presentation of ...
Wilderness Medical Society practice guidelines for the treatment of acute pain in remote environments
The Wilderness Medical Society convened an expert panel to develop evidence-based guidelines for the management of pain in austere environments. Recommendations are graded based on the quality of supporting evidence as ...
School-entry vision screening in the United Kingdom: practical aspects and outcomes
PURPOSE: To describe and assess an orthoptist-led vision screening service for school-entry (reception class) children, and report outcomes from one healthcare trust in the UK. METHODS: A total of 3721 children (aged 4-5 ...
Open wound healing of the osseocutaneous fibula flap donor site
Split skin grafts are the predominant method of closure for fibular flap donor sites. We present a novel approach to manage the donor site using the inter-related components of secondary intention healing: creation of a ...
Effectiveness of 3 methods of anchorage reinforcement for maximum anchorage in adolescents: A 3-arm multicenter randomized clinical trial
(Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2014 Jul;146(1):10-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2014.03.020., 2014)
INTRODUCTION: The objective of this 3-arm parallel randomized clinical trial was to compare the effectiveness of temporary anchorage devices (TADs), Nance button palatal arches, and headgear for anchorage supplementation ...
Care of the dying: priorities for the future
(Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2014 Jul;75(7):364-5. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2014.75.7.364., 2014)
Optimizing knee arthroscopy documentation using a new template
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of the study was to assess the quality of documentation of knee arthroscopy and evaluate the implementation of a novel operative template. METHOD: A 34-point assessment was undertaken based on ...
Wilderness Medical Society practice guidelines for the treatment of acute pain in remote environments: 2014 update
The Wilderness Medical Society convened an expert panel to develop evidence-based guidelines for the management of pain in austere environments. Recommendations are graded on the basis of the quality of supporting evidence ...