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2013-12-30 16:21:21

Fracture Liaison Service Programs are the Solution to Reducing the Two Million Bone Breaks Caused by Osteoporosis Each Year. WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) today announced a comprehensive Fracture Prevention Initiative in partnership with the National Bone Health Alliance (NBHA). Their goal is to provide a broad-based, best-practice model-of-care to reduce the nearly 80 percent post-fracture care gap. (Logo:...

2013-12-16 23:24:31

Latest government figures show 10 reports, including 8 fractures. Resource4thePeople’s national network of attorneys continue offer of free consultations to consumers involving allegations linked to FDA recall of DePuy diaphyseal sleeves. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/depuy-knee-sleeve-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople today announced its reaction to the latest figures* reported by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

2013-11-29 23:25:32

Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle's Speaker Series a success in Seattle, WA. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 During the last quarter of 2013, the physicians of Orthopedic Specialists of Seattle (OSS) have been speaking to the community and the greater Seattle population, on orthopedic topics including Joint Replacement, Relief from Hand and Wrist Pain, and Relief from Foot and Ankle Pain at the Swedish Ballard Hospital campus. Dr. Ruhlman of OSS will be rounding out the Speaker...

2013-10-26 23:01:03

The Firm is currently offering free and confidential Fosamax lawsuit evaluations to individuals who may have suffered atypical femur fractures after long-term use of the medication. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 More than 2,900 cases have now been filed in a consolidated Fosamax lawsuit (http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/fosamax/Fosamax-Femur-Fracture-Lawsuits.html) litigation established in New Jersey’s Atlantic County Superior Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports....

2013-10-19 23:01:48

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “MediPoint: Trauma Fixation – Global Analysis and Market Forecasts” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 Traumatic injury patients that come into the Emergency Room (ER) experience orthopedic injury in the form of fractures 60% to 65% of the time, based on conversations with key opinion leaders. Of this population, 45%–50% are operable and require fracture repair techniques in the form of external or internal fixation. As...

2013-10-17 17:02:35

A study of 69,000 Medicare patient records led by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that people with spine compression fractures who undergo operations to strengthen back bones with cement survive longer and have shorter overall hospital stays than those who stick with bed rest, pain control and physical therapy. Although so-called interventional augmentation procedures were initially more expensive than conservative medical management of the fractures, the researchers say the former were...


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