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2014-10-17 23:07:29

Foot fractures, especially along the outside of the foot, can lead to long term consequences unless properly treated – California Podiatric Medical Association Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 “Being a basketball player is very tough on the feet. Even with the hi-tech shoes that players wear nowadays. Hardwood has very little give to it and puts significant stress and pressure on the foot. It is highly probable that continuing to play on hardwood floors with a sore foot is what...

2014-10-13 23:02:54

The North American Trauma Fixation Devices market is anticipated to spur, due to rapidly aging population and increasing incidences of osteoporosis http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-trauma-fixation-devices-2735087626.html (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The North American trauma fixation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The trauma fixation devices market in North America is estimated to grow to...

2014-10-12 23:01:13

The Asian Trauma Fixation Devices market is anticipated to grow with high market investments and rising awareness amongst population for advanced and expensive treatments http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/asia-trauma-fixation-devices-4891070333.html (PRWEB) October 12, 2014 The Asian trauma fixation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in Asia with analysis and forecast of revenue. The trauma fixation devices market in Asia is estimated to grow to $1,239.0...

2014-10-08 23:03:42

The North American Trauma Fixation Devices market is anticipated to spur, due to rapidly aging population and increasing incidences of osteoporosis http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-trauma-fixation-devices-2735087626.html (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The North American trauma fixation devices report defines and segments the concerned market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The trauma fixation devices market in North America is estimated to grow to...

2014-09-09 12:26:04

ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today released three new clinical practice guidelines (CPG) featuring evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and treating hip fractures in patients age 65 and older, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, and dysplasia of the hip in infants up to 6 months of age. These recommendations are meant to be used as an educational tool to augment the clinical judgment of...

2014-09-02 23:03:37

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Minimally Invasive Vertebral Compression Fracture Repair Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Vertebral invasive compression fractures called spine fractures, occur when the bony block or the vertebrae in our spine suffers crack or gets deformed. Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are the most common...

2014-08-27 12:26:51

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, more than 300,000 Americans, primarily adults over age 65, sustain a hip fracture, a debilitating injury that can diminish life quality and expectancy, and result in lost work days and substantial, long-term financial costs to patients, families, insurers and government agencies. And while surgery, the primary treatment for hip fractures, successfully reduces mortality risk and improves physical function, little is known...

2014-08-25 16:27:43

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Joint Commission recently re-certified and awarded Banner Baywood Medical Center its Gold Seal of Approval for meeting national standards for health care quality and safety for Disease-Specific Care in hip fracture management. Older adults can prevent hip fractures, but unfortunately many of them are prone to falls that result in these injuries. As a result, hip fractures can cause serious harm, and illness. As incidence of hip fractures...

2014-06-15 15:09:29

BMJ-British Medical Journal Relatively rare, but significant enough to warrant action; and concerns first raised in 2009 The use of cement in partial hip replacement surgery may be linked to a risk of death - often occurring within minutes - finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open. The risk is relatively rare. But the alarm was first sounded in 2009, and most of the cases that have come to light have occurred since that date, say the authors, who include the former...

2014-06-04 16:26:09

LEWISTON, Maine, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Maine Medical Center and Central Maine Orthopaedics, who came together to establish The Orthopaedic Institute of Central Maine five years ago, have developed the state's first hip fracture program focused on helping patients recover sooner. "A hip fracture is one of the most common injuries that threaten our aging population. It can mean the beginning of the end for an elderly person -- a critical moment that turns a life...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.