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Anxiety and depression predict poor outcomes in arthroscopic subacromial decompression.
Background: Subacromial impingement is common and frequently treated with arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASD); however, its efficacy has recently been questioned. Poor surgical outcomes have been associated with ...
Limited capsular release and controlled manipulation under anaesthesia for the treatment of frozen shoulder.
Background In light of recent interest in the cost-effectiveness of the treatment options available for frozen shoulder, we aimed to determine the results of limited anterior capsular release and controlled manipulation ...
Antibiotic prophylaxis in orthopaedic surgery: difficult decisions in an era of evolving antibiotic resistance
Prophylactic antibiotics can decrease the risk of wound infection and have been routinely employed in orthopaedic surgery for decades. Despite their widespread use, questions still surround the selection of antibiotics for ...
Sepsis... [including commentary by Julian Newell]
Sepsis, a clinical syndrome caused by the body’s immune and coagulation systems being switched on by an infection, is believed to cause about 44,000 deaths a year. If not recognised early and treated promptly, sepsis can ...
Randomized Trial of Labor Induction in Women 35 Years of Age or Older.
Background: The risk of antepartum stillbirth at term is higher among women 35 years of age or older than among younger women. Labor induction may reduce the risk of stillbirth, but it also may increase the risk of cesarean ...
KAPT block: A new innovative precision block for operative outpatient hysteroscopy.
(RCOG World Congress 2016, 2016-06)
To assess the effectiveness of a novel precision local anaesthetic block known as KAPT block in operative outpatient hysteroscopy especially in patients with pre-existing dysmenorrhea.
Do postmenopausal women with thickened endometrium on trans-vaginal ultrasound in the absence of vaginal bleeding need hysteroscopic assessment? A Pilot Study.
We aimed to determine the incidence of endometrial cancer in a cohort of postmenopausal women with thickened endometrium but no bleeding referred for hysteroscopy and determine the risk estimate of cancer using a cut-off ...
Integrated care for childhood epilepsy: ongoing challenges and lessons for other long-term condition
Epilepsy care has been identified as a major global issue-and there are many recognised concerns in the UK for children and young people with the condition. A proposed new model could help to increase multisector integration, ...
Guidelines and Quality Standards in the Care of Children with Epilepsy.
To provide quality care for children with epilepsy there is a continuing need to synthesize clinical research into forms that reflect best clinical practice. The design of evidence-based guidelines allows the gathering of ...
Discordant inflammation and pain in early and established rheumatoid arthritis: Latent Class Analysis of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network and British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register data.
(McWilliams, D. F. et al. (2016) ‘Discordant inflammation and pain in early and established rheumatoid arthritis: Latent Class Analysis of Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Network and British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register data’, Arthritis Research & Therapy, 18, p. 295., 2016-12-13)
ACKGROUND: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease activity is often measured using the 28-joint Disease Activity Score (DAS28). We aimed to identify and independently verify subgroups of people with RA that may be discordant ...