ACR issues guidances for MIS-C and pediatric rheumatic disease during pandemic
June 23, 2020
The ACR appears to be the first medical organization to review all the most current evidence to issue interim guidance with the expectations that it will change as more data become available.
Newer anticoagulants linked to lower fracture risk in AFib
May 26, 2020
Direct oral anticoagulants were associated with lower osteoporosis fracture risk than warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Short-term NSAIDs appear safe for high-risk patients
October 8, 2018
The findings challenge the Choosing Wisely campaign of the American Society of Nephrology, which recommends against NSAIDs for high-risk patients.
How to prescribe effectively for opioid use disorder
July 24, 2018
NEW ORLEANS – Know the disparate strengths and weaknesses of methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone for treating opioid addiction.
Data suggest harm outweighs benefit of opioids for musculoskeletal pain
June 25, 2018
AMSTERDAM – There is little if any good quality evidence that opioids offer benefit in the treatment of pain related to osteoarthritis or other musculoskeletal disorders, but a large body of evidence suggests major risks.
Surgeries account for almost half of hospital costs
April 19, 2018
Spinal fusion heads the list of most costly operating room procedures.