Search Tag: Orthopaedics

ICU Management

Reduced Infection When Antibiotics Are Given After Trauma

2015 26 Feb

A new study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma (JOT) shows that infection rates can be significantly reduced by giving patients antibiotics within the first hour of injury. The study included 137 trauma patients who had open fractures of the tibia (shinbone). In an open fracture, bone sticks out through the skin or a wound penetrates down... Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient Questionnaire Helps Measure Postoperative Disability

2015 18 Feb

An international study suggests that a simple-to-use patient questionnaire can help doctors measure the risk of disability in patients following surgery and should be used as an outcomes measure in perioperative studies. Results of the multicentre study are reported in Anesthesiology , the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2014: EOS Imaging Partners with EuroSafe

2014 06 Mar

EOS Micro Dose breakthrough, now supporting 3D imaging, participates in EuroSafe Campaign’s mission to reduce radiation in imaging EOS imaging, the pioneer in orthopaedic 2D/3D imaging, has announced a partnership with the EuroSafe imaging campaign launched at ECR 2014, the annual meeting of the European Society for Radiology. The aim of... Read more

IMAGING Management

Merge's New OrthoPACS Solution

2013 20 Mar

Merge Healthcare, a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, has announced that more than 650 orthopedic surgeons at more than 50 practices in the U.S. already have or in the process of implementing Merge OrthoPACSTM, a comprehensive image management and digital templating solution for orthopaedics. In... Read more

IMAGING Management

EOS imaging Receives FDA Clearance for 3D Imaging Software

2013 20 Mar

EOS imaging, the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopaedic medical imaging, has announced that its next-generation sterEOS® 3D imaging software, sterEOS® 1.5, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The sterEOS® 1.5 software will be highlighted along with the full EOS® Imaging System at the American Academy of Orthopaedic... Read more