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In an effort to reduce the number and severity of firework-related injuries treated by orthopedic surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers some safety guidelines for trained adults who choose to use fireworks during July 4th celebrations, according to an AAOS news release.
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Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, recently discussed common baseball injuries and safety precautions that Major League Baseball players take to avoid them on Comcast SportsNet, according to a practice news release.
Thursday, 23 June 2011 11:12

AMA Votes for Standardized EMR Interface

At the American Medical Association's 2011 annual meeting, members voted to advocate for standardizing the user interface for electronic medical records, according to an AMA news release.
Damon Noto, MD, a physician with Spine & Joint Center in Hackensack, N.J., is now using adult stem cells harvested from the patient to help stimulate tissue growth during spinal procedures, according to a practice news release.
Published in Spine
Tornier, a global extremities device company based in Amsterdam, will launch its Aequalis Ascend Convertible Shoulder System this week, according to a company news release.
Smith & Nephew's patent infringement case against Arthrex is being heard this month in Oregon, according to a Smith & Nephew news release.
Spine surgeons from the South Texas Spinal Clinic are now using NuVasive's eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion technology for spinal procedures, according to a practice news release.
Published in Spine
Steve Paragioudakis, MD, an orthopedic spine surgeon and founder of Orthopedic Spine Specialists of NJ, has been named to the board of medical advisors for United Health Products, according to a company news release.
Spero Karas, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Atlanta, has been named the head team physician for the Atlanta Falcons, according to a practice news release.
Life Spine, a Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based medical device company, is holding a training course on its Centric minimally invasive spine technology to instruct surgeons on its products and clinical indications, according to a company news release.
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