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Orthopaedics CME

Orthopaedics

Continuing Medical Education (CME)


New Developments in Diagnosing and Treating Hip and Knee Periprosthetic Joint Infection: A Guide for Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Online Publication
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Faculty
William Jiranek, MD, FACS

This 15-minute publication begins with a brief video in which a clinical expert reviews recent changes in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), including Musculoskeletal Infection Society criteria and newly identified synovial biomarkers. The publication then discusses approaches for confirming a diagnosis of PJI and reviews available treatment strategies, including surgical and pharmacologic options.

In collaboration with
Med-IQ



The Role and Benefits of Free Vascularized Fibular Grafts in Avascular Necrosis of the Hip

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Online Publication
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Faculty
Marc J. Richard, MD

This CME-certified online publication discusses surgical options for patients with osteonecrosis of the hip, with a focus on free vascularized fibular grafting, a technique that was pioneered at Duke University Medical Center.

In collaboration with
Med-IQ


Strategies for the Noninvasive Management of Acute Low Back Pain

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Online Publication
Cost: Complimentary
Credit: .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Faculty
Anand B. Joshi, MD, MHA

This CME-certified online publication focuses on the initial evaluation and evidence-based management of acute low back pain. It explores approaches to diagnose acute low back pain, assess patients' prognosis based on established psychosocial indicators for prolonged pain, and identify when diagnostic imaging is warranted. Furthermore, the publication presents available clinical evidence for various pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment strategies to address acute low back pain, as well as provides guidance on when to engage specialists to address pain that is not resolved by noninvasive means.

In collaboration with
Med-IQ


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