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The purpose of this pilot study was to determine the incidence and severity of pain intensity in patients 4 years of age and older presenting to the noncritical ward of the emergency department (ED). All patients presenting to the ED of two university hospitals (one general, one pediatric) who were triaged to the noncritical ward during 12 h/day for 1 week(More)
Femoral neck stress fractures are unusual but not rare athletic injuries. In one large series they accounted for 5% of all stress fractures. Early recognition of the signs and symptoms of this injury is important, as objective findings are often delayed. The potential problems from this fracture are serious. The aetiology includes repeated force above a(More)
The current study evaluates the efficacy and safety of testosterone (T) gel 1% augmentation on depressive symptoms and quality of life in treatment-resistant, depressed, hypogonadal men older than 50 years of age who are receiving antidepressants. The authors hypothesized that T augmentation would improve depressive symptoms and quality of life. Eighteen(More)
When clinical examination and noninvasive techniques have not provided the diagnosis for intraarticular problems, arthroscopy of certain joints may be useful. The instruments and techniques of the 1980s have made diagnosis and operative treatment with arthroscopy possible for a variety of intraarticular lesions. The advantages of minimally invasive surgery(More)