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The Epidemiology of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: An Update
Abstract: The Kids' Inpatient Database, reflecting 6.70 million pediatric discharges in 1997 and 7.30 million in 2000, was coupled with the US Census Bureau data and was used to elicit theExpand
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Severe itching in the patient with burns.
After discharge, the patient with burns is often plagued with persistent, unrelenting itching. The purpose of this study was to document the incidence and severity of itching in discharged patientsExpand
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Diagnosis and management of spinal muscular atrophy: Part 1: Recommendations for diagnosis, rehabilitation, orthopedic and nutritional care
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a severe neuromuscular disorder due to a defect in the survival motor neuron 1 (SMN1) gene. Its incidence is approximately 1 in 11,000 live births. In 2007, anExpand
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Rotator cuff repair: an analysis of utility scores and cost-effectiveness.
More than 75,000 rotator cuff repairs are performed annually, yet cost-effectiveness data are unavailable. This study examines the cost utility of rotator cuff repair by relating surgical costs toExpand
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Screening for idiopathic scoliosis in adolescents. An information statement.
Many states mandate school screening to identify children at risk for scoliosis, though recent studies have cast some controversy on the effectiveness of routine scoliosis screening. Previous studiesExpand
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Access to Orthopaedic Care for Children With Medicaid Versus Private Insurance: Results of a National Survey
Background: It has been documented that children insured by Medicaid in California have significantly less access to orthopedic care than children with private insurance. Low Medicaid physicianExpand
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Patient-Based Outcomes After Clubfoot Surgery
Despite decades of experience in the area of clubfoot repair, considerable uncertainty remains regarding indications, surgical technique, and long-term results of treatment. Much of this uncertaintyExpand
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Diagnosis and management of spinal muscular atrophy: Part 2: Pulmonary and acute care; medications, supplements and immunizations; other organ systems; and ethics
This is the second half of a two-part document updating the standard of care recommendations for spinal muscular atrophy published in 2007. This part includes updated recommendations on pulmonaryExpand
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Orthopaedic manifestations of neurofibromatosis in children: an update.
Neurofibromatosis is one of the most common genetic disorders affecting mankind. Despite extensive basic science research, the diagnosis still is based largely on well-defined clinical criteria,Expand
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Femoral Deformity Correction in Children and Young Adults Using Taylor Spatial Frame
AbstractThe Taylor spatial frame (TSF) has been used commonly in children and young adults. Its use in the tibia is more extensively studied and applied than in the femur. We asked whether normalExpand
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