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VTE Risk After Joint Replacement: Does Anticoagulant Choice Matter?

Among younger patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement, whether they received

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Beefed-Up Antibiotic Prophylaxis No Help for Post-Arthroplasty Infections

Adding vancomycin to beta-lactam prophylaxis with cefazolin did not help prevent surgical-site

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Common Shoulder Procedure Found Worthless

Saline lavage, meant to loosen up calcified shoulder tendons, provided no benefit

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