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Clinical Studies

A Missed Bilateral, Acute Anterior Exertional Compartment Syndrome of the Leg

January 15, 2022

A rare case of bilateral, acute exertional compartment syndrome due to vigorous exercise highlights the importance of appropriate early suspicion and treatment. Abstract This case presents a bilateral, acute anterior exertional compartment syndrome of the leg and highlights the importance of high clinical suspicion and early treatment. Compartment syndrome can progress rapidly and urgently; therefore,

The Shaw Scalpel

November 13, 2021

The Shaw Scalpel Author: Theodore A. Tromovitch, M.D., Richard G. Glogau, M.D., Samuel J. Stegman, M.D.

The effects of cold therapy in the postoperative management of pain

September 16, 2021

The effects of cold therapy in the postoperative management of pain in patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction Authors: B T Cohn, R I Draeger, and D W Jackson This prospective study assessed 54 consecutive arthroscopically assisted ACL reconstructions for the amount of postoperative pain relief provided by cold therapy, using the Hot/Ice Thermal Blanket.

Cardinal Health Localized Temperature Therapy | White Paper

September 9, 2021

The application of heat and cold is usually a nursing responsibly. These applications can be quite effective when used properly but can cause injury and discomfort when principles for their use are not followed. The nurse must have knowledge of the physiologic principles of the effective use of heat and cold in order to implement

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