This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of a below-knee cast vs surgery on ankle symptoms and functional outcomes at 6 months among older adults with an unstable ankle fracture.
This randomized trial reports that among patients with displaced proximal humeral fractures involving the surgical neck, there was no significant difference between surgical treatment compared with nonsurgical treatment in patient-reported clinical outcomes over 2 years following fracture occurrence.
This Viewpoint by David Ludwig assesses the lessons learned from US nutrition recommendations to limit fat intake and the continuing increase in obesity and diabetes and discusses the challenges inherent in scientific evidence regarding nutrition.
This Medical News and Perspectives article discusses the barriers that transgender patients encounter in seeking health care and the resources and education available to physicians.
This randomized trial compares the effects of a supervised exercise program and advice vs advice alone on activity limitation and quality of life among adults with isolated ankle fracture.
To determine risk factors for adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery after coronary stent implantation, Hawn and coauthors conducted a national, retrospective cohort study of 41 989 operations occurring within 2 years of stent placement. In an Editorial, Brilakis and Banerjee discuss the approach clinicians can take with patients who need surgery after receiving stents.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential uses for 3D printing technologies in patient care.