1. Returning to Learning Following a Concussion: A Clinical Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics
2. How to Treat Guyon's Canal Syndrome? Results from the European HANDGUIDE Study: a Multidisciplinary Treatment Guideline
Returning to Learning Following a Concussion: A Clinical Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Halstead ME, McAvoy K, Devore CD, Carl R, Lee M, Logan K; Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness, and Council on School Health. Pediatrics. 2013 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print]
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a new clinical report regarding the return to learning following a concussion. The report describes the signs and symptoms of concussion affecting students, the return to learning team, strategies to return to learn in the classroom, prolonged symptoms, future directions, and conclusions and guidance for physicians. The document also lists several helpful resources. The clinical report has also been endorsed by the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Brain Injury Association of America, Canadian Paediatric Society, National Association of School Nurses, National Association of School Psychologists, and the National Federation of State High School Associations.
How to Treat Guyon's Canal Syndrome? Results from the European HANDGUIDE Study: a Multidisciplinary Treatment Guideline
Hoogvliet P, Coert JH, Fridén J, Huisstede BM; European HANDGUIDE group. Br J Sports Med. 2013;47(17):1063-70. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092280.
The British Journal of Sports Medicine has published a new consensus statement regarding the treatment of Guyon’s canal syndrome. The article includes a great 1.5 page handout that describes Guyon’s canal syndrome, symptoms, diagnosis, nonsurgical and surgical treatment, as well as a grading system for duration and severity.
Jevsevar DS. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2013 Sep;21(9):571-6. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-21-09-571.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons updated their evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. The document includes a 13-page summary of the 15 recommendations that cover conservative, pharmacologic, procedural (e.g., corticosteroid injections), and surgical treatments.
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