Returning to Learning
Following a Concussion: A Clinical Report from the American Academy of

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

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.

Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee:
Evidence-Based Guideline, 2nd Edition

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.