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With more pronounced reductions in males

Pediatric patients with epilepsy have reduced BMD

This video discusses a cross-sectional study examining age and gender-specific z-score total bone mineral density (z-BMD) in 108 ambulatory children with epilepsy between 6 and 18 years of age. References and Resources Raj D. Sheth, Neil Binkley, Bruce P. Hermann. Gender Differences in Bone Mineral...

Preserving the rotator cuff

Prevention of Sports Injuries

John D. Kelly, IV, MD, Vice Chairman/Director, Sports Medicine/Orthopaedics, Temple University School of Medicine, discusses the importance of prevention in the thrower's shoulder. References and Resources Ouellette H, Labis J, Bredella M, Palmer WE, Sheah K, Torriani M. Spectrum of shoulder injuries...

Physician concern for all patients

DVT/PE Prophylaxis

Gilbert E. D'Alonzo, MD, Professor of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, discusses DVT and PE prophylaxis for patients. References and Resources Kanaan AO, Silva MA, Donovan JL, Roy T, Al-Homsi AS. Meta-analysis of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in medically ill patients. Clin Ther. 2007...