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Research & Reviews  44 results

Substance Addiction and the Hand Surgery Patient: A Comprehensive Review.
The Journal of Hand Surgery; Zeiderman MR, Pereira CT

Jul 13th, 2021 - Substance abuse is pervasive in the American society, with 10% of the United States population using marijuana, up to 17% of patients undergoing upper-extremity surgery reporting chronic opioid use, and up to 20% of acute hand infections occurring...

Operative Pediatric Hand Infections: A Retrospective Review.
Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics; Grome LJ, Raj S et. al.

May 18th, 2021 - Infections in the pediatric population are a less well studied topic in hand surgery. Crucial aspects of the management of pediatric hand infections differ from adults, though much of current treatment is generalized from adult care. This study ev...

Mycobacterial Infections of the Hand.
Hand (New York, N.Y.); Bilolikar VK, Ilyas AM

Sep 18th, 2020 - Hand infections caused by mycobacteria are relatively uncommon compared to infections caused by other pathogens; therefore, much of the available literature consists of case reports and limited case series. Broadly categorized into tuberculous and...

Spread of Hand Infection According to the Site of Entry and Its Impact on Treatment Dec...
Surgical Infections; Dastagir K, Vehling M et. al.

Aug 1st, 2020 - Background: Hand infections can spread quickly and destroy functional structures. Early diagnosis and adequate therapy can prevent severe morbidities. The aim of this study was to evaluate systematically the spread of hand infections according to ...

Hand Infections: Epidemiology and Public Health Burden.
Hand Clinics; Gundlach BK, Sasor SE et. al.

Jun 27th, 2020 - Upper extremity infections are common. Most infections can be effectively treated with minor surgical procedures and/or oral antibiotics; however, inappropriate or delayed care can result in significant, long-term morbidity. The basic principles o...

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News  2 results

How best to approach these acute hand infections
MDedge Family Medicine;

Jan 28th, 2020 - What you’ll see. Clinical signs and symptoms include pain in the pulp of the finger with tenderness and swelling.

Failure to Manage Hand Infection Results in Disability

Jan 31st, 2014 - COMMENT This case raises three issues: First, hand infections can be problematic and are often trivialized by the initially consulted clinician. The presentation of certain hand infections, such as paronychiae and felons, generally will be straigh.

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