Obesity Patients Risk Higher Surgical Complication Rates, Orthopedic Conditions


credit:

A study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds that obesity patients are in higher risk of getting surgical complications.

However, the study also argues that orthopaedic procedures can help reduce the pain and improve bone and joint function. The study is entitled "Obesity, Orthopaedics, and Outcomes" led by orthopaedic surgeon William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD, of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in Memphis, Tennessee and his co-authors.

Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Endocrine, Metabolic & Nutritional Research

Programs involved in the systematic study of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect ductless glands. Addison's Diseases Research; Dwarfism Research; Thyroid Diseases Research




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



The U.S. Government on Cultivating Impact Investing And Social Enterprise

The U.S. Government on Cultivating Impact Investing And Social Enterprise
According to a Private Capital, Public Good report recently released at the White House from a...



Social Services Jobs in Mississippi

  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Work Jobs
  Social Work Jobs