Wildfires Consume Funds Flagged for Prevention

This year, the U.S. Forest Service has spent hundreds of millions of dollars fighting wildfires, cutting into funds originally set aside to prevent them. Fire historian Steve Pyne compares the way we manage fires today to how we manage health–focused on emergencies, and not prevention.

Osteomyelitis: Keys To Diagnosis And Treatment

osteomyelitis keys to diagnosis and treatment Osteomyelitis: Keys To Diagnosis And Treatment

Can new technological advances facilitate a more accurate diagnosis of osteomyelitis and more successful treatment? These authors consider this question and offer insights from the literature on lab tests, imaging modalities and effective treatments with an eye toward prevention.

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Osteomyelitis: Keys To Diagnosis And Treatment

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Can new technological advances facilitate a more accurate diagnosis of osteomyelitis and more successful treatment? These authors consider this question and offer insights from the literature on lab tests, imaging modalities and effective treatments with an eye toward prevention.

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A Guide To Preventative Offloading Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

a guide to preventative offloading of diabetic foot ulcers A Guide To Preventative Offloading Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Given the repetitive microtrauma experienced by patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, proper offloading is critical to the prevention of diabetic foot ulcers. Accordingly, these authors explore the potential of total contact casts, Charcot restraint orthotic walkers and other offloading devices, and discuss key factors that affect patient adherence.

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