Shoulder
1. Significance of Perioperative Tests to Diagnose the Infection in Revision Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Shahryar Ahmadi; Thomas M. Lawrence; Shawn Sahota; Cathy D. Schleck; William S. Harmsen; Robert H. Cofield; John W. Sperling

Volume 6, Issue 5 , September 2018, , Pages 359-364

Abstract
  Background: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the value of perioperative tests for the diagnosis of infectionin revision shoulder arthroplasty.Methods: A retrospective analysis was performed on 537 shoulder arthroplasties (429 patients) that underwent revisionshoulder arthroplasty at our institution. ...  Read More

Shoulder
2. The “July Effect” on Shoulder Arthroplasty: Are Complication Rates Higher at the Beginning of the Academic Year?

Daniel Tobert; Mariano Menendez; David C. Ring; Neal C. Chen

Volume 6, Issue 4 , July 2018, , Pages 277-281

Abstract
  Background: The ”July effect” is a colloquialism asserting an increased rate of errors at the start of the academicyear in teaching hospitals. This retrospective population-based study evaluated for the presence of the July effect inperforming shoulder arthroplasty.Methods: Using the Nationwide ...  Read More

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3. Multimodal Pain Management Protocol Versus Patient Controlled Narcotic Analgesia for Postoperative Pain Control after Shoulder Arthroplasty

Thema Nicholson; Mitchell Maltenfort; Charles Getz; Mark Lazarus; Gerald Williams; Surena Namdari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , May 2018, , Pages 196-202

Abstract
    Background: Our institution’s traditional pain management strategy after shoulder arthroplasty has involved the utilization of postoperative patient-controlled narcotic analgesia. More recently, we have implemented a protocol (TLC) that utilizes a multimodal approach. The purpose of this ...  Read More