Workplace Injury of the Week: Wrist Fracture

A fracture of the distal radius or ulna (wrist fracture) is a break in one or two bones of the distal forearm near where they form part of the wrist joint. The radius is the bone located on the thumb side of the forearm, and the ulna is the bone located on the side of … Continued

Clinical Guidelines & the Ethics of Comparative Effectiveness

In today’s post to his always-excellent blog Managed Care Matters, Joe Paduda writes about the ethics of clinical guidelines and the dilemma of comparative effectiveness. He rightly says that… “If we are to solve the access and cost problem, payers, providers, and patients must be comfortable with the decision process and methodology.” And he goes … Continued