Scientific Literature Reviews

 John S. Steinberg, DPM, Editor 

The ACFAS’s Scientific Literature Reviews is a compilation of brief summaries of quality research from world-renowned medical journals, provided by podiatric residents from across the country.


April 2009

Glycated Albumin Is a Better Glycemic Indicator than Glycated Hemoglobin Values in Hemodialysis Patients with Diabetes: Effect of Anemia and Erythropoietin Injection 
Reviewed by: Melissa Q. Adams, DPM

Braking Function after Complex Lower Extremity Trauma 
Reviewed by: Kimberly Bobbitt, DPM

Is the Foot Elevation the Optimal Position for Wound Healing of a Diabetic Foot? 
Reviewed by: L. Marie Keplinger, DPM

The Place of Methotrexate Perioperatively in Elective Orthopedic Surgeries in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis 
Reviewed by: Derek J. Slovak, DPM

Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Prevention of Venous Thromboemolism in Patients with Lower-limb Immobilization 
Reviewed by: Justin Faul, DPM

Comparative Severity of Pediatric Osteomyelitis Attributable to Methicillin-Resistant vs. Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus 
Reviewed by: Evan Adler, DPM

Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy: A Double Blinded, Randomized Clinical Trial of Efficacy 
Reviewed by: Nathan Clark, DPM

The Perioperative Management of Antithrombotic Therapy 
Reviewed by: Andrew J. Meyr, DPM

The Mechanism of Action of the Vacuum-assisted Closure Device 
Reviewed by: Annie Xu, DPM

Expedited Wound Healing with Noncontact, Low-Frequency Ultrasound Therapy in Chronic Wounds: A Retrospective Analysis 
Reviewed by: Queen Mbanuzue, DPM

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