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I met with my surgeon for the last time on August 11. The only tears were happy ones.
It began with a nurse doing some vitals, followed by providing a quick pertinent history and description of symptoms to a new-to-me second year resident, I can’t remember his name off the top of my head. 1,320 more words
By Robert L. Brown
I spent my life teaching actuarial science at a university. As a result, I calculated lots of numbers: averages, expected values, variances. 709 more words
Patients can have an active role in the prevention of post-operative wound infections. These include management of glucose levels, cessation of smoking, proper hygiene, not removing hair to the area, and the use of antiseptic agents. 186 more words
The Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) program proposed by CMS in July 2015 is accelerating the pace of payment reform, and it’s ramping up pressure on hospitals to effectively manage patients and monitor costs for joint replacements. 731 more words