Tag: joint replacement

Assessments & Clinical Strategies for Total Joint Replacement of the Hip & Knee – Live Course

An Interactive, Hands-On Clinical Course for Preventive and Joint Replacement Surgeries  BENEFITS OF ATTENDING Comprehensive video review and discussion of DJD preventive and joint replacement surgeries Clinical testing for orthopedic differential diagnosis of knee & hip conditions Use of slow-motion video analysis for identifying knee…

Reducing Infection After Joint Replacement

Teamwork produces better outcomes and a shift in culture Collaboration among disciplines toward shared goals is an important component of patient safety. Recognizing this, nurses at Einstein Healthcare Network led a collaborative effort to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) related to hip and knee…

Components of a Successful Joint Replacement Program

How joint replacement became a fairly routine outpatient procedure Advances in total joint replacement surgeries can be divided into two distinct time periods—before and after Sir John Charnley. The earliest attempts at hip replacement took place in Germany in the late 19th century, with…

Nurse Role Grows in Joint Replacement

In 2009, nearly 40 million people, or one in eight Americans, were over the age of 65.1 By 2030, these older adults will make up 19 percent of the population (about 72.1 million people).2 This growing, aging population is one reason joint replacements are on…

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