Examining the Ethical Implications of an Orthopaedic Joint Registry
- Prevention of Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism in Patients Undergoing Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty. Johanson, Norman A.; Lachiewica, Paul F.; Lieberman, Jay R.; Lotke, Paul A.; Parvizi, Javad; Pellegrini, Vincent; Stringer, Theodore A.; Tornetta III, Paul; Haralson III, Robert H.; Watters, William C. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 7, p1756
The article presents evidence-based recommendations from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for the prevention of symptomatic pulmonary embolism in patients undergoing total hip or knee arthroplasty. The recommendations were based on a systematic review of literature. It includes...
- Knee Replacement Surgeries Skyrocket. // Orthopedic Design & Technology;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p58
The article offers information on a research presented at the 2012 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, which shows the increase in total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries.
- House looks at orthopedic registry bill. // Medical Device Daily;6/17/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 115, p10
The article reports on the Knee and Hip Replacement Registry Act of 2009 being examined by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would reportedly require the formation of a registry for hip and knee replacement procedures. However, the House intended to determine which replacement devices...
- Joint Venture. Fitzpatrick, Beth Cooney // Greenwich Magazine;Mar2015, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p56
The article discusses a study by the medical organization American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons which shows the increase in the numbers of patients opting for total hip and knee replacement aged younger than 64-years-old in the U.S. in 2015.
- Hip hooray. // Prevention;Jul94, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p36
Discusses research which suggests that practicing a rehabilitation routine before hip- or knee-replacement surgery may cut a patient's hospital stay in half. Details of the study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
- Is reintroducing a patient's blood part of your blood management practice? Why? // Orthopaedics Today Europe;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p13
The article presents contradicting views on the relevance of blood management to total knee arthroscopy and total hip arthroscopy.
- Developing priority criteria for hip and knee replacement: results from the Western Canada Waiting List Project. Arnett, Gordon; Hadorn, David C. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Aug2003, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p290
Discusses Western Canada Waiting List Project's (WCWL) clinical criteria for setting priorities among patients waiting hip and knee replacement. Reliability of priority criteria; Surgical judgment regarding the clinical urgency for hip and knee replacement; Role of WCWL in managing waiting lists.
- Is the development of clinical DVT guidelines and their required use in primary THA and TKA warranted? Verheyen, Cees C. P. M.; Warwick, David // Orthopaedics Today Europe;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p7
The article presents opposing views on the need to develop guidelines on clinical deep vein thrombosis (DVT) prophylaxis in total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA).
- Space Suits in the OR? Kemper, Carol A. // Infectious Disease Alert;Jul2011, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p119
The article analyzes the risk of early postoperative infection in total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR), with regard to the use of a laminar flow room or wearing a space suit during the procedure, based on data from the New Zealand Registry of Surgical Cases as of July 2011.