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Living With A Knee Replacement By David Mellinger
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This is a patient's view of the process of recovery from having a knee replaced. It uses layman's language and focuses on the tasks and challenges during the year of recovery. It gives the reader... More > full confidence in using the prosthetic knee.< Less
Living With A Knee Replacement By David Mellinger
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This is a patient's view of the process of recovery from having a knee replaced. It uses layman's language and focuses on the tasks and challenges during the year of recovery. It gives the reader... More > full confidence in using the prosthetic knee.< Less
Hip And Knee Surgery: A Patient's Guide To Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Knee Replacement, And Knee Arthroscopy By Robert Kennon
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This friendly and informative book is written by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and related surgeries, including hip resurfacing and knee arthroscopy. It contains useful... More > information for patients who are considering treatment for hip or knee arthritis and related conditions. Clear and informative chapters explain in plain English what to expect before, during, and after hospitalization, including post-operative exercises and rehabilitation recommendations. Illustrated sections discuss hip and knee surgeries, nonoperative treatment options, surgical approaches, the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques, implant materials and designs (such as ceramic versus metal bearings), and potential complications of surgery. Robert Edward Kennon, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Connecticut who is fellowship trained in adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgery. He trained at Yale and Emory Universities and also has a degree in mechanical engineering.< Less
What They Don't Tell You About Total Knee Replacement Pre-Op By Marie Buckner
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Learn about insider's secrets on how to properly prepare yourself and your environment for a total knee replacement to avoid any unexpected situations when you return home. It's much more than taping... More > down cords. This valuable information is written by a patient, for a patient. You are not alone in your journey.< Less
Tahoe Fracture Clinic's Guide to Joint Replacement By Martin Anderson M.D.
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This text focuses on the needs of patients with severe arthritis of the hip and knee. It is a reference for patients who wish to participate in decision making about their surgical care. It is also a... More > guide for surgeons who are barraged with questions from patients who are victimized by the marketing campaigns of the total joint industry.< Less
Tahoe Fracture Clinic's Guide to Joint Replacement By Martin Anderson M.D.
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This text focuses on the needs of patients with severe arthritis of the hip and knee. It is a reference for patients who wish to participate in decision making about their surgical care. It is also a... More > guide for surgeons who are barraged with questions from patients who are victimized by the marketing campaigns of the total joint industry.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XV; Joint Replacement By Medical Professionals, National Institute of Health
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Replacement arthroplasty [from Greek arthron, joint, limb, articulate, + -plassein, to form, mould, forge, feign, make an image of], or joint replacement surgery, is a procedure of orthopedic surgery... More > in which the arthritic or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced with an orthopedic prosthesis. Joint replacement is considered as a treatment when severe joint pain or dysfunction is not alleviated by less-invasive therapies. Joint replacement surgery is becoming more common, with knees and hips replaced most often. As of 2009, about 773,000 Americans have a hip or knee replaced each year". In recent decades the most successful and common form of arthroplasty is the surgical replacement of a joint or joint surface with a prosthesis. For example, a hip joint that is affected by osteoarthritis may be replaced entirely (total hip arthroplasty) with a prosthetic hip. This procedure involves replacing both the acetabulum (hip socket) and the head and neck of the femur.< Less
Instrumental Design: Creating new opportunities and exposing hidden risks in the healthcare ecosystem By Bryan Boyer, Justin W. Cook
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A group of designers at the Royal College of Art in London work with the DePuy company to develop completely new surgical instruments. We see how they practice strategic design, discovering along the... More > way that: Innovations carry risk, but so too does the status quo Expert users are sometimes blinded to the necessity of innovation by virtue of their highly developed coping skills The design process helps surface discrete risks for better analysis and decision making Mindset change is part and parcel to technical innovation More at: http://helsinkidesignlab.org http://sitra.fi/en< Less
The Arthritis Revolution By Dr. Louis Pack
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What is THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION? With data from the Mayo Clinic and others, THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION dispels the long standing myth that osteoarthritis is due to age and weight. There are 90 year... More > old overweight individuals who have no knee pain, while others, younger and thinner, do. And joints that are replaced have to be replaced again. There must be other causes. Dr. Pack takes readers on a remarkable journey, clearly showing why and how osteoarthritis develops, and what can be done to eliminate pain and stay active, often without medications, dietary supplements or surgery. For some, THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION will change their lives, like the thousands Dr. Pack has treated over 40 yrs. Employing principles Dr. Pack has used with some of the world’s top athletes, you will also learn how to improve sports performance as you age.< Less
The Arthritis Revolution By Dr. Louis Pack
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What is THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION? With data from the Mayo Clinic and others, THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION dispels the long standing myth that osteoarthritis is due to age and weight. There are 90 year... More > old overweight individuals who have no knee pain, while others, younger and thinner, do. And joints that are replaced have to be replaced again. There must be other causes. Dr. Pack takes readers on a remarkable journey, clearly showing why and how osteoarthritis develops, and what can be done to eliminate pain and stay active, often without medications, dietary supplements or surgery. For some, THE ARTHRITIS REVOLUTION will change their lives, like the thousands Dr. Pack has treated over 40 yrs. Employing principles Dr. Pack has used with some of the world’s top athletes, you will also learn how to improve sports performance as you age.< Less