We looked inside some of the tweets by @HSpecialSurgery and here's what we found interesting.
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Preoperative protocol at @HSpecialSurgery aims to identify patients at risk for difficult pain management https://www.healio.com/orthopedics/business-of-orthopedics/news/online/%7Bed924714-b35a-48f8-a9fc-3acea2e3efb7%7D/preoperative-protocol-at-hss-aims-to-identify-patients-at-risk-for-difficult-pain-management?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=sociallinks … Read comments from Seth A. Waldman, MD
Dr. Seth Waldman, director of the Pain Management Center at HSS, discusses the Hospital's perioperative program designed to identify patients at high risk for difficult pain control, and the protocols adopted by HSS to reduce opioid use post-surgery.
"Dr. Matthew Cunningham is my hero! He gave me my miracle spine. The outcome of my surgery exceeded all of my expectations and I've been able to hike glaciers in #Iceland and live each day pain-free." - HSS patient Erica: http://ow.ly/Cz8Y50uKLRZ . #ScoliosisAwarenessMonth
Diagnosed with a labral tear and #hipdysplasia, Cecilia came to HSS for a second opinion. Following a successful hip arthroscopy, Cecilia is back on her bike, working out at the gym and walking as much as she did before her injury: http://ow.ly/7MUw50uK2YF .
The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses recognizes nurses such as Dawn Miller-Salsberry (BSN, RN, pre-surgical screening; June 2019 recipient) for the education, training, brainpower, & skill they put into their work. Please join us in congratulating Dawn on this honor!
Aaron Karp, sports performance specialist at HSS, explains the importance for outdoor athletes to target the body's basic movement patterns when weight lifting, & suggests adjusting reps, sets & weight once you perfected your form (via @outsidemagazine):
KNEE REPLACEMENT IN A DAY?: It's no fantasy -- doctors have developed a new surgery that can send patients home with a new knee on the same day they have their procedure. https://cbsloc.al/2x4bQQx #CBSNewYork
Dr. Steven Haas, chief of the Knee Service at HSS, discusses the advances that have made the outpatient knee replacement procedure possible.
Dr Liguori, Dr Wang & Dr Bhagat recognized for 25, 15 & 15 years of service at the HSS Service Award Dinner! Also pictured: Service Award Club members Dr Jules, Mary Hargett & Valeria Rotundo, plus Sister Margaret, Lisa Goldstein, Joanne Melia, Lili De Jesus, Wayne Wright & more
Matthew Titmuss, AVP, Value Management at HSS, provides commentary on research indicating patients who had fallen in the past, and those with impaired cognition, had a higher risk of being readmitted to the hospital post discharge (via @Reuters_Health):
A new study co-authored by Dr. Doruk Erkan, rheumatologist at HSS, has identified a gut bacterium that can trigger antiphospholipid antibodies seen in patients with #APS, an autoimmune disease that can lead to blood clots in the arteries and veins: http://ow.ly/tVw250uH5nZ