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Would You Operate On This Patient? - October 2015 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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F ollowing knee or hip replacement surgery, patients will be recovering and rehabilitating primarily at home, something that's easy to forget when you're focused solely on the treatment delivered during the periopera- tive process. But an outpatient total joint replacement program without a coordinated home care component is doomed to 6 4 O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | O C T O B E R 2 0 1 5 Home Recovery and Rehab For Total Joint Patients Amy Hancock Pittsburgh, Pa. Daily visits from nurses and therapists are a necessary component of outpatient joint surgery. z ROOM TO RECOVER Beginning their rehabilitation at home gives outpatient joint patients additional motivation.

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