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Jul 092015

Early Findings Suggest Obese Patients at Higher Risk following Hip or Knee Replacement

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Early results of research in Alberta suggest obese patients have a significantly elevated risk of developing medical complications while in hospital recovering from a hip or knee replacement. Among the highest-risk complications were blockage of an artery in the lung and infection. The findings were based on a review of almost 11,000 patient ...

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Jul 092015

Multi-layered Strategy Led to Widespread Uptake of New Model of Care in Alberta

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In a presentation at the Canadian Orthopaedic Association’s 2015 annual general meeting, ABJHI described the comprehensive, multi-layered strategy rolled out across Alberta to promote adherence to the province’s care path for hip and knee replacements. The strategy, managed by ABJHI for Alberta’s Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical ...

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