Preoperative Optimization and Management of the Joint Replacement Patient, Episode 2

In this 3-part podcast series, Patient and Public Relations Committee members Dr. Jonathan Danoff, Dr. Matt Bullock and Chair Dr. Brett Levine are joined by experienced Perioperative Internal Medicine Physicians Dr. Peter Caccavallo and Dr. William Wallace to provide education regarding the importance of perioperative optimization, how various modifiable risk factors can be addressed, as well as how patients can prepare for their upcoming joint replacement operation. The discussion includes guidance on risk factors such as hypercoaguability or thromboembolic history, management of immunosuppressive medications, dental care, anemia, intraarticular injections, and mental health disorders. For more guidance and resources for patients, please visit our Patient Education site at hipknee.aahks.org. In This Episode Jonathan R. Danoff, MD Matthew W. Bullock, DO, MPT Brett R. Levine, MD, MS Peter Caccavallo, MD William Wallace, MD The post Preoperative Optimization and Management of the Joint Replacement Patient, Episode 2 first appeared on AAHKS.

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