Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty: Protocol-Based Care

by Javad Parvizi, William J. Hozack, Peter F. Sharkey, Gregory K. Deirmengian

The recent changes in healthcare reimbursements and introduction of “bundling” in the US have compelled the medical community to seek strategies that will allow delivery of high quality and cost-effective care. Rothman Institute is a believer in protocol-based care that allows efficient and cost-effective care. If these protocols are based on evidence, they provide further improvements in patient outcomes and serve to reduce cost. This book “Rothman Institute Manual of Total Joint Arthroplasty Protocol-Based Care” summarizes many, if not all, the protocols that implemented at the Rothman Institute. It comprises of 4 sections which are further divided into 103 chapters. Section 1 is about the preoperative evaluation, indications, contraindications and management of total joint arthroplasty (TJA). Section 2 discusses about perioperative management of TJA. Section 3 comprises of postoperative management of TJA and various complications which are associated with TJA are mentioned in section 4 such as wound drainage after TJA, acute and chronic infection, intraoperative fractures during total hip arthroplasty, neurologic deficit of hip and knee, etc. This comprehensive textbook proves to be a reliable resource for medical students and practicing orthopedicians. This book is designed to provide accurate and authoritative information about the subject. However, it provides readers with the most current information available on procedures included and information from the manufacturer of each product to be administered, to verify the recommended dose, formula, method and duration of administration, adverse effects and contraindications. It is the responsibility of the practitioner to take all appropriate safety precautions.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Parvizi Javad
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia; Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
2. Hozack William J.
Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
3. Sharkey Peter F.
Riddle Memorial Hospital, Media, Pennsylvania, USA
4. Deirmengian Gregory K. Sydney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
ISBN 9789386261052
Speciality Orthopedics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13027
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 676
Book Type Professional


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