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Malpractice defense: Complications post op partial hip replacement by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Aug 2010 12:25pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. To learn more contact: Timothy Cro ... Read on »
Hire a DePuy Hip Replacement Lawyer to file a DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuit by Depuy Hip Replacement Lawyer Posted Tue 18 Dec 2012 11:44am Hundreds of the 93,000-plus people who have received either of two specific DePuy Orthopaedics ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement devices—about 1 in 8—have suffered pain and needed corrective action, known as revision surgery, within five years. This is approximately twice the industry average and has led to many courts having to handle a DeP ... Read on »
Knee and Hip Replacement Pain: A New Approach to Pain Management by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 6:42pm Patients undergoing knee or hip replacements recover more quickly when treated with targeted pain-blocking medications that may eliminate the need for general anesthesia during surgery and intravenous narcotics drugs after surgery. A decade a ... Read on »
Who or What to Blame When Hip Replacements Fail by NOHC Patient Expert Posted Tue 28 Apr 2009 1:41pm 1 Comment Hip and knee replacement surgery is among the most successful and predictable operations in all of medicine but hip replacement surgery isn’t foolproof. And when the procedure fails, who or what is at fault? Dislocation of the implant is the most common cause for hip-replacement failure, followed by infections, a loosening of the implant, poly ... Read on »
Metal-on-metal hip replacements beginning to fail far sooner than expected by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 8:39am 1 Comment Milan, IL: A new issue emerging around artificial hip replacements is of interest to any patient who has received a metal-on-metal device. A recent editorial in the Journal of Arthroplasty, a noted medical journal for orthopedic surgeons, has urged doctors to use metal-on-metal devices only with “great caution, if at all.” The metal-on- ... Read on »
My Choice of Hip Replacement - Mr Howard Ware by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 13 May 2014 5:41am Mr Howard Ware, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, discusses his approach to hip replacement surgery and assesses how to minimise risk and complications  Q1: Which type of hip prosthesisAn artificial device attached to the body. do you routinely use and why? ... Read on »
My Choice of Hip Replacement - Mr Edward Davies by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 13 May 2014 8:27am Mr Edward Davis, Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon, discusses his approach to hip replacement surgery and explains how computer navigation assists his surgery.. Q1: Which type of hip prosthesisAn artificial device attached to the body. do you routinely use and why? ... Read on »
Concern over metal-on-metal hip replacements by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 29 Feb 2012 3:43am A joint investigation into hip replacements by BBC Newsnight and the British Medical Journal has reported that doctors have been aware of problems and complications with metal-on-metal hip prostheses for a long time but that nothing has been done to stop them being used. Metal-o ... Read on »
GCL publishes DePuy Hip Replacement Multidistrict Litigation Moves Forward: Now, AttorneyOne Can Provide by Gcl P. Facebook Posted Thu 23 Jan 2014 7:41am San Diego, CA, January 23, 2014 - AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updated the website recently and now, can actively provide an expert opinion in view of the recent news on DePuy Hip Replacement lawsuits and potential ASR Pinnacle Hip Recall lawsuit. Court documents indicate that the next Management Conference in the DePuy ASR ... Read on »
Knee and Hip Replacement Pain: A New Approach to Pain Management by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Nov 1999 4:00pm Patients undergoing knee or hip replacements recover more quickly when treated with targeted pain-blocking medications that may eliminate the need for general anesthesia during surgery and intravenous narcotics drugs after surgery. A decade ago, patients undergoing hip or knee replacements were almost exclusively given general an ... Read on »