- Do I Need Antibiotics After Total Joint Replacement When At The Dentist —Talking with Docs
- Mr. McMinn Responds to MHRA Guidelines July 2017
- Post Op Issues After HR Articles
- Joint replacement surgery patients benefit from reduced opioid use
- FDA Approves Pradaxa for Hip Replacement Surgery
- Outpatient Procedures at International Level
- What Equipment Will I Need At Home After Surgery by Patricia Walter
- Blood Clots, Blood Thinners and TEDs
- How to
Published on May 27, 2016 A question regarding dental procedures or minor surgical procedures and the use of antibiotics to prevent an infection after someone has had a total joint replacement is discussed.… Read the rest
Response to Telegraph Article – News Feed Monday 3rd July 2017
In response to the recent Telegraph article, Mr McMinn would like to reassure all of his patients that nothing has changed in the outcomes of our hip resurfacing and total hip replacement patients. Our results do not show anything different, but the MHRA guidelines have changed, probably because of some reports of small … Read the rest
March 6, 2016 Decreased opioid use prior to joint replacement surgery has been linked with improved patient satisfaction and outcomes, fewer complications and a reduced need for post-surgical opioids, according to two new studies.
They found nearly 59 percent of the patients (49,617) did not use opioids prior to surgery, while 41.4 percent did. The top three prescribed opioids were hydrocodone/acetaminophen, oxycodone/acetaminophen, and oxycodone.
In opioid … Read the rest
Outpatient orthopedic procedures gaining popularity on international level – Read Full Article Here
It is known by several names: same-day surgery, day-case surgery, ambulatory surgery and outpatient surgery. Whatever the name, outpatient orthopaedic surgery is now considered by many to be safe and feasible across an ever-widening array of joints replacement. Proponents of these procedures say they have the potential to increase patient comfort and satisfaction while improving hospital efficiency … Read the rest
What Equipment Will I Need At Home After Surgery?
Everyone has slightly different needs. There are some basic items almost everyone needs and then there are things that some people want and others just don’t need.
Crutches – Normally crutches are supplied by the hospital. I used elbow crutches and they are much easier to use than normal under the arm crutches. Overseas hospitals use elbow crutches while … Read the rest
The top of your cane should reach to the crease in your wrist when you stand up straight. Your elbow should bend a bit when you hold your cane. Hold the cane in the hand opposite the side that needs support.Walking
When you walk, the cane and your injured leg swing and strike the ground at the same time. To start, position your cane about one small … Read the rest
|Exercises from the
McMinn CenterMcMinn Centre Physio Brian demonstrates the exercises
recommended following your Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, Mid
Head Resection or Large Headed Total Hip Replacement
operation.*NOTE: These exercises are NOT
suitable for patients who have had small headed total hip
Includes the following exercises:
|By Dr. Scott Rubinstein August 25, 2007|
Here we are debating a question that has no clear cut answer. All
|Sports Activity After Total Hip Resurfacing
Original Link http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20223940?dopt=Abstract
March 11, 2010Banerjee M, Bouillon B, Banerjee C, Bäthis H, Lefering R, Nardini M, Schmidt J. Dreifaltigkeits-Krankenhaus and Cologne Merheim Medical Center. BACKGROUND: Little is known about sports activity after total hip resurfacing.
HYPOTHESIS: Patients undergoing total hip resurfacing can have a high level of sports activity. STUDY DESIGN: Case series; Level of evidence, 4.
METHODS: The authors