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Orthopedics - Supplement to Outpatient Surgery Magazine - August 2016

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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A U G U S T 2 0 1 6 O U T P A T I E N TS U R G E R Y. N E T 5 6 Teaming Up Over Total Joints A hospital and an ASC discover collaboration beats competition. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 10 Surgery's Hottest Trend: Same-Day Joint Replacement The Andrews Institute ASC has realized the many benefits of adding outpatient total joints. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 18 Pick a Picture-Perfect Arthroscopy Video Platform Focus on the features your orthopods want in a new imaging system. Barbara Gosselin, RN, CNOR, RNFA 25 Is Robotic-Assisted Joint Replacement For You? The technology produces better outcomes and could send patients flocking to your center. Joseph Nessler, MD 31 Up and Running With Uni Knees Adding partial replacements is a great way to launch an outpatient joint program. Kendal Gapinski | Associate Editor 40 Time for New Power Tools? Look for these essential features when you upgrade. Keith Fehring, MD 46 Shopping for Safer Tourniquets These features help prevent pressure-related injuries and other potentially serious complications. Jim McEwen, PhD 49 Fed Up With Fluid Waste? Capture arthroscopy's runoff before it makes a mess of your ORs. David Bernard | Senior Associate Editor 55 Near-Perfect Pain Control Inside a surgical hospital's multimodal regimen. Amar Ranawat, MD 63 Orthopedic Positioning Pointers in Photos When procedures call for you to suspend limbs, articulate joints and hyperextend necks, injuries are just waiting to happen. Kris Lindeen, BSN, RN 72 Is an Orthopedic Urgent Care Center for You? Because accidents don't keep regular business hours, neither should you. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor 78 The Past and Future of Outpatient Joints Q&A with Richard Berger, MD, hip and knee replacement pioneer. To Our Readers Moving total joint replacements to the outpatient setting continues to be a buzz- worthy trend, but that's not all that's exciting about the future of orthopedic care. Partial knee replacements are gaining momentum, robotics add incredible accuracy to implant alignment and stunning 4K imaging are literally turning heads in a growing number of ORs. Check out the Manager's Guide to Orthopedics to learn more about those developments and the other trends and technologies that will keep your facility on the cutting edge of care. Cover design by Ethan Anderson | Photo by Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN Orthopedics A u g u s t 2 0 1 6 w w w . o u t p a t i e n t s u r g e r y . n e t C O N T E N T S 31 C O N T E N T S

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