Elective Surgery After Retirement

September 10, 2017 | Leave a response

Elective Surgery After Retirement When scheduling an elective surgery like knee, hip or shoulder replacement, advance planning is critical to a quick and safe recovery. Elective (from the Latin word ‘eligere’ meaning to choose) means ...

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Who Needs Subacute Care?

September 5, 2017 | Leave a response

Who Needs Subacute Care? Subacute care serves the needs of individuals suffering from a serious illness, injury or exacerbation of a disease. Patients who require this level of care are medically stable and do not need hospitalization but must be cared for by an interdisciplinary team of trained professionals to manage their specific condition. This team can include physicians, nurses, and other relevant disciplines such as physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, activity workers, etc. Patients with complex care requirements such as infusion therapy, pain management, inhalation therapy & wound care as well as those recovering from strokes and other neurological disorders will benefit from subacute care. The length of stay for each patient depends on individual needs. 3 Benefits of ...

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