New AAHKS Amplified Podcast Available!
In this 3-part podcast series on Preoperative Optimization and Management of the Joint Replacement Patient, Patient and Public Relations Committee members Jonathan R. Danoff, MD, Matthew W. Bullock, DO, MPT and Chair Brett R. Levine, MD are joined by experienced Perioperative Internal Medicine Physicians Peter Caccavallo, MD and William Wallace, MD. The series provides education regarding the importance of perioperative optimization, how various modifiable risk factors can be addressed, as well as how patients can prepare for their upcoming joint replacement operation. The discussion includes guidance on risk factors such as nicotine use, obesity, malnutrition, and diabetes management. Listen to Part 1, and for more guidance and resources for patients, please visit our Patient Education site at hipknee.aahks.org.