Category: Amputation



Watch Your Language: “Person-First” is Changing Disability Conversations

Healthcare professionals may do a double-take when they hear disability advocates discuss the latest thinking about how to speak and interact with people affected by disabilities. A new webinar explores “person-first” language and provides updated tips for meeting, greeting, and talking about members of the disabled population.

Rheumatic Diseases Make it Difficult to Pinpoint Prosthetic Joint Infections

Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), presented recently at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting in Atlanta.

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