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2013-02-01 23:04:11

Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester announces its Joint Solutions Program has earned The Joint Commission´s Gold Seal of Approval® for both hip and knee replacements. New Rochelle, NY (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Sound Shore Medical Center (SSMC) is pleased to announce that its new program for individuals choosing hip and knee replacement surgery has earned the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission as a certified center of excellence. This achievement makes SSMC...

2012-06-05 11:23:13

Roughly 3 percent of patients who undergo total hip and knee replacement surgery require critical care services before they are discharged from the hospital, according to an analysis of roughly half a million patients. The study, published online in advance of print in the July issue of the journal Anesthesiology, demonstrates that these elective surgeries are placing an increasing burden on the critical care services of the health care system and hospitals should respond proactively....


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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