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Achieving Health Equity – A Guide

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http://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/IHIWhitePapers/Achieving-Health-Equity.aspx

Posted in Access to Care, Disparity, Ethics, Quality of Care, Race/Racism

The Dilemma of the Racist Patient (AJO)

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http://www.mdedge.com/amjorthopedics/article/104971/practice-management/dilemma-racist-patient

Posted in Diversity, Doctor-Patient Relationship, Ethics, Race/Racism

Are More Doctors Cherry-Picking and Lemon-Dropping Patients (Medscape)

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http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/874530

Posted in Doctor-Patient Relationship, Ethics, Quality of Care

The Ethics of Patient Risk Modification Prior to Elective Joint Replacement Surgery

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There are multiple risk factors for complications following elective total joint replacement (TJR) surgery. Certain risk factors, including operating time, implant choice, component positioning, and intraoperative difficulties (e.g., fracture, nerve and vascular damage), are related to the surgeon’s experience and … Continue reading

Posted in Ethics, Mobility, Quality of Life