Nancy Torres-Finnerty

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Orthopedic procedures & complications

I. Problem/Challenge. Hospitalists are often asked to consult on or co-manage patients undergoing orthopedic procedures. The scope can be general, such as pre-operative risk stratification or management of chronic medical problems. More challenging, specific problems include management of perioperative anticoagulation, diagnosis and management of perioperative delirium, fever, hypoxia, or fluid and electrolyte derangement. In the…

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