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Making the Case for Same-Day Hip Replacements

There are no significant differences in the short-term complications and long-term results of hip replacement procedures performed in outpatient facilities and inpatient ORs, says a study published in the Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and research.

Source: AORN

 

Even in Shadow of COVID-19, Influenza Poses Pandemic Threat

The ability of any infectious agent to maintain constant transmission enables it to be an ongoing threat to public health. Few pathogens have achieved greater success at ongoing transmission potential than the influenza virus.

Source: Infection Control Today

 

Florida Optometrists Want More Procedural Privileges; Ophthalmologists Say No

In an Oct. 20 Florida House Professions and Public Health Subcommittee panel discussion, two optometrists said insufficient access to advanced eye care across the state is a major reason their profession should be allowed to do procedures traditionally reserved for ophthalmologists, according to Florida Politics.

Source: Becker’s ASC Review

 

Twofer Vaccine in the Making Works Against ‘Twindemic’ of Flu, COVID-19

A one-and-done vaccine that prevents both influenza and COVID-19 might help alleviate vaccine hesitancy for both conditions.

Source: Infection Control Today

 

Endovascular ASC, Clinic Completed in New York City Shopping Center

Construction of a 5,000-square-foot full-service surgical center and 4,200-square-foot endovascular clinic has been completed in a New York City shopping center for the American Endovascular & Amputation prevention group, builder Eastman Cooke & Associates said Oct. 20.

Source: Becker’s ASC Review

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