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September 2013 - Posts

PT on the Run

Shoo the Flu
by Michael Kelley
It's that time of year again. The dreaded "influenza" is back to wreak havoc on the health of millions of Americans. As healthcare professionals, we're going to be on the front lines, working daily with people who have the flu (whether they're aware of Read More...
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Data, Data Everywhere...
by Michael Kelley
So every quarter, our rehab department does what we call "Performance Improvement." Essentially, we do chart audits and look at different population groups (orthopedic, neuro and wound care) and collect data about the care they received from the rehab Read More...
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PT in the Great Outdoors
by Michael Kelley
I work in a hospital, and like most people who work in hospitals, once you step through those doors in the morning, you generally don't have time to go outside again until you're leaving in the afternoon. I remember in PT school it seemed like any hospital Read More...
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Nerve Blocks and Buckling Knees
by Michael Kelley
Within my hospital system, we have two hospitals where our orthopedic surgeons perform total joint replacements (primarily hips and knees). Their surgical volume is a few thousand cases at each hospital per year. Typically patients stay in the hospital Read More...
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