Orthopaedics
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Osteoarthritis: A Common Cause ~ and Possible Prevention – Video

HowardLuks - September 4, 2011

Learn more about Osteoarthritis: A Common Cause ~ and Possible Prevention. Learn more about Osteoarthritis: A Common Cause ~ and Possible Prevention.Osteoarthritis has many causes.  Genetics, trauma,…

Orthopaedics
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As We Mature (age), Things Change…

HowardLuks - August 18, 2011

Learn more about As We Mature (age), Things Change….… and many of those changes we see on MRIs or X-rays don’t necessarily require treatment of surgery.   Many of…

Medical Devices
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Healthcare Technology … The Latest is NOT Always the Greatest

HowardLuks - August 7, 2011

Learn more about Healthcare Technology … The Latest is NOT Always the Greatest.The Orthopedic Minute:     Learn more about Healthcare Technology … The Latest is NOT Always the…

Orthopaedics
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Are You Considering Having Orthopedic Surgery?

HowardLuks - August 3, 2011

Learn more about Are You Considering Having Orthopedic Surgery?.Do I *need* surgery? Have you been told you should have, or at least that you should consider having Orthopedic…

Public Health
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Do Your Patients Speak “Doctor”?

HowardLuks - August 2, 2011

Learn more about Do Your Patients Speak “Doctor”?.… then perhaps we shouldn’t either.    Healthcare LiteracyDo your patients speak “Doctor”?  If not, perhaps you shouldn’t either. Learn more…

Uncategorized
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Filtering versus Overload : Information and Content in The Digital Age

HowardLuks - July 25, 2011

Clay Shirky presents us with a very interesting take home from his keynote at the Web 2.0 Expo held recently in NY.   The concept that there…

The Birth of an *e*-Patient
Social Media
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Social Media
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The Birth of an *e*-Patient

HowardLuks - July 4, 2011

You never know when those moments are going to happen.  As usual, when you least expect it. I receive many questions through my website, but even after…

Social Media – Shoulder Surgery Decision Making
Orthopaedics
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Orthopaedics
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Social Media – Shoulder Surgery Decision Making

HowardLuks - June 25, 2011

Click here to view the embedded video. Click here to view the embedded video.Thanks to an orthopedic colleague, Dr. Katherine Burns, the Orthopedic community and any other…

Hospital Administration
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Pre and Post Operative Nutritional Considerations…

HowardLuks - June 19, 2011

A guest post from John La Puma, MD… Thanks JohnLast year, my Mom had her first operation: a total knee replacement.Active and curious, and having recently celebrated…

Policy & Law
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Treat Patients as People… Not Diseases

HowardLuks - June 19, 2011

We as physicians are commonly trained to treat diseases, not patients.   Another way of looking at it is that we are trained to think mechanically.  If ”X” is present, administer…