Features June 2017 Issue

Medication Management during Hip and Knee Replacement

To ensure the best outcome from joint replacement, time it right.

Medication Management during Hip and Knee Replacement

Choosing the right time for surgery can lower the chances of postoperative infections.

Total hip or knee replacement surgery can be life-changing for many people with severe arthritis, allowing them to return to a high level of function free of pain. But for people with rheumatoid arthritis or another form of inflammatory arthritis (rather than osteoarthritis), there are some added concerns.

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