orthopedic nurse

orthopedic nurse

[-pē′dik]
Etymology: Gk, orthos + pais, child
a nurse whose primary area of interest, competence, and professional practice is the branch of nursing concerned with the prevention and correction of disorders of the locomotor system, including the skeleton, muscles, joints, and related tissues.
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As an orthopedic nurse, I have been concerned throughout my career about persons with physical disability.
Access spoke with a physical therapist and an orthopedic nurse about how to prevent, reverse and address musculoskeletal disorders.
Good Shepherd Medical Center's lead orthopedic nurse, Jeanne Jones, turned from surgical nurse to patient Friday morning when she became the first patient to undergo a MAKOplasty[R] at Good Shepherd.
In the second volume in a two-volume set, Iyer, a legal nurse and patient safety consultant, and Levin, an orthopedic nurse and legal nurse consultant, provide a comprehensive resource for attorneys, paralegals, legal nurse consultants, risk managers, and others on the medical legal aspects of medical records in various clinical specialties.
The event was organised by mum Jennifer, 38, who is married to Kevin, 43, an orthopedic nurse practitioner, and they also have son Dominic, two.
Wise has been an orthopedic nurse for the past 15 years.
Cameron Wildsmith, 16, lives in Benton, Newcastle, with his mum Jennifer, 44, an orthopedic nurse at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, and brother Nicholas, 10, a pupil at St Bartholomew's Primary School.
The panel includes a retired high school counselor, a drywall contractor, an orthopedic nurse, a toy store manager, a health insurance company marketing employee, a manager at a food distribution center, and a manager for a local utility.
Of special help to all of us was a guided tour through pictures of the surgery itself conducted by an orthopedic nurse.
This approach targeted the hospital's high-volume orthopedic service line for performance improvements -- investing in new dedicated resources, including an Orthopedic Nurse Practitioner to organize the process of care.
Shortly after graduation, while working as an orthopedic nurse caring for patients with the "new" total hip replacements, I returned to school at Northeastern University in Boston to obtain my BSN.
Iyer, a legal nurse and patient safety consultant, and Levin, an orthopedic nurse and legal nurse consultant, provide the first in a two-volume set that addresses the medical legal aspects of medical records for attorneys, paralegals, legal nurse consultants, risk managers, and others, and specifically in this volume, the foundations of medical records.