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Charles John Gonzalez, MD; April 2014
Scheduled for a hip replacement, a man with AIDS presented with sciatica. The spine surgeon administered a corticosteroid injection to control his symptoms. Soon after the patient experienced sweats, abdominal pain, weight gain, elevated blood pressure, insomnia, and anxiety. He was diagnosed with Cushing syndrome due to an adverse interaction between the HIV medication and the corticosteroid.
Journal Article > Commentary
Patel P, Robinson BS, Novicoff WM, Dunnington GL, Brenner MJ, Saleh KJ. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011;93:e1261-e1266.
This commentary discusses disruptive behavior in orthopedic surgery, including causes, consequences, and areas for improvement.
Journal Article > Study
Beyond our walls: impact of patient and provider coordination across the continuum on outcomes for surgical patients.
Weinberg DB, Gittell JH, Lusenhop RW, Kautz CM, Wright J. Health Serv Res. 2007;42:7-24.
The investigators surveyed patients regarding the coordination of their postdischarge care and identified problems with coordination across settings, within settings, and between patients and providers.