Inpatient Orthopaedics Surgery - Fractures, Joint Replacements, Backs, Musculoskletal Tumors

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Description
Provides adult, ages 16 and older inpatient Orthopaedic pre and post-operative surgical care.

Provides care to patients in hospital for elective and urgent / emergency surgeries for orthopedic problems. Regular surgeries include:

  • total hip, knee and shoulder replacements
  • spinal surgeries
  • hip, ankle, upper and lower leg, elbow surgeries
  • tumour resections
  • fractured hip surgeries

Affiliation: Alberta Health Setrvices; Bone and Joint Institute; Bone and Joint SCN; Edmonton Bone and Joint Centre;
Key Provider: dietitians, doctors, health care aids (HCAs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), occupational therapists (OTs), pharmacists, physical therapists (PTs), recreational therapist (RT), registered nurses(RNs), respiratory therapists, social workers, transition coordinators
Eligibility
N/A
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Patients are referred by their family doctor to an orthopedic surgeon who schedules the surgery and admits the patient to the unit. Patients who have orthopedic trauma (fractures)are accepted through the Orthopedic Consult Line, Emergency Room, or Orthopedic Clinic.
Referral Process: Yes,

A family doctor's referral to an orthopedic surgeon is required. Patients who have orthopedics trauma (fractures) are accepted through the Edmonton Orthopedic Consult Line, Emergency Room, or Orthopedic Clinic.




Waiting Period: Yes,

Patients scheduled for hip, knee and shoulder arthroplasty surgery will be seen at the Edmonton Bone and Joint Centre for their pre-op assessment, preparation and teaching. Wait times for surgery after this varies.

Other elective surgeries are seen in the Pre-Admission Clinic for their asessment, preparation and teaching or they may just have telephone visit.

Fractured Hip patient are seen through emergency and have a high priority with a goal of having surgery within 36 hours or sooner of injury.


Telephone
780-735-2769
Fax
780-735-2232
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: N/A
Documents Required

A family doctor's referral to an orthopedic surgeon is required. Patients who have orthopedics trauma (fractures) are accepted through the Edmonton Orthopedic Consult Line, Emergency Room, or Orthopedic Clinic.

Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: Yes - Parking stalls, elevators and public transit is available.
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
September 27, 2023
Address
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5R 4H5

This Covenant Health facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department.


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