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replacement

noun alternate, alternative, change, commutation, compensation, counterfeit, delegate, deputy, dislocation, displacement, envoy, equivalent, exchange, fill in, interchange, makeshift, proxy, reclamation, reconstruction, recovery, refund, reinstatement, relief, removal, renewal, renovation, reorganization, reparation, representative, reproduction, restitution, restoration, secondary, shift, stand in, subrogation, substitute, successor, supersedure, supersession, supplanter, surrogate, surrogation, swap, switch, temporary expedient, transfer, transposition, understudy
Associated concepts: replacement cost
See also: alternative, change, correction, cover, defeasance, discharge, dismissal, exchange, novation, preemption, refund, reimbursement, reparation, restitution, stopgap, subrogation, substitute, succedaneum, successor

replacement

a new remedy open to consumers in the UK under regulations promulgated in 2002 where goods are supplied in breach of contract. The vendor has the choice to repair instead. This is additional to the traditional rules on breach of contract.
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Generally speaking, a joint replacement is when one part--most commonly a hip or knee, with shoulders occurring less often--is swapped out for new hardware, usually using plastic or metal components.
Medicare is expected to issue the final rule for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) initiative soon.
The Indian large joint replacement market was led by DePuy Synthes in 2015.
On July 17 a launch event, attended by 140 consultants, GPs, physiotherapists and insurers, was held at Hensol Castle, near the Vale Hospital and the new lower-cost joint replacement service is now available to patients who choose private healthcare.
Encourage your brother to talk to his doctors about weight loss, bariatric surgery and his upcoming joint replacement so that he can get more than a new joint -- he can get a do-over for a new life.
Dubai -- The inventor of "Zero Technique" and "OS Needle", joint replacement surgeon Dr Vikram Shah performed the first ever joint replacement in the UAE at the Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) Hospital on a 69-year-old Emirati woman using the "0 technique".
The Joint Commission accreditation process displays an overwhelming commitment by the Center for Joint Replacement at WVU Healthcare to not only provide the highest level of care to our patients but also to compare ourselves to the highest standards of care in the nation," Brock Lindsey, M.
6) The document went on to state, "Patients with joint replacements who are having invasive procedures or who have other infections are at increased risk of hematogenous seeding of their prosthesis," (6) and "Given the potential adverse outcomes and cost of treating infected joint replacements, the AAOS recommends that clinicians consider antibiotic prophylaxis for joint replacement patients with one or more risk factors prior to any invasive procedure that may cause bacteremia.
The team at the Orthopedics and Total Joint Replacement Centre deliver orthopedic trauma management, joint replacement surgery of the hip and knee joints, acute and reparative management of joint dislocations, arthroscopic diagnostic and therapeutic surgery of knees and shoulders, as well as sports medicine and physiotherapy.
Surgeons today have to rely on their experience to best perform the joint replacement surgery to ensure long-lasting function.
an orthopedic surgeon from Halifax and co-chair of the joint replacement registry, told the paper.
Advances in Small Animal Total Joint Replacement is a 'must' for any veterinarian's reference library; especially those strong in veterinary surgery, and provides an up-to-date examination of joint replacement procedures.

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