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South County Health Talks
10 minutes | Jan 20, 2019
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Back pain affects many Americans. For those with chronic back pain, spinal surgery may be a solution. Dr. Ian Madom discusses minimally invasive spine surgery.
9 minutes | Jan 14, 2019
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Women's health is nuanced. Dr. Mohamad Hamdi discusses obstetrics and gynecology.
12 minutes | Oct 4, 2018
Controlled Substance Management and Primary Care
With the opioid epidemic, there are concerns about using controlled substances for pain management. Dr. Mary Lyster describes how prescriptions for controlled substances work, and how South County Health manages patients who need these medications.
15 minutes | Sep 25, 2018
Home Health and Visiting Nurse Services
South County Home Health provides nursing services, certified nursing assistants, physical therapists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, registered dietitians, medical social workers, and personal care. Marcia Werber Feldman, Assistant Vice President of South County Home Health, discusses the program and how visiting nurse services work.
8 minutes | Aug 27, 2018
Robotic-assisted surgery is an innovation that reduces patient recovery time and improves patient outcomes. The da Vinci Xi robotic system is an exciting addition to South County Health. Dr. Joseph Brady discusses what to expect of robotic-assisted surgery and how this new technology benefits Rhode Island patients.
10 minutes | Aug 9, 2018
South County Health Orthopedics Center is the worldwide leader in Mako robotic arm assisted surgeries and the Center performs just over 1/3 of joint replacement procedures in the state of Rhode Island. Dr. Michael P. Bradley, Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and President of Ortho RI, discusses orthopedic surgery at South County Health.
8 minutes | Aug 6, 2018
Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Guidelines
In recent years, breast cancer screening guidelines have changed to reduce the number of times a woman should be screened. Some women are concerned about their own preventive measures as a result of these changes. Dr. Tina Rizack, medical oncologist and former Women & Infants Hospital physician, discusses the current breast cancer screening and prevention guidelines.
12 minutes | Aug 6, 2018
Back, Neck, Cervical and Lumbar Pain
Don’t ignore that pain in your neck or back. Early diagnosis and treatment may reduce your need for surgery. Dr. Ian A. Madom discusses cervical and lumbar spine disorders and how they are treated.
11 minutes | Jul 19, 2018
Prostate Conditions & Treatment
According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men. The good news is that prostate cancer is very treatable. Dr. Joseph Renzuli II, Chief of Urology at South County Health, discusses prostate cancer screenings, diagnosis, and treatment available at South County Health.
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