CenterView: September 26, 2011
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T.J. Kemp (left), who had his left leg amputated in December, practices using his new Genium Bionic knee joint recently with the help of prosthetics technician Blake Carr at University Rehabilitation Center recently. Carr had his right leg amputated below the knee when he was in high school.
Working as a crane operator for a Hattiesburg construction company, T. J. Kemp depends heavily on his own physical mobility for his livelihood. So when a workplace accident forced him to face the prospect of losing one of his legs, he was equally concerned about losing his job.
The Department of Ophthalmology's new subspecialty clinics put the focus on patients through careful consideration of the design, flow and décor of the building.
Through nearly 40 years of practicing yoga in his personal life, Dr. Tandaw Samdarshi looks at it as an ounce of prevention.
It begins with a phone call. A nursing student sees a patient with a violent cough, and she delivers her assessment to a second-year medical student over the phone, weighing different treatment options.
More than a year after the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - one of the most complex pieces of federal legislation in U.S. history - health-care experts are still trying to understand its potential ramifications.
Grinning and wide-eyed, 13-year-old Malcolm Jones was wheeled into a small conference room in the Winfred L. Wiser Hospital for Women and Infants to applause and cheers just four days after receiving a new heart.