Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Knee Replacements Worth It in Elderly

As health care gets more and more complicated and expensive, this will be the way we have to start thinking of all our medical decisions. Read the article - introductory paragraph and link below.

A $20,000 procedure to replace a knee ravaged by arthritis in the elderly is generally a good deal for both patients and the federal Medicare program that pays the bill, according to a new study.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124571650814039289.html


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