Bengaluru, March 6, 2021: Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon Dr Narayan Hulse embarked a journey on a patient handbook on Joint Replacement. One sole mission to guide patients struggling with orthopedic issue, this book is one stop handbook for all.
The book launch took place today at J.P. Nagar in the presence of Shri Tejasvi Surya, Member of Parliament graced the occasion and was the first one to receive the first copy of the book authored by Dr Hulse. The book – ‘Joint Replacement’ A patient’s handbook written by Dr. Narayan Hulse.
Dr Hulse is a senior joint replacement surgeon, author, surgical trainer. He also works in the field of research and is a review editor of orthopedic journals. He is the director of the orthopedic department at Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru. With specialization in joint replacement surgery, arthroscopy and pelvic-acetabular trauma. With years of training and clinical work, Dr Hulse has vast experience and has performed four thousand joint replacement surgeries over the years; thus decided to pen down this handbook.
The handbook is a guide for all as it gives information and the basic science behind joint replacement, it’s different types and techniques that can be and are being used. It contains all the information that any patient or their family would need to know. Additionally, it contains 32 real patient stories and how they went through the entire process.
On the occasion, Shri Tejasvi Surya, Member of Parliament, said, “It was indeed a pleasure to be a part of such a great initiative. Dr Hulse is one of the greatest ortho surgeon that I know of, now his Handbook is going to be handy for a lot of people out there. The 100 FAQs the book has will help us solve minor questions in terms of otho queries. This book, this will help a lot of patients get a better understanding of what they are undergoing and help them get better soon. This will take away a lot of their worries which would help them respond to the treatment better.”
Dr. Narayan Hulse, Director, Orthopaedics, – Bone & Joint Surgery, Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road said, “The Handbook on Joint-Replacement is my brain-child and I have worked very hard to bring this to perfection and help my patients every possible way.
The book will answer a lot of frequently asked questions by the patients, how they can avoid joint replacement surgery, what are the conditions that lead to it and a lot more. This will also help patients make conscious decisions on whether to go for joint replacement surgery or not if it all it is avoidable. Patients will also be able to choose the best possible treatment and how to take care of themselves post operation. The book also comes with 150 patient illustrations, which will give a lot of new patients a clear idea of joint replacement. I hope the book can reach out to every patient across country where they can educate themselves more on joint replacement and it other aspects.”
About Fortis Healthcare
Fortis Healthcare Limited – an IHH Healthcare Group Company – is a leading integrated healthcare services provider in India. It is one of the largest healthcare organisations in the country with 36 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), 4000 operational beds and over 400 diagnostics centres (including JVs). Fortis is present in India, United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Sri Lanka. The Company is listed on the BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India. It draws strength from its partnership with global major and parent company, IHH, to build upon its culture of world-class patient care and superlative clinical excellence. Fortis employs 23,000 people (including SRL) who share its vision of becoming the world’s most trusted healthcare network. Fortis offers a full spectrum of integrated healthcare services ranging from clinics to quaternary care facilities and a wide range of ancillary services.