Retained Surgical Items refers to things inadvertently left in body spaces following an operation. If not detected and removed, these items can cause infection and other complications. RSI can also lead to additional surgeries, and increase the hospital staff and the facility's exposure to liability.
There's inherent physical risks involved with being a paratrooper in the U.S. Army, and few people are as aware of these risks as the Army Physician Assistant that provides medical care for America's sky soldiers.
As personal trainer to the President and First Lady, it’s my job to tell my clients to run longer distances or lift heavier weights. It’s also part of my job to share ways we can nurture our minds and spirits, so we gain far more than just strong bodies.