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The Arts and Medicine
October 8, 2019

Uncomplicated Arthroplasty—an Artist’s Perspective

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  • 1Fine Artist, Scarsdale, New York
JAMA. 2019;322(14):1336-1338. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.14611

A visual artist uses a graphic drawing “comics” format to tell the story of her knee replacement.

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Corresponding Author: Frances McGuire, 540/578 Nepperhan Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701 (frannymcg6@hotmail.com).

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

Additional Information: Ms McGuire is a member of the YOHO Artists Community in Yonkers, New York. She attended classes at the Art Students League of New York and completed her academic degree at Queens College, City University of New York. Drawings from her “Hospital Drawings” series are adjacent to the surgical suite at Mount Sinai West in New York City, where she had her knee surgeries. Her work has been represented by galleries on Martha’s Vineyard.

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