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    Total Hip Replacement Hip arthroplasty is using a prosthesis to replace hip joint is one of the most common surgical procedures today (Walker, 2007). A good surgical team will increase the success rate of the total hip replacement. However, proper nursing interventions during pre-operative and post-operative phase of the surgery is very important for the patient. Nurses spend more time with patients compared to the other health care personnel. Therefore, a good nursing care will better prepare the patient before the surgery, accelerates healing post-surgery, and prevents further complications (Walker, 2007). This article provides instructions on how to prevent complications after total hip replacement surgery. Providing proper nursing…

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    IS THE PROCEDURE DONE? A total hip replacement is a surgical procedure where the diseased/damaged cartilage and bone of the hip joint is replaced with artificial materials called implants. This surgery may be considered following a hip fracture or for someone who has severe pain due to arthritis. INDICATIONS FOR SURGERY: When osteoarthritis (also known as degenerative arthritis) is not curable by medical therapy and the patient continues to experience pain while walking, climbing stairs and even…

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    Hip replacement surgery is performed to replace the hip joint by the prosthetic implant. The replacement can be either partial or total, based on the specifications of the condition of the patient. The surgery is performed for the patients, who suffer from the conditions like arthritis pain or treatment for the hip fracture and for the replacement of the femoral head and acetabulum head. And in the place of these heads, a new socket or a ball will be placed as a prosthesis or an implant. Hip…

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    uncomfort, c/o fever, pain in left hip since a week ago. His weight : 68 kgs and 167 cms height. Physically normal, communicate clearly and intact emotion. He walks by him self to the hospital. Orientation X4, uses glasses and the left ear not clearly hear. No sign of anemies and icterus as well. Skin warm and intact; no wound. The past history are left hip replacement two years ago. Septic shock with left hip osteomyelitis last year, with subsequent removal of the hip replacement prosthesis.…

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    On Wednesday 29th April 2014, I was assigned to the same four patients I had the day prior. One of my patients was admitted for sepsis of the R) knee following a total knee joint replacement two months prior. He was a 67 year old Maori gentleman, MRSA positive with a history of gout, hypertension, GORD, bilateral total hip joint replacements and R) sided weakness following a MVA in 2011. During handover, it was stated to us that this patient was due to have his IVABs at both 1300 and 1400.…

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    equipment will help them with mobility. Therefore, I need to respect their cultural beliefs, but at the same time, educate and train the client on least restrictive mobility device such as cane (which may not be viewed as devastating). The exposure to diverse religious background has helped me to understand the significance of the religious beliefs on daily routines and occupations. I worked with an elderly Muslim client post hip replacement surgery. He was admitted for a repeated dislocation…

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    Summary of the Evidence: 1. Purpose: To determine if pre-operative interventions for hip and knee osteoarthritis provide benefit before and after joint replacement. Even though, this research article was about both hip and knee arthroplasty, and the PICO question was more pertaining to hip arthroplasty, this article was chosen due to the quality of study and higher level of evidence demonstrated by the study. 2. Study Design and Level of Evidence: The study design was based on the…

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    Transvaginal Mesh

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    notices them and the duration of the symptoms. This helps the doctor determine where the problem lies and whether the medical device may be involved. Following are some devices that have already been identified as defective in one or more ways. the same is true of many artificial knee replacement devices that never properly bond with the bone in the thigh. Hip And Knee Replacements The FDA created a special 510(k) program for the approval of hip and knee replacements, and this program allows a…

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    Cause Of Osteolysis

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    A minor fall on the right hip caused the head of the femur to deteriorate, and the right leg was reported to be 5 cm shorter than the left leg. A biopsy was taken and two weeks later a prosthetic hip replacement was performed. The biopsy revealed an increased amount of osteoclasts which are bone cells that no longer secrete extracellular matrix. The six month follow-up there was no sign of returning Gorham’s disease. The second case was reported in 1972 when a 70-year-old woman complained about…

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    Erna Hennessy

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    This line suggests to what is known today as a “hip replacement,” when the hips, more specifically the hip-bones, are no longer able to support the upper-body and is in need of (sometimes metal parts as well). She, Erna Hennessy, also wrote: “My eyes have read their last good joke; in fact, they may be glass” (lines 5-6). This quote refers to how our eyes stop to function, severe damage to the eye and one is cautious of their appearance; one would purchase a glass eye to keep up…

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