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    Total hip replacements due to osteoarthritis are common among the middle aged and elderly population ( Ref). In a study conducted in Brazil, researchers looked at several factors that impacted returning to activities of daily life to determine which rehabilitation protocol was more effective. This study focused on the care received post operatively for fifteen days after total hip replacements related to osteoarthritis had been performed. In this study, participants were evaluated to measure the outcomes of using two different rehabilitation protocols for activities of daily living, mobility, and pain*. The participants that were invited to be in the study were patients that had a total hip replacement between July 2009 and October 2011. This created a sample size of 106 participants for the study. Once the participants gave consent they were randomly assigned to one of two groups. The groups were informed that one would receive the protocol and the other would receive a different protocol. The…

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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…

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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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    The temporomandibular joint is one of the most complex joints in the body. The procedure that we covered is total alloplastic joint replacement. Like any other procedure, reflection, incision, resection as well as re attachment of biological tissues is necessary for successful completion. In the case of the total replacement of the temporomandibular joint the musculature that is affected are the temporalis, lateral pterygoid, medial pterygoid, masseter as well as buccinator. As for the tissues…

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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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    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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