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Hip Replacement in Kettering General Hospital By David Sharman
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This is an account of a straightforward case of hip replacement in a healthy, elderly patient. I was the patient and I know the extent of my confidence in the satisfactory outcome of the... More > procedure. For the word go I was well sedated and therefore can be excused for perhaps erroneous thinking. The only people who spoke to me were the occupational therapist, and my wife during her brief daily visits. When the course of events strayed from the norm, it was merely accepted by the nursing carers. All decision making was the prerogative of the consultant who is responsible for the patient at all times unless he has appointed a similarly qualified stand in. No-one would be so bold as to query a consultant, he always knows best. It is my belief that this practice is what is wrong with the NHS.< Less
Hip Replacement in Kettering General Hospital By David Sharman
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This is an account of a straightforward case of hip replacement in a healthy, elderly patient. I was the patient and I know the extent of my confidence in the satisfactory outcome of the... More > procedure. For the word go I was well sedated and therefore can be excused for perhaps erroneous thinking. The only people who spoke to me were the occupational therapist, and my wife during her brief daily visits. When the course of events strayed from the norm, it was merely accepted by the nursing carers. All decision making was the prerogative of the consultant who is responsible for the patient at all times unless he has appointed a similarly qualified stand in. No-one would be so bold as to query a consultant, he always knows best. It is my belief that this practice is what is wrong with the NHS.< Less
Hip And Knee Surgery: A Patient's Guide To Hip Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Knee Replacement, And Knee Arthroscopy By Robert Kennon
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This friendly and informative book is written by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and related surgeries, including hip resurfacing and knee arthroscopy. It contains useful... More > information for patients who are considering treatment for hip or knee arthritis and related conditions. Clear and informative chapters explain in plain English what to expect before, during, and after hospitalization, including post-operative exercises and rehabilitation recommendations. Illustrated sections discuss hip and knee surgeries, nonoperative treatment options, surgical approaches, the latest minimally invasive surgery techniques, implant materials and designs (such as ceramic versus metal bearings), and potential complications of surgery. Robert Edward Kennon, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Connecticut who is fellowship trained in adult reconstruction and joint replacement surgery. He trained at Yale and Emory Universities and also has a degree in mechanical engineering.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XIV; Hip Replacement By Medical Professionals, National Institute of Health
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mp to: navigation, search Hip replacement Intervention In this X-ray, the patient’s right hip (left of image) has been replaced, with the ball of this ball-and-socket joint replaced by a metal... More > head that is set in the thighbone or femur and the socket replaced by a white plastic cup (clear in this X-ray). Pelvic anatomy consistent with that of a female (large infrapubic angle, large pelvic opening). ICD-9-CM 81.51–81.53 MeSH D019644 MedlinePlus 002975 Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant. Hip replacement surgery can be performed as a total replacement or a hemi (half) replacement. Such joint replacement orthopaedic surgery is generally conducted to relieve arthritis pain or fix severe physical joint damage as part of hip fracture treatment. A total hip replacement (total hip arthroplasty) consists of replacing both the acetabulum and the femoral head while hemiarthroplasty generally only replaces the femoral head.< Less
A Guide for Adults with Hip Dysplasia By Denise Sutherland, Dr Sophie West
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This popular book is the only one in the world that discusses hip dysplasia for adult patients. Whether you were diagnosed as a child and have ongoing problems now, or have developed dysplasia as an... More > adult, this book covers every topic imaginable about this difficult condition. Written in a friendly and easy to understand way, with a minimum of jargon, this book goes from hip anatomy and diagnosis through to living with disability, hip surgery, what to expect in hospital, and recovery at home. There is a chapter for carers, and one of DIY projects you may like to make. The book contains a great deal of information on hip replacement, too, so if you're having a hip replacement for another reason, especially as a younger patient, this book will still help you. Recommended by orthopaedic surgeons from around the world. Both authors have bilateral hip dysplasia, and have been through the surgeries discussed in the book.< Less
A Guide for Adults with Hip Dysplasia By Denise Sutherland, Dr Sophie West
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This book is the first of its kind : a comprehensive guide to hip dysplasia in adults. Whether diagnosed as a child, and having ongoing hip problems, or diagnosed as an adult, this book will help... More > you. Also recommended for those having total hip replacement for any reason. It covers everything there is to know about developmental dysplasia of the hip in adults. This guide covers everything from hip anatomy and surgery, to recovery and the psychological aspects of the condition. The book includes 19 chapters, over 50 illustrations and x-rays, over 400 quotations from adult hip dysplasia patients, a glossary, cited references, and a comprehensive index. Both authors have bilateral hip dysplasia.< Less
Hip Surgery: How to Recover Rapidly By Naomi Colb
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This book helps people scheduled for hip replacement surgery to take a leadership role in their recovery. It offers guidance, resources, inspiration and Self-Help tools to make the experience of... More > preparing for and recovering from sugery as smooth as possible.< Less
Tahoe Fracture Clinic's Guide to Joint Replacement By Martin Anderson M.D.
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This text focuses on the needs of patients with severe arthritis of the hip and knee. It is a reference for patients who wish to participate in decision making about their surgical care. It is also a... More > guide for surgeons who are barraged with questions from patients who are victimized by the marketing campaigns of the total joint industry.< Less
Tahoe Fracture Clinic's Guide to Joint Replacement By Martin Anderson M.D.
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This text focuses on the needs of patients with severe arthritis of the hip and knee. It is a reference for patients who wish to participate in decision making about their surgical care. It is also a... More > guide for surgeons who are barraged with questions from patients who are victimized by the marketing campaigns of the total joint industry.< Less
Complete Medical Guide for Disease Volume XV; Joint Replacement By Medical Professionals, National Institute of Health
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Replacement arthroplasty [from Greek arthron, joint, limb, articulate, + -plassein, to form, mould, forge, feign, make an image of], or joint replacement surgery, is a procedure of orthopedic surgery... More > in which the arthritic or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced with an orthopedic prosthesis. Joint replacement is considered as a treatment when severe joint pain or dysfunction is not alleviated by less-invasive therapies. Joint replacement surgery is becoming more common, with knees and hips replaced most often. As of 2009, about 773,000 Americans have a hip or knee replaced each year". In recent decades the most successful and common form of arthroplasty is the surgical replacement of a joint or joint surface with a prosthesis. For example, a hip joint that is affected by osteoarthritis may be replaced entirely (total hip arthroplasty) with a prosthetic hip. This procedure involves replacing both the acetabulum (hip socket) and the head and neck of the femur.< Less

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