The Resource 100 questions & answers about hip replacement, Stuart J. Fischer
- 100 questions & answers about hip replacement, Stuart J. Fischer
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- Stuart J. Fischer
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- Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-233) and index
- Acknowledgments -- Part 1: Introduction: -- Questions 1-3 introduce readers to some basic facts about hip replacements -- What is a hip replacement? -- Why should I have a hip replacement? -- When were the first total hip replacements done? How many are done each year? -- Part 2: Hip Disease: -- Questions 4-11 discuss the anatomy of the hip and the different medical conditions that can affect the hip, such as: -- What are the parts of a normal hip joint? -- What is osteoarthritis? -- What is arthritis secondary to childhood hip disease? -- Part 3: Symptoms: -- Questions 12-16 review common symptoms associated with hip problems: -- Why does my hip hurt? Where does it hurt? -- Why do I limp? Why does my leg feel short? -- Why does my hip sometimes make a crackling noise when I try to move it? -- Part 4: Diagnosis: -- Questions 17-22 explain how medical conditions relating to the hip are diagnosed, such as: -- How will my doctor make the diagnosis of an arthritic hip? -- Do I need an MRI? -- What is an arthrogram? When is it done? -- Part 5: Treatment Without Surgery: -- Questions 23-28 discuss nonsurgical options available in treating an injured hip: -- Will it help to lose weight? -- What are NSAIDs? -- Do supplements like Glucosamine help? -- Part 6: Surgery: -- Questions 29-36 review the types of surgery common in hip replacement: -- Can I have a total hip replacement if I have had previous hip surgery? -- What is Bipolar (Partial) Hip Replacement? -- What is resurfacing? -- Part 7: Operation-Total Hip Replacement: -- Questions 37-50 offer tips on how to prepare for and what to expect with hip replacement surgery: -- How can I prepare for surgery? -- Who will do the surgery? -- How is the surgery done? -- Part 8: After Surgery: -- Questions 51-67 review the steps taken by you and your doctors after hip replacement surgery is performed: -- What kind of medication will I be given for pain? -- What precautions do I need to take against dislocation? -- What kind of physical therapy will I need? -- Part 9: Risks And Complications: -- Questions 68-80 explore the risks that may arise during or after the surgery and how to best manage any complications, such as: -- How do I know if I have an infection? How can an infection be diagnosed? -- What is a dislocation? What can cause dislocation? -- What other medical complications can happen from surgery? -- Part 10: Revisions And Fractures: -- Questions 81-89 explain how previously replaced hips can sustain damage and how these issues are rectified: -- When is revision surgery necessary? -- How do I know if my hip has loosened? -- Are there greater risks from revision surgery? -- Part 11: Other Questions: -- Questions 90-100 offer answers to other common inquiries about life before, during, and after hip replacement surgery: -- What can my family do to help? -- Can both hips be replaced at the same time? -- Can I get pregnant if I have had a total hip replacement? -- Glossary -- Index
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- 23 cm.
- x, 253 p.  p. of plates
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- (pbk. : alk. paper)
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