100 Questions & Answers About Hip Replacement

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 22, 2010 - Medical - 254 pages
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Endorsed by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons! Whether you or a relative have recently had a hip replacement or are considering or planning the surgery, this book offers help! 100 Questions & Answers About Hip Replacement gives authoritative, practical answers to your questions about the causes of joint disease and the details of surgery to relieve pain and improve function of the hip. This book provides sources of support from both the doctor’s and patient’s viewpoints. Dr. Fischer, an expert orthopedic surgeon, covers topics such as hip disease, diagnosis, treatment options, surgery, risks, and possible complications. An invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of hip replacement!
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Hip Disease
9
Symptoms
29
Diagnosis
35
Treatment Without Surgery
51
Surgery
61
The Operation Total Hip Replacement
89
After Surgery
125
Risks and Complications
155
Revisions and Fractures
189
Other Questions
213
Glossary
235
Index
243
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