Pre and Post Op Care of the Orthopedic Patient: Hip Fracture

This video reviews preoperative care issues with specific reference to ER admittance, patient work-up, medical stabilization, and traction. Examines key fracture types and current surgical options. Viewers learn postoperative consideration in hip fracture care. Discharge criteria and home healthcare issues are also reviewed.

  1. Discuss the incidence and impact of hip fracture.
  2. Describe immediate post-injury evaluation.
  3. Differentiate between the three types of hip fracture and their associated precautions.
  4. Outline the three most common methods used to repair hip fractures.
  5. Discuss the role of white blood cells in combating infection.
  6. Demonstrate a head-to-toe assessment.
  7. Give an overview of post-operative care.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP128
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 21:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Orthopedic Nursing
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