Pre and Post Op Care of the Orthopedic Patient: Knee Replacement
OVERVIEW:

This video utilizes a clinical pathways approach to care, beginning with pre-operative management issues and continuing through discharge. Prosthetic designs and surgical approaches are discussed. Postoperative care information includes a description of wound care, post-op recovery goals, and physical therapy. Reviews the role of the transition to home healthcare as well as the specific nursing care issues in multiple settings.

OBJECTIVES:

1. Name the basic types of implant fixation.
2. Differentiate between the post-op activity level and care based on the type of implant.
3. Contrast between anterior, lateral, and posterior surgical approaches.
4. Describe a systems approach to postoperative assessment
5. Discuss the use of the Five Ws when assessing a patient who has a fever.
6. List the standard discharge goals.
7. Discuss the role of home health care in post-surgical management and appropriate home modification actions.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP130
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 24:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Orthopedic Nursing
 
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