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A Practical Guide to Hip Surgery: From Pre-op to Recovery



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Sunrise River Pr

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This is the edition with a publication date of 10/15/2010.
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This concise handbook tells you everything you need to know before you undergo hip replacement or resurfacing surgery, directly from an orthopedic surgeon who has performed countless hip surgeries and has undergone a double hip replacement herself!

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 4
Introductionp. 5
My Storyp. 8
How Do You Know It's Your Hips?p. 15
The Decision to Have Surgeryp. 20
Total Hip Replacement and Resurfacing-Step by Stepp. 28
Complications-Theoretical and Actualp. 35
Choosing Your Medical Team and Scheduling Your Surgeryp. 51
Pre Surgery-A Busy Time for Youp. 60
Prepare Your Nestp. 75
In the Hospital-Before and After Surgeryp. 85
The First Dayp. 92
Days Two through Fivep. 102
Before You Go Homep. 113
The First Few Monthsp. 126
THR and Resurf Odds and Endsp. 135
The Future Hip...An Educated Guessp. 142
Your Hip Surgery Organizerp. 145
Resourcesp. 162
Indexp. 163
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