your guide to xiapex

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What is this information about? The aim of this booklet is to provide a guide for patients who are thinking about choosing XIAPEX® as a treatment. The information in this booklet is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please discuss any concerns with your GP or Specialist. Your …

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the enhanced recovery programme for your total knee replacement surgery (TKR)

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Contents Introduction and Contact telephone numbers. What is the Enhanced Recovery Programme?. Section 1: Referral from your GP Knee Joint Structure and Function. The Arthritic Joint. Total Knee Replacement Surgery (TKR). Unicompartmental Knee Replacement. Revision Surgery. Complications of TKR surgery. Section 2: Pre-operative care by the hospital team Pre Assessment Clinic. Joint School. Preparing for Surgery – My ‘To Do’ …

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the enhanced recovery programme for your total hip replacement

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Contents Introduction and Contact telephone numbers The Surgical Team What is the Enhanced Recovery Programme? Section 1: Referral from your GP Hip Joint Anatomy and Osteoarthritis Total Hip Replacement Surgery (THR) Revision Surgery Complications of Total Hip Replacement Surgery Section 2: Pre-operative care by the hospital team Pre Assessment Clinic and Joint School Preparing for Surgery – My ‘To Do’ …

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Recovering from a broken hip

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Who will look after me during my hospital stay? A multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals will look after you during your hospital stay. The team includes: Surgical orthopaedic consultant This is the senior surgeon who is responsible for your care in the days near your operation. Medical orthogeriatric consultant This is the senior medical doctor who is also responsible for …

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How to care for your post-operative hip or knee wound following a total hip replacement or total knee replacement

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Dressing change Your dressing can remain in place for up to 7 days from placement in theatres. If the dressing has moved out of place or becomes fully saturated, it will need changing. The pictures below will give you some indication as to when a dressing change will be necessary. When to change/not change your dressing You do not need …

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