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


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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