Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Fischer, Stuart J.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
An invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of hip replacement -- endorsed by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons!
Whether you or a relative have recently had a hip replacement or are considering or planning the surgery, this book offers much-needed help. It gives authoritative, practical answers to questions about the causes of joint disease and the details of surgery to relieve pain and improve hip function. Further, it provides support from both the doctor’s and patient’s viewpoints. Dr. Fischer, an expert orthopedic surgeon, covers topics like hip disease, diagnosis, treatment options, surgery, risks, and possible complications.