Rehabilitation of patients aged 65 and over after total hip replacement. Based on patients´health status.

Britta Hørdam

    Publikation: Ph.d. afhandling/ kandidat/ diplomPh.d. afhandlingForskning

    Abstract

    The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate improvement in health status of patients aged 65 and over after total hip replacement (THR) as a result of nursing rehabilitation. The projects conssits of three studies, first a description of patients´health status after THR, followed by a randomised clinical trial by using telephone interviews and counseling postoperatively, and testing improvement in patients´health status after THR. The last study involved testing the effect of nursing intervention by providing a measurement of patients´healthrelated quality of life.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    UdgivelsesstedUniversity of Aarhus, Denmark
    Udgiver
    StatusUdgivet - jan. 2008

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