Date of Award

12-18-1999

Document Type

Capstone

Degree Name

Master Of Science In Nursing

Colleges & School

Ruth S. Coleman College Of Nursing And Health Sciences

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Nursing; Total hip replacement; Artificial hip joints -- Rehabilitation; Surgery -- Psychological aspects

Abstract

Hip replacement surgery is done to reduce pain, improve mobility or arthritic joints and improve the quality of life for patient electing to have surgery. The purpose of this study was to identify what factors influence recovery in the patient undergoing hip replacement surgery according to the patient's description of the lived experience.

Rights

On-Campus Access

OCLC Number

48788328

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