Date of Award
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
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.
Nelson, Patricia L., "Factors that influence recovery in the hip replacement patient" (1999). Master's Theses, Capstones, and Projects. 493.