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OR Nurse 2015

December 2008, Volume 2 Number 10 , p 18 - 25


  • Delisa Ann Neville RN, BSN, MS
  • Michael Dvorkin MD
  • Mary Ellen Chittenden RN, SRN
  • Lisa Fromm OTR/L


Neville, Delisa Ann RN, BSN, MS; Dvorkin, Michael MD; Chittenden, Mary Ellen RN, SRN; Fromm, Lisa OTR/L

Issue: Volume 2(10), November/December 2008, p 18–25 Publication Type: [Feature] Publisher: © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Institution(s): At Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, Md., Delisa Ann Neville is the Joint Replacement Program coordinator, Dr. Michael Dvorkin is the chief of operations, and Mary Ellen Chittenden and Lisa Fromm are clinical specialists in occupational therapy. The authors have disclosed that they have no financial interest related to this article. Advances in total hip replacement surgery are helping to relieve the pain of arthritis and other debilitating conditions, and give patients the chance to resume daily activities. Figure. No caption available.

Hip replacement surgery, which was first performed in 1962 by Sir John Charnley of England, has evolved in the years since its introduction. Before total hip replacement surgery was an option, effective ...

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