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After Surgery Care for Total Hip Replacement (Direct Anterior Approach)

After Surgery Care for Total Hip Replacement (Direct Anterior Approach) - Symptoms

After Surgery Care for Total Hip Replacement (Direct Anterior Approach) - How to prevent?

After Surgery Care for Total Hip Replacement (Direct Anterior Approach) - Causes and Risk Factors

After Surgery Care for Total Hip Replacement (Direct Anterior Approach) - Diagnosis

After Surgery Care for Total Hip Replacement (Direct Anterior Approach) - Treatments

After Surgery Care for Total Hip Replacement (Direct Anterior Approach) - Preparing for surgery

Preparation of Home Environment

  • Choose a chair with a firm back rest
  • Avoid low chairs
  • Position chair against a wall or at a corner
  • Place a chair in the toilet for seated showering
  • Consider installation of grab bars and non-slip mats
  • Install grab bar(s) at the shower area, as well as next to the toilet seat
  • Place non slip mats in the shower and toilet 

ChairMat

Plan ahead

  • Prepare and place daily necessities within reach
  • Place daily necessities needed, such as clothes, within safe reaching distance
  • Avoid placing items at low (floor) level or overhead
  • Make prior arrangement for other daily needs post-discharge, such as meal arrangement

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