Patients' Discharge Information Needs After Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: A Quasi-Qualitative Pilot Study

Sendir M. , Buyukyilmaz F. , Musovi D.

REHABILITATION NURSING, cilt.38, sa.5, ss.264-271, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 38 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1002/rnj.103
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.264-271


Purpose Discharge information needs are known to be common problems for total hip and knee arthroplasty (THA, TKA) patients due to surgical and technological developments of arthroplasty, treatment procedures, and reducing the duration of hospitalization. The purpose of this study is to collect individual interviews about information needs of patients who have had THA or TKA for the first time.