Patients' learning needs after hip arthroplasty.

@article{Johansson2002PatientsLN,
  title={Patients' learning needs after hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Kirsi Johansson and Maija Hupli and Sanna Salantera},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={634-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to describe patients' learning needs after hip arthroplasty and compare them prior to and 2 weeks after hospital discharge. Data were collected in two phases from 22 surgical wards in 17 hospitals in Finland using a Canadian Patient Learning Needs Scale (Galloway et al., 1996). The first questionnaire (n=212, 81%) was completed before hospital discharge and the second (n=144, 55%) was completed at home after hospital discharge. Results indicated that patients… CONTINUE READING

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