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Descriptions of orthopaedic surgical procedures from the nursing point of view [OCOSH Code: ON_T_SP]

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Joint Replacement (3)
Total Joint Replacement or Arthroplasty is an operation in which the diseased joint is replaced by metal, plastic or ceramic components (prostheses)
OCOSH Code: ON_T_SP_TJR

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Arthroscopy of the Hip Joint An Overview

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=640148

This article provides a comprehensive overview of hip arthroscopy and also addresses the anatomy of the hip, appropriate diagnoses for the procedure, operative considerations and postoperative teaching.
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Toe-to-Hand Transplantation Surgery

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=629678

This article discusses toe-to-hand transplantation. The purpose of this article is to familiarize nurses with this procedure.
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