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Written by ncp nursing care plan on May 11th, 2011
Knee Replacement, Total A total knee replacement (arthroplasty) is a surgical procedure in which the articular surfaces of the tibia, femur, and patella are replaced with prosthetic devices. It is performed to relieve joint pain that has not been controlled by conservative management and/or improve joint mobility in persons with severe ...

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