Ch 20: Hip Dislocations

About This Chapter

This mobile-friendly skills and training chapter can help healthcare professionals learn or review essential hip dislocation topics. The chapter's bite-sized lessons and self-assessments can be used for continuing education, skill development or training purposes.

Hip Dislocations - Chapter Summary

Take a look inside this chapter to review important hip dislocation information. Using short and simple explanations, our instructors present concepts pertaining to the causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnoses, treatments and classifications for different types of hip dislocation. These types include central, congenital, partial, anterior and posterior hip dislocations.

The chapter comes with short self-assessment quizzes to help you check your understanding of these hip dislocation topics. Use any computer or mobile device to access the chapter material. Your course dashboard will keep track of your progress throughout the chapter.

How It Helps

The chapter can help any current or aspiring healthcare professional who needs to supplement training or continuing education materials. You can access the chapter at home, at work or when you're on the go. Use the hip dislocation knowledge you've gained to boost your work performance and explain prevention, symptoms and treatments.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the presentation and reduction of anterior and posterior hip dislocations
  • Assess anterior and posterior hip dislocation precautions
  • Differentiate between anterior and posterior hip dislocations
  • Define the characteristics, causes, symptoms and treatments for partial hip dislocations
  • Recognize the causes and long-term effects of congenital hip dislocations
  • Identify preventative measures and risk factors that are involved with hip replacement dislocations
  • Explain hip replacement dislocation symptoms, treatments and recovery
  • Understand conventional treatments for central hip dislocations

Final Exam
Critical Care Nursing
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Chapter Exam
Hip Dislocations
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