About This Chapter
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.
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
1. Congenital Hip Dislocation: Treatment & Exercises
Congenital hip dislocation is a condition that is diagnosed in infancy. In this lesson you will learn what treatments and exercises are most effective in treating congenital hip dislocation.
2. Congenital Hip Dislocation: Diagnosis & Long-Term Effects
In this lesson, you'll find out how congenital hip dislocation is diagnosed. You'll also learn the long-term side effects that can occur without proper diagnosis and treatment.
3. Congenital Hip Dislocation: Definition & Causes
Congenital Hip Dislocation affects about 1 in 1,000 children. In this lesson you will learn the definition and causes of congenital hip dislocation. This lesson will begin with a real-life scenario which is reflective of what many parents face when their babies are diagnosed with congenital hip dislocation. This lesson will then present the definition of congenital hip dislocation. Finally, the causes of congenital hip dislocation will be reviewed.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 79 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.
Other chapters within the Critical Care Nursing course
- Critical Care Nursing Essentials
- Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing
- Critical Care Nursing in Pediatrics
- Sleep & Sedation in Critical Care
- Deep Vein Thrombosis: Theory and Treatment
- Deep Vein Thrombosis: Practical Applications
- Critical Care Nursing for Skin Conditions
- Infections of the Blood & Respiratory System
- Treating Bleeding Issues
- Treating Wounds
- Types of Wounds
- Treating Ulcers
- Types & Treatment of Necrosis
- Critical Care Nursing for the Liver & Kidneys
- Critical Care Nursing for Eyes
- Dislocations of the Hands & Fingers
- Dislocations of the Knees & Ankles
- Dislocations of the Ribs & Spine
- Electric Shocks & Electrical Burns
- Shoulder & Elbow Dislocations
- TMJ & Jaw Dislocations
- Diagnosing & Treating Chest & Stomach Injuries
- Pelvic Injuries