Factors that interfere with quality of life after total hip arthroplasty

  • Graciele Domingos Lopes Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
  • Sônia Regina de Souza Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Keywords: Quality of Fife, Activities of Daily Living, Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip, Nursing.

Abstract

Objective: to analyze in the scientific productions the factors that interfere with the quality of life of people submitted to total hip arthroplasty. Methods: this is an integrative review carried out in LILACS, CAPES, BDENF and PUBMED databases of articles published in Portuguese, English and Spanish available online. The sample consisted of 13 articles.Results: Pre-operative and post-operative educational actions by nursing professionals influence the return of activities of daily living. There is a predominance of research by nurses.Conclusion: total hip arthroplasty causes multiple restrictions and social isolation, reducing the quality of life of individuals, due to changes in functional independence and restriction of mobility. Educational actions of mobility guidelines, wound healing, pain control for family members and the health system user.

Author Biographies

Graciele Domingos Lopes, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Residente de enfermagem.
Sônia Regina de Souza, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Professora de enfermagem da UNIRIO.
Published
2017-06-13
Section
Review Article