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If anyone has had a hip replacement recently in a public hospital what infections did you get and how long did it take you to recover?

Infections. Joint replacement infections occur at an infrequent but established rate in all hospitals between 0.5% -2%. Acute infections get surgical opening and washouts and bearing changes with 6 weeks of IV antibiotics then oral antibiotics. Common bacteria is staph aureous and streptococcus. Read more...

Can someone tell me how long will I have to stay in the hospital after a hip replacement?

1-3 days. Most patients stay 1-3 days after hip replacement. A lot depends on the surgeon preference/experience, the approach used, etc. Anterior hip replacment can offer quicker recovery. www.oano.com. Read more...

Can you tell me how long to stay in hospital after hip replacement?

1-3 days. Typically patients can go home after 2 days. Some people are ahead of schedule and some people are a little behind. It also depends on your surgeon and their comfort level with you going home. Most surgeons believe anterior hip replacement can lead to a faster recovery. www.oano.com. Read more...

Where is a total hip replacement usually done? At a hospital?

Absolutely. Most are done in an or with specia llventilation laminar air flow to reduce infx avoiding infx is paramont concern most hospitals have design ED total joint ors to reduce infx rates check the hospitals infx rate before choosing one this info should be available and varies significantly. Choose the hospital with lowest infx rate. Read more...
In the hospital. Yes the hospital should be equipped for this surgery not every hospital can do it. Read more...