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PERTHES’ DISEASE and Nursing Care Plan

Definition: Idiopathic avascular necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis in children. Etiology: Still not sure. Recent work suggests that the femoral head changes may be due to venous infarction in children with abnormal thrombolysis due to deficiency in thrombolysin.

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DEVELOPMENTAL DYSPLASIA OF THE HIP (DDH) And Nursing Care Plan

Terminology: The modern term developmental dysplasia of the hip (D.D.H.) has replaced the traditional term congenital dislocation of the hip (C.D.H.). Recently, it was realized that some hips were normal at birth and gradually became dysplastic or dislocated later.

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Congenital Clubfoot Nursing Intervention and care plan

• Congenital clubfoot is a complex deformity of the ankle and foot that includes forefoot adduction, midfoot supination, hindfoot varus, and ankle equinus. Also referred to as Talipes equinovarus (TEV), • congenital clubfoot involves bone deformity and malposition with soft

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Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) Congenital Hip Dysplasia (CHD) / Congenital Dislocation of Hip (CDH) And Nursing Intervention

• Developmental dysplasia of the hip describes a spectrum of disorders related to abnormal development of the hip. • It may develop at any time during fetal life, infancy, or childhood in which there is a shallow acetabulum, subluxation, or

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Nursing Care of patient during cast application

Purpose of cast: 1. immobilize injured extremity to protect it from further injury. 2. provide alignment for bone fragment during healing process. 3. promote comfort. Types of cast: 1. plaster of Paris. 2. synthetic. The type of cast material selected

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