Perioperative Care for Rheumatoid Foot and Ankle Surgery Patients

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Abstract

Surgical intervention is often indicated for rheumatoid arthritis involving the foot and ankle. A comprehensive understanding of the systemic manifestations of the disease is important for proper care and prevention of complications. Special considerations for perioperative management of these patients are presented for common foot and ankle procedures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-16
Number of pages8
JournalPerioperative Nursing Clinics
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011

Keywords

  • Arthrodesis
  • Arthropathy
  • Foot
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Synovitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medical–Surgical

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