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Preoperative Information Provided to Swedish and Immigrant Patients Before Total Hip Replacement

Preoperative Information Provided to Swedish and Immigrant Patients Before Total Hip Replacement
Ferid Krupic, Sylvia Määttä, Göran Garellick, Elisabeth Dahlborg Lyckhage, Johan Kärrholm
Med Arh. 2012; 66(6): 399-404

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Abstract

Background: Total hip replacement is an operation that usually leads to pain relief and improved health related quality of life (HRQoL). Previous studies have demonstrated the importance of information about upcoming surgery. Therefore, it was of interest to study how both immigrants, whose first language was not Swedish, and Swedish patients described pre-operative information. Material and methods: Individual interviews were conducted with 10 immigrants and 10 Swedish participants. The data were analysed using qualitative content analysis. The study was carried out in western Sweden from March to November 2010. Results: The findings revealed that pre-operative information for all patients undergoing elective total hip replacement was limited. Patients from both groups expressed concern about inadequate preoperative information pertaining to the surgery, implant selection, pain relief, choice of anaesthesia, no or too short a time to put questions to the surgeon and an overall stressful situation. Conclusions: Adequate preoperative information is important for optimising pain relief and shortening the hospital stay. The fact that the patients overwhelmingly rated the preoperative information as inadequate may be due to several reasons. Mental distress and the two-week interval between the time when the patient received the information and the operation might have contributed to the low degree of retention.

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