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Total hip replacement

Total hip replacement


Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

0.5 hours


November 5, 2015


November 13, 2017

Programme Description

Mr Steven Cutts describes the surgery involved in total hip replacement. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include risks associated with this surgery such as infection, dislocation and sciatic nerve palsy, and new technologies.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Explain to patients what is involved in total hip replacement
  • Advise on the risks involved with surgery
  • Be aware of possible complications
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Mr Steven Cutts
    Consultant orthopaedic surgeon
    James Paget Hospital
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Roopa Jaiswal
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time.


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