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Total knee replacement

Total knee replacement

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Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

1.00 hour


July 13, 2016


March 14, 2018

Programme Description

Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Steven Cutts describes total knee replacement. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include indications for surgery, postsurgical outcomes and possible complications such as pain and infection.

Educational Objectives

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

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

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1 learning credit (1 hour 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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required