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For any patient recovering from a knee replacement surgery can be a tough task especially those who have to do it by themselves. The first few days at home after any surgery
are the toughest. This is because such patients are tired, in pain and may also be scared because their earlier mobility is now restricted. Here are thus a few points to remember which can help the transition much smoother –
Preparing the Home
This is one of the key points for a smooth recovery after any joint replacement surgery in India
. For instance, making the first floor the recovery room is a great idea. Some of the important items to include in the room are –
•Bed with low height
•Easily controllable lights
•Clean and wrinkle-free linen
•Pillows for raising the lower leg
•Writing materials for making notes
•Cell phone to call in case of any emergency
Apart from these, the food should also have adequate stock of food and any items that
may cause the patient to fall should be removed.
prescribed by the doctor should always be taken on time. A daily medicine
the dispenser can be highly beneficial and which is also available at the local pharmacy.
Other members of the family also need to be aware of the medicines which are
administered to the patient.
The wound also needs to be monitored on a regular basis for any swelling or inflamed-tion. Thus, a routine should be established to dispense medicines and check the wound daily.
Individuals who have recently undergone knee replacement will be unable to do any
work which involves standing, stretching or bending. This is why they have difficulty
doing household work or anything else that involves moving a lot. Thus, family members must help them in such work or make arrangements for domestic help.
Maintaining a calendar can not only ensure that medicines are taken on time but also help make sure that none of the medical appointments are missed. Missing appointments can lead to several setbacks and complications and thus it is essential to keep tabs of the follow-up treatment and plan accordingly.