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Book reviews The Daily Telegraph Hip Replacement Reviewed by Neil Davison, Lecturer in Nursing and Teaching Fellow, University of Wales Bangor Thomas Crump that patients should not be able to tell, if we London: Constable and Robinson really are working as a team. Thomas Crump recognises the importance ISBN 1 84119 664 9 of information given by the various members Price £9.99 of the multidisciplinary team but suggests that all too often, too many people are involved in I find it difficult to review books that aim to this process, resulting in a reduction in the provide information to other patients, mainly quality of communication. Again, food for because I’m not a patient and to some extent thought for the professionals. will inevitably view the text through The relevance of some information given is professional eyes. Thomas Crump uses his questionable. For example the author suggests own experience of having a total hip choosing an orthopaedic department where replacement (THR) throughout the book, and trauma and elective surgery wards are separate develops most of the chapters around the to avoid cancellation and cross infection. Good questions he felt needed answers, and issues advice, but the extent of hospital choice for that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quality in Ageing and Older Adults Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1471-7794
DOI
10.1108/14717794200400012
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Abstract

The Daily Telegraph Hip Replacement Reviewed by Neil Davison, Lecturer in Nursing and Teaching Fellow, University of Wales Bangor Thomas Crump that patients should not be able to tell, if we London: Constable and Robinson really are working as a team. Thomas Crump recognises the importance ISBN 1 84119 664 9 of information given by the various members Price £9.99 of the multidisciplinary team but suggests that all too often, too many people are involved in I find it difficult to review books that aim to this process, resulting in a reduction in the provide information to other patients, mainly quality of communication. Again, food for because I’m not a patient and to some extent thought for the professionals. will inevitably view the text through The relevance of some information given is professional eyes. Thomas Crump uses his questionable. For example the author suggests own experience of having a total hip choosing an orthopaedic department where replacement (THR) throughout the book, and trauma and elective surgery wards are separate develops most of the chapters around the to avoid cancellation and cross infection. Good questions he felt needed answers, and issues advice, but the extent of hospital choice for that

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Quality in Ageing and Older AdultsEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 1, 2004

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