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Discuss the differences between acute and chronic wounds in terms of healing and management options; and with reference to Mrs Anita Bacash’s operative wound

Anita Bacash, aged 62 years, is a recently retired schoolteacher with a history of osteoarthritis. She is scheduled to have a total knee replacement shortly. Anita has found that the arthritic changes in her knees have made it increasingly difficult to perform her tasks as a physical education teacher. She also had to stop playing competitive tennis because of her pain worsening over the past three years. Anita has been on the waiting list for this operation for the past 18 months, as she does not have private health insurance and cannot afford to pay for the operation outright. Anita is divorced and lives with her 24 year old daughter in her two bedroom unit. Pre-admission data: Anita has tried many treatments for her osteoarthritis, including glucosamine, fish….

Discuss the operative procedure that Mrs Anita Bacash has had (total knee arthroplasty) in relation to her osteoarthritis and future mobility

Anita Bacash, aged 62 years, is a recently retired schoolteacher with a history of osteoarthritis. She is scheduled to have a total knee replacement shortly. Anita has found that the arthritic changes in her knees have made it increasingly difficult to perform her tasks as a physical education teacher. She also had to stop playing competitive tennis because of her pain worsening over the past three years. Anita has been on the waiting list for this operation for the past 18 months, as she does not have private health insurance and cannot afford to pay for the operation outright. Anita is divorced and lives with her 24 year old daughter in her two bedroom unit. Pre-admission data: Anita has tried many treatments for her osteoarthritis, including glucosamine, fish….

Explore the evidence underpinning the non-pharmacological management (non-surgical) of osteoarthritis that Mrs Anita Bacash has or could have utilised to relieve her pain and improve her quality of life

Anita Bacash, aged 62 years, is a recently retired schoolteacher with a history of osteoarthritis. She is scheduled to have a total knee replacement shortly. Anita has found that the arthritic changes in her knees have made it increasingly difficult to perform her tasks as a physical education teacher. She also had to stop playing competitive tennis because of her pain worsening over the past three years. Anita has been on the waiting list for this operation for the past 18 months, as she does not have private health insurance and cannot afford to pay for the operation outright. Anita is divorced and lives with her 24 year old daughter in her two bedroom unit. Pre-admission data: Anita has tried many treatments for her osteoarthritis, including glucosamine, fish….

Anita Bacash, aged 62 years, is a recently retired schoolteacher with a history of osteoarthritis. She is scheduled to have a total knee replacement shortly

Anita Bacash, aged 62 years, is a recently retired schoolteacher with a history of osteoarthritis. She is scheduled to have a total knee replacement shortly. Anita has found that the arthritic changes in her knees have made it increasingly difficult to perform her tasks as a physical education teacher. She also had to stop playing competitive tennis because of her pain worsening over the past three years. Anita has been on the waiting list for this operation for the past 18 months, as she does not have private health insurance and cannot afford to pay for the operation outright. Anita is divorced and lives with her 24 year old daughter in her two bedroom unit. Pre-admission data: Anita has tried many treatments for her osteoarthritis, including glucosamine, fish….