Objective To evaluate the effect of preoperative nursing of artificial knee replacement on postoperative recovery and complications. Methods A total of 46 artificial knee replacement cases were randomly divided into an experimental group （23 cases） that received the psychological intervention nursing and health guidance nursing, and a control group that received the routine preoperative nursing. Results There were 22 function recovered well cases and 1 patient with complications in the experimental group, and there were 20 function recovered well cases and 3 patients with complications in the control group, and there was a significant difference between the two groups （P 〈 0.05 ）. Conclusions The preoperative nursing （psychological intervention nursing and health guidance nursing） of artificial knee replacement can improve the recovery of the patients after the operation and reduce the clinical complications.
Chinese Journal of School Doctor
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee/nursing