[2015] nate chuck: Developmental dysplasia of the hip

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[2015] nate chuck: Developmental dysplasia of the hip

EtiologyA developmental abnormality of the femoral head, the acetabulum, or BOTH!Subluxation of the hip

Medical ManagementReduction of the hip and application of hip spica cast

Clincal ManifestationsShortening of the femur on the affected side; Thighs and gluteal folds are uneven; weight-bearing infant may have affected leg shorter than the other, a waddling gait, or limping.

Nursing InterventionsMaintain position of the hip joint, prevent complications, and provide stimulation necessary for the developing infant or child.


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