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Authors

  1. BONNER, SUZANNE M. RN, CMSRN, BSN

Abstract

The knee joint is the largest and most complex joint in the body. Three times a person's weight is transferred through the knee when walking; four to five times when walking up or down stairs. But what happens when the knee no longer works as it should? Find out everything you need to know about total knee replacement, from how it's performed to caring for the postop patient.