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Continuous passive motion therapy after total knee arthroplasty

Rex, Colleen, MSN, BA, CRNP, AGACNP-BC

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000531010.25095.80

After total knee arthroscopy, patients may undergo continuous passive motion therapy as part of their physical rehabilitation. Consider the potential benefits and drawbacks of this controversial therapy and learn how to ensure its safety and effectiveness.

Colleen Rex is an RN in the ICU at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.

The author has disclosed no financial relationships related to this article.

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