It is important part in the process of healing following hip arthroplasty surgery. it includes managing patient comorbidities, pain, and any other problem that may face the patient in post-operative healing time.
Postoperative good nutrition and hydration have a profound impact on recovery, healing, and enable the patient to participate in rehabilitation schedules. Old age patients are more prone to be malnourished. This is due to patient immobilization after the surgical procedure, or due to age-related cognitive dysfunction.
Old age populations are at risk of being dehydrated after the surgery. This may cause later renal or metabolic problems.