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Dorothea - Interview 03- Hip replacement

Age at interview: 75

Brief outline: After experiencing pain for five years Dorothea had her hip replaced earlier this year. The operation was successful and subsequent difficulties she experienced are due to an ongoing spinal condition. Operation in January 2010

Background: Dorothea is a widow and has grown up 3 children. She is a retired primary school teacher. Dorothea's ethnic background is white British.

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