Predictive factors influencing fast track rehabilitation following primary total hip and knee arthroplasty

Michael Schneider, Ikuo Kawahara, Gail Ballantyne, Christine McAuley, Karen Macgregor, Ruth Garvie, Alistair McKenzie, Deborah Macdonald, Steffen J Breusch

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Abstract / Description of output

Fast track rehabilitation after primary total hip (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) is gaining popularity. We performed a prospective clinical trial to identify predictive factors for successful fast track rehabilitation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1585-91
Number of pages7
JournalArchives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Volume129
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2009

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • Aged
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • Early Ambulation
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Pain, Postoperative
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Patient Readmission
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Postoperative Complications

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