11th National Joint Registry (NJR) report

Source:  National Joint Registry

Follow this link for full text

Date of publication:  September 2014

Publication type:  Report

In a nutshell:  The report reviews the quality and outcomes of hip, knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder joint replacements.  This year’s report highlights the increasing number of replacements whilst the numbers dying following surgery has been halved and the revision risk within 10 years, for most patients, is less than 5%

 Length of publication:  135 pages

Some important notes:  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  Medical News Today

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