Reducing hospital length of stay following total hip and knee replacement surgery with a dedicated fast track program

Source:  Current Orthopaedic Practice 2015, 26(1), 36-41

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Date of publication:  January 2015

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This study looked at 318 hip or knee replacement patients to determine if a dedicated multidisciplinary joint replacement programme can reduce postoperative length of stay while maintaining acceptable levels of safety and patient satisfaction.

Length of publication:  6 pages

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Acknowledgement:  Current Orthopaedic Practice

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