TJA performed earlier in the week linked with reduced length of stay

Source:  Orthopedics Today

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Date of publication: May 2015

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: This study found that patients undergoing elective primary total hip or knee arthroplasty on a Monday or Tuesday had a significantly shorter length of stay in hospital and a faster recovery than patients who had total joint replacement on a Thursday or a Friday.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: Healio


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