Source: Journal of Arthroplasty 2016, 22 April [epub]
Date of publication: April 2016
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: aimed to study the association of depression with risk of readmission following total joint arthroplasty, finding that depression is associated with a significantly higher risk of readmission after THA and TKA. Shows the importance of promoting care coordination across disciplines for management of non-orthopedic comorbidities prior to surgery in order to optimise patient outcomes and save costs.
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Acknowledgement: Journal of Arthroplasty