Who is not a candidate for a one day hospital-based total knee arthroplasty

Source:  Journal of Arthroplasty 2016, July 13 [epub]

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Date of publication:  July 2016

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Examines preoperative patient characteristics and perioperative hospital factors that correlate with a longer length of stay.  Having good preoperative data helps allocate limited healthcare resources towards patients more likely to leave in one day.

Some important notes:  You will need an NHS OpenAthens username and password to access this article.  Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text.  Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  Journal of Arthroplasty


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