[Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation and Fast-track Rehabilitation after Knee Replacement: Faster, Better, Cheaper? A Survey and Systematic Review of Literature].

@article{Quack2015MultidisciplinaryRA,
  title={[Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation and Fast-track Rehabilitation after Knee Replacement: Faster, Better, Cheaper? A Survey and Systematic Review of Literature].},
  author={Valentin Michael Quack and A V Ippendorf and Marcel Betsch and Hanno Schenker and Sven Nebelung and Bj{\"o}rn Rath and Markus J Tingart and Christian M Luering},
  journal={Die Rehabilitation},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={245-51}
}
INTRODUCTION The aim of multidisciplinary rehabilitation after total knee replacement (TKA) is to reduce postoperative complications and costs and enable faster convalescence. The goals of fast-track rehabilitation, as a multidisciplinary concept, are to reduce the length of hospital stay and achieve early functional improvements by optimizing the perioperative setting. METHOD A literature review was carried out for the years 1960-2013. The search terms were: "rehabilitation", "training… CONTINUE READING

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