A comparison of outcomes in osteoarthritis patients undergoing total hip and knee replacement surgery.

@article{Bachmeier2001ACO,
  title={A comparison of outcomes in osteoarthritis patients undergoing total hip and knee replacement surgery.},
  author={Christian Bachmeier and Lynette M March and M. J. Cross and Helen Lapsley and Kate L. Tribe and Brett G Courtenay and Peter M Brooks},
  journal={Osteoarthritis and cartilage},
  year={2001},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={137-46}
}
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to assess changes in physical function and quality of life with the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) and the instrument of the Medical Outcomes Study SF-36 Health Survey (MOS SF-36), respectively, in patients undergoing hip anf knee joint replacement surgery and to compare the responsiveness of these two outcome measures 1 year after surgery. DESIGN One hundred and ninety-four patients with osteoarthritis (OA knee 108… CONTINUE READING
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