A controlled evaluation of continuous passive motion in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty.

@article{McInnes1992ACE,
  title={A controlled evaluation of continuous passive motion in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={John McInnes and Martin G. Larson and Lawren Daltroy and Tessa Brown and Anne H. Fossel and Holley M. Eaton and B. Shulman-Kirwan and Sally Steindorf and Robert Poss and Matthew H. Liang},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1992},
  volume={268 11},
  pages={
          1423-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of continuous passive motion (CPM) in the postoperative management of patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty. DESIGN A randomized controlled single-blind trial of CPM plus standardized rehabilitation vs standard rehabilitation alone. SETTING A referral hospital for arthritis and musculoskeletal care. PATIENTS Consecutive patients with end-stage osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty who had at least 90… CONTINUE READING

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