An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reducing Length of Stay in Joint Replacement Patients.

@article{McCannSpry2016AnIA,
  title={An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reducing Length of Stay in Joint Replacement Patients.},
  author={Lisa McCann-Spry and Joanne Pelton and Glenda A Grandy and Dawn Newell},
  journal={Orthopedic nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={279-98}
}
Demand for hip and knee arthroplasty in the United States is rising rapidly. This is creating considerable strain on healthcare systems' institutional resources and finances. To reduce this strain, Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, MI, developed a strategy to decrease length of stay for most primary hip and knee joint replacement patients. Four specific… CONTINUE READING