Documentation in orthopaedic surgery - do integrated care pathways work?

Abstract

Integrated care pathways (ICPs) are being widely adopted in orthopaedic surgery. This study compares the quality of medical notation in an ICP with traditional record keeping. During a 3-month period, 53 total hip replacements (ICP notation) and 30 total knee replacements (traditional notation) were performed. The records of each patient were scrutinised… (More)

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@article{Crawford2003DocumentationIO, title={Documentation in orthopaedic surgery - do integrated care pathways work?}, author={John R. Crawford and Michael Shanahan}, journal={Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England}, year={2003}, volume={85 3}, pages={197-9} }