Enhancement of the value of hip questionnaires by telephone follow-up evaluation.

  title={Enhancement of the value of hip questionnaires by telephone follow-up evaluation.},
  author={Brian J. McGrory and Andrew A Shinar and Andrew A. Freiberg and William H. Harris},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  volume={12 3},
Errors, omissions, false understanding, and contradictory answers can compromise the use of questionnaires to generate follow-up data. To assess the utility of and effort involved in adding routinely a telephone interview to clarify the questionnaire, a study of total hip arthroplasty patients was carried out. Thirty-six patients with 37 primary and 13 revision total hip arthroplasties filled out a standardized questionnaire (which asks a number of demographic questions as well as questions… CONTINUE READING

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