Fulfillment of patients' expectations for total hip arthroplasty.

@article{Mancuso2009FulfillmentOP,
  title={Fulfillment of patients' expectations for total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Carol A. Mancuso and Jennifer Jout and Eduardo A. Salvati and Thomas Peter Sculco},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2009},
  volume={91 9},
  pages={2073-8}
}
BACKGROUND Fulfillment of patient expectations is an important outcome of total hip arthroplasty. The objective of the present study was to determine the proportion of expectations that were fulfilled following total hip arthroplasty as well as how the fulfillment of expectations relates to patient and clinical characteristics. METHODS Preoperatively, patients completed the Hospital for Special Surgery Hip Replacement Expectations Survey, measuring physical and psychological expectations, and… CONTINUE READING

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