Health-related quality of life (EQ-5D) before and after orthopedic surgery

  title={Health-related quality of life (EQ-5D) before and after orthopedic surgery},
  author={K Fredrik Jansson and Fredrik N Granath},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Population data on mortality and life expectancy are generally available for most countries. However, no longitudinal data based on the health-related quality of life outcome from the EQ-5D instrument have been reported for orthopedic patients. We assessed the effect of orthopedic surgery as measured by EQ-5D. METHODS We analyzed EQ-5D data from 2,444 patients who were operated at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Karolinska University Hospital, 2001-2005. We also… CONTINUE READING

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