Preoperative predictors of returning to work following primary total knee arthroplasty.

@article{Styron2011PreoperativePO,
  title={Preoperative predictors of returning to work following primary total knee arthroplasty.},
  author={Joseph F Styron and Wael K. Barsoum and Kathleen A. Smyth and Mendel E Singer},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={2-10}
}
BACKGROUND There is little in the literature to guide clinicians in advising patients regarding their return to work following a primary total knee arthroplasty. In this study, we aimed to identify which factors are important in estimating a patient's time to return to work following primary total knee arthroplasty, how long patients can anticipate being off from work, and the types of jobs to which patients are able to return following primary total knee arthroplasty. METHODS A prospective… CONTINUE READING

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