Total knee replacement. A guideline to reduce postoperative length of stay.


In a retrospective study in an academic, acute-care community hospital, we studied the possible safety and effectiveness of a practice guideline recommending early discharge from the hospital for patients having uncomplicated total knee replacement. Of 206 patients receiving knee replacements, 162 (79%) were classified by the guideline as being at low risk… (More)


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