Researchers find that patients discharged home after hip or knee arthroplasty recover as well and sometimes better than inpatient rehabilitation.
Research shows no significant difference for total knee arthroplasty outcomes after inpatient vs home-based rehabilitation.
Patients who made informed treatment decisions show significant increase in quality of life after orthopedic surgery.
Researchers reviewed medical records from >20,000 patients who underwent total knee and hip replacements to examine SSRI use, surgery complications, revisions, and associated mortality.
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Research letter examines statistics from a single private insurance plan from 2011 to 2015.
Research comes from meta-analysis of 25 population-based studies on 5 major forms of arthritis.
Randomized trial evaluates improvements in pain and function using internet-based in-home exercise and pain-coping skills training.
The regulator expects a decision on the new drug application by early autumn.
Study followed patients with knee osteoarthritis for 6 months to evaluate improvement in joint pain.