Consequences for preoperative pain and function when postponing elective knee and hip arthroplasty

CONCLUSIONS: Pre-operatively, patients worried about experiencing an altered treatment outcome due to postponed surgery and felt that their condition had deteriorated during the waiting period although this was not reflected in patient-reported outcome measures.FUNDING: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.TRIAL REGISTRATION: not relevant.PMID:35670426
Source: Danish Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Authors: Source Type: research