TITLE

Initiating a Multisubspecialty Orthopaedic Outcomes Program and Utilizing the Data to Guide Practice

AUTHOR(S)
Colwell Jr., Clifford W.; Pulido, Pamela A.; Hardwick, Mary E.; Sandwell, Julie C.; Rosen, Adam S.; Copp, Steven N.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2009 Supplement 6, Vol. 91-A, p134
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that describes the planning, development, implementation, and utilization of comprehensive orthopedic outcomes program. A step-by-step guide and methods for analyzing and reporting data are provided for the initiation of an outcomes program. Moreover, outcomes data can be used to identify trends and to track success rate of operative and non-operative procedures, standard guides of practice, and data dissemination, presentation, and publication.
ACCESSION #
45355100

 

Related Articles

  • Weight Patterns Before and After Total Joint Arthroplasty and Characteristics Associated with Weight Change. Inacio, Maria C. S.; Silverstein, Donna Kritz; Raman, Rema; Macera, Caroline A.; Nichols, Jeanne F.; Shaffer, Richard A.; Fithian, Donald // Permanente Journal;Winter2014, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p25 

    Context: Although prevalence of obesity and incidence of total joint arthroplasty (TJA) have dramatically increased over the last two decades in the US, little is known of the preoperative and postoperative weight patterns of patients undergoing TJA. Objective: To describe the preoperative and...

  • Use of the harmonic system in total hip arthroplasty: a prospective, comparative, observational study. Tomáš, Tomáš; Janíček, Pavel; Nachtnebl, Luboš; Ondrůšek, ŠtĘpán; Kunovský, Radek // Hip International;Jul-Sep2010, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p314 

    We compared technical issues, postoperative outcomes and surgical complications of total hip arthroplasty when using the harmonic scalpel (HS) when compared with conventional techniques (CT) in a prospective, comparative observational study. Thirty patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty were...

  • Factors and Consequences of Waiting Times for Total Hip Arthroplasty. Vergara, Itziar; Bilbao, Amaia; Gonzalez, Nerea; Escobar, Antonio; Quintana, José M. // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;May2011, Vol. 469 Issue 5, p1413 

    Background : Various priority criteria for waiting lists for THA have been proposed. These criteria, however, are not typically included in clinical practice, resulting in unclear management procedures. Further, the clinical effects of waiting times on subsequent pain control or function are...

  • Bosworth hip shelf arthroplasty in adult dysplastic hips: ten to twenty three year results. Bartoníček, Jan; Vávra, Jaroslav; Chochola, Antonín // International Orthopaedics;Dec2012, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p2425 

    Purpose: Hip shelf arthroplasty is currently considered to be a salvage procedure. The aim of the study is to present outcomes of Bosworth hip shelf arthroplasty in adolescent dysplastic hips with a minimum ten-year follow-up. Methods: The basic group comprised 25 hips in 18 patients with the...

  • High Survivorship With a Titanium-encased Alumina Ceramic Bearing for Total Hip Arthroplasty. D'Antonio, James; Capello, William; Naughton, Marybeth // Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research;Feb2014, Vol. 472 Issue 2, p611 

    Background: Although ceramic-on-ceramic bearings for total hip arthroplasty (THA) show promising results in terms of bearing-surface wear, fracture of the bearing, insertional chips, and squeaking remain a concern. Questions/purposes: Our primary objective of this report was to determine overall...

  • Surgical approach in primary total hip arthroplasty: anatomy, technique and clinical outcomes. Petis, Stephen; Howard, James L.; Lanting, Brent L.; Vasarhelyi, Edward M. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Apr2015, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p128 

    Total hip arthroplasty (THA) has revolutionized the treatment of hip arthritis. A number of surgical approaches to the hip joint exist, each with unique advantages and disadvantages. The most commonly used approaches include the direct anterior, direct lateral and posterior approaches. A number...

  • A Randomized and Observer Blinded Comparison of Continuous Femoral Block and Fascia Iliaca Compartment Block in Hip Replacement Surgery. Möller, Thorsten; Benthaus, Sabine; Huber, Maria; Bentrup, Ingrid; Schofer, Markus; Eberhart, Leopold; Wulf, Hinnerk; Morin, Astrid // Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research;Special2012, Vol. 3 Issue S, Special section p1 

    Background: Techniques, analgesic effects and functional outcome of continuous femoral nerve and fascia iliaca compartment blocks were compared in patients undergoing hip replacement surgery. Methods: 80 patients were enroled in this randomized and observer-blinded study. 40 patients received a...

  • Short-term revision risk similar for uncemented large-head, cemented THA. Craven, Jeff // Orthopaedics Today Europe;2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p1 

    The article discusses a study on the relative risk of revision found among 8,059 cementless total hip arthroplasty (THA) procedures performed with large-diameter head metal-on-metal prostheses.

  • Curvature of modified straight stem allows implantation in narrow femoral cavities. Blisard, Renee // Orthopaedics Today Europe;2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p14 

    The article discusses a study led by Steffen Kohler and presented at the Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie's (SICOT) XXV Triennial World Congress, which showed that total hip arthroplasties performed with a modified straight cementless proximal hip...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics