Outcome measures for orthopaedic interventions on the hip

Ashby, E., Grocott, M.P.W. and Haddad, F.S. (2008) Outcome measures for orthopaedic interventions on the hip Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, British Volume, 90, (5), pp. 545-549. (doi:10.1302/0301-620X.90B5.19746). (PMID:18450615).


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Orthopaedic outcome measures are used to evaluate the effect of operative interventions. They are used for audit and research. Knowledge of these measures is becoming increasingly important with league tables comparing surgeons and hospitals being made accessible to the profession and the general public. Several types of tool are available to describe outcome after hip surgery such as generic quality-of-life questionnaires, disease-specific quality-of-life questionnaires, hip-specific outcome measures and general short-term clinical measures. We provide an overview of the outcome measures commonly used to evaluate hip interventions

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1302/0301-620X.90B5.19746
ISSNs: 0021-9355 (print)
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Organisations: Human Development & Health
ePrint ID: 348936
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May 2008Published
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2013 15:11
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2017 16:40
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/348936

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