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ACE Report #10438
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

eLearning tool not associated with increase in met patient expectations in total knee arthroplasty

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Effect of an e-Learning Tool on Expectations and Satisfaction Following Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jul;33(7):2153-2158. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2018.02.040

Contributing Authors: SJ MacDonald DM Bryant BM Chesworth SE Culliton KM Hibbert

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416 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to patient education through either an electronic learning (eLearning), online resource or usual care with a book. Primary outcomes included the rate of patient expectations met and the rate of patient satisfaction after 1 year. Results demonstrated no significant differences between groups in either of the primary outcome measures...

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