Effect of Automated Post-op Text Messaging After Hip Arthroscopy
Automated Text-Messaging After Hip Arthroscopy: A Randomized-Controlled Trial of "Post-Op Buddy"Arthroscopy. 2022 May;38(5): 1488-1495.e5.
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One hundred and twenty-one patients undergoing a hip arthroscopy procedure were randomized to receive 90 days of automated text messages on post-operative instructions and general health guidance (n=57) or no added intervention (n=64). Outcomes of interest included pain and physical function on the Hip Disability Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (HOOS), patient compliance, and patient satisfaction wit...