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Vol:5 Issue:1 Number:3 ISSN#:2564-2537
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Meta-Analysis
ACE Report #8258
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Early mobilization results in earlier discharge from hospital following THA or TKA surgery


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OrthoEvidence. Early mobilization results in earlier discharge from hospital following THA or TKA surgery. ACE Report. 2016;5(1):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/8258

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Early mobilization of patients who have had a hip or knee joint replacement reduces length of stay in hospital: a systematic review

Clin Rehabil. 2015 Sep;29(9):844-54

Contributing Authors: ML Guerra PJ Singh NF Taylor

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Synopsis

Five randomized controlled trials comparing early mobilization to delayed mobilization of patients after total hip arthroplasty (THA) or total knee arthroplasty (TKA) were included in this meta-analysis. The purpose of the study was to determine if early mobilization resulted in faster discharge from the hospital following surgery and to compare patient outcomes to delayed mobilization. The primar...

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