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The value of short and simple measures to assess outcomes for patients of total hip replacement surgery.

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OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the performance of a patient assessed outcome measure, the Oxford Hip Score, in a national study of primary hip replacement surgery. DESIGN: A survey of patients' health status before undergoing primary hip replacement surgery and three months and one year after surgery. SETTING: 143 hospitals in three NHS English regions. PATIENTS: 7151 patients admitted for primary total hip replacement surgery over a period of 13 months from September 1996. MAIN MEASURES: For patien...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/qhc.9.3.146

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Quality in health care : QHC
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
146-150
Publication date:
2000-09-05
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ISSN:
0963-8172
URN:
uuid:25516f30-a7a8-43aa-a4ae-9ce5f06968f6
Source identifiers:
62387
Local pid:
pubs:62387

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