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The use of standard operating procedures in day case anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.

Abstract:

The current rate of day-case anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) in the UK remains low. Although specialised care pathways with standard operating procedures (SOPs) have been effective in reducing length of stay following some surgical procedures, this has not been previously reported for ACLR. We evaluate the effectiveness of SOPs for establishing day-case ACLR in a specialist unit. Fifty patients undergoing ACLR between May and September 2010 were studied prospectively ("study ...

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10.1016/j.knee.2011.04.008

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Journal:
The Knee
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
464-468
Publication date:
2012-08-05
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EISSN:
1873-5800
ISSN:
0968-0160
URN:
uuid:290216a2-c77b-42a4-b656-29609baaac20
Source identifiers:
373706
Local pid:
pubs:373706

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