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The problem of 'noise' in monitoring patient-based outcomes: generic, disease-specific and site-specific instruments for total hip replacement.

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OBJECTIVES: To compare the performance of three types of patient-based health status instrument--generic, disease-specific and site-specific--in assessing changes resulting from total hip replacement (THR). METHODS: A two-stage prospective study of patients undergoing surgery for THR involving an assessment at a pre-surgical clinic and a follow-up clinic at 6 months. 173 patients with a diagnosis of arthritis and being admitted for unilateral THR were recruited in the outpatient departments ...

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Fitzpatrick, R More by this author
Journal:
Journal of health services research and policy
Volume:
1
Issue:
4
Pages:
224-231
Publication date:
1996-10-05
EISSN:
1758-1060
ISSN:
1355-8196
URN:
uuid:db15de14-70a2-4ead-bd40-40ac367ed165
Source identifiers:
107288
Local pid:
pubs:107288

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