Reliability of patient-reported complications following hip or knee arthroplasty procedures.

Affiliation

South Western Sydney Clinical School, UNSW Sydney, Level 2, Clinical Building, Liverpool Hospital, Cnr Elizabeth and Goulburn Sts, Liverpool NSW, 2170, Australia. [Email]

Abstract

Patient reported outcomes are increasingly used to assess the success of surgical procedures. Patient reported complications are often included as an outcome. However, these data must be validated to be accurate and useful in clinical practice.

Keywords

Complications,Hip arthroplasty,Joint replacement registry,Knee arthroplasty,Patient-reported outcome measures,Validation study,