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    The efficacy of psychosocial factors in predicting pain and functional outcomes following knee replacement surgery


    Jefferies, Philip and Coffey, Laura and Gallagher, Pamela (2012) The efficacy of psychosocial factors in predicting pain and functional outcomes following knee replacement surgery. Evidence-Based Nursing, 15. pp. 92-93. ISSN 1468-9618

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    Abstract

    Approximately a quarter of individuals who undergo knee replacement exhibit little or no improvement after surgery, or are unsatisfied with their outcome, despite having no apparent clinical or technical issues. Psychosocial factors may act as barriers to successful rehabilitation in this patient group.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Commentary on: Lopez-Olivo MA, Landon GC, Siff SJ, et al. Psychosocial determinants of outcomes in knee replacement. Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70:1775–81.
    Keywords: psychosocial factors; predicting pain; functional outcomes; knee replacement surgery;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
    Item ID: 7014
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1136/ebnurs-2012-100563
    Depositing User: Laura Coffey
    Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2016 15:14
    Journal or Publication Title: Evidence-Based Nursing
    Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group
    Refereed: Yes
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