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Should follow-up of patients with arthroplasties be carried out by general practitioners?

Haddad, FS; Ashby, E; Konangamparambath, S; (2007) Should follow-up of patients with arthroplasties be carried out by general practitioners? J BONE JOINT SURG BR , 89B (9) 1133 - 1134. 10.1302/0301-620X.89B9.

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Abstract

Due to economic constraints, it has been suggested that joint replacement patients can be followed up in primary care. There are clinical, ethical and academic reasons why we must ensure that our joint replacements are appropriately clinically and radiologically followed up to minimise complications. This Editorial discusses this.

Type:Article
Title:Should follow-up of patients with arthroplasties be carried out by general practitioners?
DOI:10.1302/0301-620X.89B9
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Surgery and Interventional Science (Division of)

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