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Partial or total knee replacement? Identifying patients’ information needs on knee replacement surgery: a qualitative study to inform a decision aid

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For patients with end-stage knee osteoarthritis, joint replacement is a widely used and successful operation to help improve quality-of-life when non-operative measures have failed. For a significant proportion of patients there is a choice between a partial or total knee replacement. Decision aids can help people weigh up the need for and benefits of treatment against possible risks and side-effects. This study explored patients’ experiences of deciding to ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11136-019-02381-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Exeter College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1932-6516
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6069-978X
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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8109-1930
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Sub department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
Oxford college:
Balliol College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7406-1610
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Quality of Life Research Journal website
Volume:
29
Issue:
4
Pages:
999–1011
Place of publication:
Netherlands
Publication date:
2019-12-17
Acceptance date:
2019-11-29
DOI:
EISSN:
1573-2649
ISSN:
0962-9343
Pmid:
31848846
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1078613
Local pid:
pubs:1078613
Deposit date:
2020-02-24

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