High independence level in functional activities reduces hospital stay after total hip arthroplasty regardless of pain intensity


Tugay N., Akarcali I., Kaya D., Tugay B., Atilla B., TOKGÖZOĞLU A. M.

SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.25, no.10, pp.1382-1387, 2004 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Journal Name: SAUDI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1382-1387

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between independence level in functional activities and pain, and length of hospital stay in the early postoperative period in patients with total hip arthroplasty (THA).