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Informed Decision Tools Largely Reduce Ortho Joint Surgeries



Doctors whose patients used decision tools prior to certain knee and hip surgeries saw a large downward shift in rates of surgery and costs of care, says the principal investigator of a study of the tools' impact.



1 comments on "Informed Decision Tools Largely Reduce Ortho Joint Surgeries"
Knee replacement (9/7/2012 at 11:04 PM)

Preoperative decision making process greatly enhances the surgical outcome and also increases patient expectation and satisfaction from surgery.