rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Inpatient rehab after knee surgery called out as costly

Patients with private health insurance might feel entitled to inpatient rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty but it offers no benefit over being discharged directly to home. An Australian study of 129 matched pairs of privately insured patients undergoing a primary, unilateral knee arthroplasty found no difference in patient-reported knee pain or function at three months ...

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