Document Detail

Assessing the expected outcomes of orthopedic surgical care for children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8905859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A sample of 175 parents of children treated operatively for orthopedic problems were interviewed before surgery to ascertain their expectations with regard to specific functional changes postoperatively. They were interviewed about changes from 6 to 12 months after surgery. Medical records of a sample of this group were reviewed for any notes about functional status. Of this group, 54% said a specific function named preoperatively was "much better." Only a third of the parents from Mexico understood the nature of the procedure performed 6 to 12 months postoperatively, and only 40% of medical records contained notes about functional status pre- or postoperatively.
C E Lewis; J Shaperman
Related Documents :
23196069 - Long-term skeletal and profile stability after surgical-orthodontic treatment of class ...
12780909 - Quality of life before and after proctocolectomy and ipaa in patients with ulcerative p...
24182579 - Effect of micro-osteoperforations on the rate of tooth movement.
22945709 - An evaluation of the effectiveness and predictability of transpositional flap vs connec...
671079 - Assessment of the effects of cinglulate gyrus lesions by neuropsychological techniques.
23714589 - Impact of pulmonary hypertension on mortality after operation for isolated aortic valve...
23361469 - Proseal™ lma increases safe apnea period in morbidly obese patients undergoing surger...
16797429 - Similar recovery from bispectral index-titrated isoflurane and sevoflurane anesthesia a...
9441769 - A prospective controlled trial of early postoperative oral intake following major abdom...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopedics     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0147-7447     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthopedics     Publication Date:  1996 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-02-12     Completed Date:  1997-02-12     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806107     Medline TA:  Orthopedics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  865-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of California at Los Angeles, Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 90024-1772, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)*
Patient Satisfaction
Physician-Patient Relations
Pilot Projects

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Percutaneous vs modified phemister epiphysiodesis of the lower extremity.
Next Document:  Vascularized fibular grafting compared with core decompression in the treatment of femoral head oste...