Does a Patient-centered Educational Intervention Affect African-American Access to Knee Replacement? A Randomized Trial.
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Sch Med
Univ Arizona, Arthrit Ctr
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CitationDoes a Patient-centered Educational Intervention Affect African-American Access to Knee Replacement? A Randomized Trial. 2016, 474 (8):1755-64 Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res.
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AbstractA TKA is the most effective and cost-effective surgical option for moderate to severe osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Yet, black patients are less willing to undergo knee replacement surgery than white patients. Decision aids help people understand treatment options and consider the personal importance of possible benefits and harms of treatments, including TKA.
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VersionFinal accepted manuscript
SponsorsNIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Skin Diseases [1-RO1-AR-054474-5, K24AR055259]