MATTHEW H. LIANG, M.D.; KAREN E. CULLEN, M.Ed.; ROBERT POSS, M.D.
Total joint replacement surgery has revolutionized the management of chronic arthritis. Careful patient selection, medical follow-up, patient education, and rehabilitation management produce the best results. The indications, contraindications, and results of total knee and hip replacement are reviewed.
LIANG MH, CULLEN KE, POSS R. Primary Total Hip or Knee Replacement: Evaluation of Patients. Ann Intern Med. ;97:735–739. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-97-5-735
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;97(5):735-739.
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