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1. The Efficacy and Safety of Inpatient Rehabilitation Compared With Home Discharge After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review

The Efficacy and Safety of Inpatient Rehabilitation Compared With Home Discharge After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review Total hip and knee arthroplasties (THKAs) are successful procedures in managing end-stage arthritis when nonoperative treatments fail. The immediate postoperative period is an important time for the body to recuperate and rehabilitate. Studies have shown that early intensive rehabilitation can enhance recovery. Rehabilitation can be provided (...) as inpatient rehabilitation (IR) or discharge with home rehabilitation. These options have been studied, but literature on the efficacy and safety of IR compared to home discharge is scarce, and evidence is not well established. This meta-analysis aims to compare the efficacy and safety of IR to home discharge with rehabilitation after THKA.A multidatabase search was performed according to PRISMA guidelines. Data from studies assessing the efficacy and safety of IR and home as discharge destinations after

2019 EvidenceUpdates

2. Assessment of Outcomes of Inpatient or Clinic-Based vs Home-Based Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Assessment of Outcomes of Inpatient or Clinic-Based vs Home-Based Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Recent publication of the largest trials to date investigating rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) necessitate an updated evidence review.To determine whether inpatient or clinic-based rehabilitation is associated with superior function and pain outcomes after TKA compared with any home-based program.MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL (...) , and PubMed were searched from inception to November 5, 2018. Search terms included knee arthroplasty, randomized controlled trial, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation.Published randomized clinical trials of adults who underwent primary unilateral TKA and commenced rehabilitation within 6 postoperative weeks in which those receiving postacute inpatient or clinic-based rehabilitation were compared with those receiving a home-based program.Two reviewers extracted data independently and assessed data quality

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2019 EvidenceUpdates

3. A systematic review of the effectiveness of rehabilitation strategies to treat people with persistent post-surgical pain following a total knee replacement

A systematic review of the effectiveness of rehabilitation strategies to treat people with persistent post-surgical pain following a total knee replacement Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content

2019 PROSPERO

4. Medium-Term Outcomes of Digital Versus Conventional Home-Based Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Prospective, Parallel-Group Feasibility Study. (PubMed)

Medium-Term Outcomes of Digital Versus Conventional Home-Based Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Prospective, Parallel-Group Feasibility Study. Physical rehabilitation is recommended after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). With the expected increase in TKA over the next few decades, it is important to find new ways of delivering cost-effective interventions. Technological interventions have been developed with this intent, but only preliminary evidence exists regarding their validity (...) , prospective, parallel-group, feasibility study including an 8-week active treatment stage and further assessments at 3 and 6 months post-TKA. Primary outcome was the Timed Up and Go score, and secondary outcomes were the Knee Osteoarthritis Outcome Scale (KOOS) score and knee range of motion.A total of 59 patients completed the study (30 in the digital intervention group and 29 in the conventional rehabilitation group) and follow-up assessments. During the active treatment stage, patients in the digital

2019 JMIR rehabilitation and assistive technologies Controlled trial quality: uncertain

5. Systematic Review of Three Electrical Stimulation Techniques for Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty

Systematic Review of Three Electrical Stimulation Techniques for Rehabilitation After Total Knee Arthroplasty The comparative effectiveness of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), and electroacupuncture (EA) for improving patient rehabilitation following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is controversial. Therefore we conducted this systematic review to assess the available evidence.The PubMed, OVID, and ScienceDirect databases were (...) effectively improve rehabilitation after TKA without triggering significant intolerance, and maximal benefits depend on optimized parameters and intervention protocols. EA may be an effective adjunct modality for analgesia after TKA.Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

2018 EvidenceUpdates

6. Early self-managed focal sensorimotor rehabilitative training enhances functional mobility and sensorimotor function in patients following total knee replacement: a controlled clinical trial

Early self-managed focal sensorimotor rehabilitative training enhances functional mobility and sensorimotor function in patients following total knee replacement: a controlled clinical trial To assess the effects of early self-managed focal sensorimotor training compared to functional exercise training after total knee replacement on functional mobility and sensorimotor function.A single-blind controlled clinical trial.University Hospital of Rion, Greece.A total of 52 participants following (...) for the experimental group over time were represented by a relative effect size range of 1.3-6.5.Overall, the magnitude of improvements in functional mobility and sensorimotor function endorses using focal sensorimotor training as an effective mode of rehabilitation following knee replacement.

2018 EvidenceUpdates

7. Effect of Inpatient Rehabilitation vs a Monitored Home-Based Program on Mobility in Patients With Total Knee Arthroplasty: The HIHO Randomized Clinical Trial. (PubMed)

Effect of Inpatient Rehabilitation vs a Monitored Home-Based Program on Mobility in Patients With Total Knee Arthroplasty: The HIHO Randomized Clinical Trial. Formal rehabilitation programs, including inpatient programs, are often assumed to optimize recovery among patients after undergoing total knee arthroplasty. However, these programs have not been compared with any outpatient or home-based programs.To determine whether 10 days of inpatient rehabilitation followed by a monitored home-based (...) women, and the cohort had a mean age, 66.9 years (SD, 8.4 years). There was no significant difference in the 6-minute walk test between the inpatient rehabilitation and either of the 2 home program groups (mean difference, -1.01; 95% CI, -25.56 to 23.55), nor in patient-reported pain and function (knee score mean difference, 2.06; 95% CI, -0.59 to 4.71), or quality of life (EQ-5D visual analog scale mean difference, 1.41; 95% CI, -6.42 to 3.60). The number of postdischarge complications

2017 JAMA Controlled trial quality: predicted high

8. Does the addition of a knee brace, restricting range of movement, provide improved outcomes compared to rehabilitation alone in meniscal repairs?

Does the addition of a knee brace, restricting range of movement, provide improved outcomes compared to rehabilitation alone in meniscal repairs? Getting Evidence into Clinical Practice: Musculoskeletal Research Facilitation Group (CAT Group) Date: March 2017 CAT Lead: Lisa Beadle Date CAT completed: March 2017 Lisa.Beadle@uhnm.nhs.uk Date CAT to be reviewed: March 2019 Specific Question: Does the addition of a knee brace, restricting range of movement, provide improved outcomes compared (...) to rehabilitation alone in meniscal repairs? Clinical bottom line There was one small randomised control trial to answer the question posed. As a result of this we are not able to argue in support or against the use of knee braces to restrict range of knee movement as part of the rehabilitation of meniscal repairs post- operatively. We shall therefore continue to follow the post-operative instructions given by each Orthopaedic surgeon in the medical notes for this group of patients. Why is this important

2017 Public Health England

9. The technique of delivery of peri-operative analgesia does not affect the rehabilitation or outcomes following total knee arthroplasty

The technique of delivery of peri-operative analgesia does not affect the rehabilitation or outcomes following total knee arthroplasty This non-blinded randomised controlled trial compared the effect of patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) versus local infiltration analgesia (LIA) within an established enhanced recovery programme on the attainment of discharge criteria and recovery one year after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). The hypothesis was that LIA would increase the proportion (...) = 0.33), mean length of stay (four days in each group, p = 0.540), day of first mobilisation (p = 0.013) or pain (p = 0.278). There was no difference in mean Oxford Knee Scores (41 points in each group, p = 0.915) or the rate of complications in the two groups.Both techniques provided adequate pain relief, enabled early mobilisation and accelerated rehabilitation and good patient-reported outcomes up to one year post-operatively. PCEA and LIA are associated with similar clinical outcomes following

2016 EvidenceUpdates

10. Functional outcomes after surgical management of articular cartilage lesions in the knee: a systematic literature review to guide postoperative rehabilitation (PubMed)

Functional outcomes after surgical management of articular cartilage lesions in the knee: a systematic literature review to guide postoperative rehabilitation Systematic literature review.To systematically review the literature relative to muscle performance, knee joint biomechanics, and performance-based functional outcomes following articular cartilage repair and restoration surgical procedures in the knee.Articular cartilage injuries are associated with functional limitations, poor quality (...) of life, and the potential for long-term disability. This review systematically evaluates evidence related to muscle performance, joint biomechanics, and performance-based functional outcomes following articular cartilage procedures, and discusses their implications for rehabilitation.The online databases of PubMed (MEDLINE), CINAHL, SPORTDiscus, and Scopus were searched (inception to September 2013). Studies pertaining to muscle performance, knee joint biomechanics, and performance-based measures

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2014 EvidenceUpdates

11. Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement

Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Ontario Health (...) Technology Advisory Committee. Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). OHTAC Recommendation. 2014 Authors' conclusions OHTAC recommends the health system support the move towards community-based physiotherapy after primary total knee or hip replacement and discharge from acute care. In regards to location of physiotherapy within the community, the health system should allow for flexibility, depending on the local care context

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

12. Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement

Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation. March 2014; pp. 1–9 Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee March 2014 Update on Physiotherapy Rehabilitation After Total Knee or Hip Replacement: OHTAC Recommendation. March 2014; pp. 1–9 Suggested Citation This report (...) should be cited as follows: Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC). Update on physiotherapy rehabilitation after total knee or hip replacement: OHTAC recommendation [Internet]. Toronto: Queen's Printer for Ontario; 2014 March. 9 p. Available from: http://www.hqontario.ca/evidence/publications-and-ohtac-recommendations/ontario-health- technology-assessment-series/physiotherapy-rehabilitation-after-total-knee-or-hip-replacement. Permission Requests All inquiries regarding permission

2014 Health Quality Ontario

13. Long-term outcomes and costs of an integrated rehabilitation program for chronic knee pain: a pragmatic, cluster randomized, controlled trial

Long-term outcomes and costs of an integrated rehabilitation program for chronic knee pain: a pragmatic, cluster randomized, controlled trial Long-term outcomes and costs of an integrated rehabilitation program for chronic knee pain: a pragmatic, cluster randomized, controlled trial Long-term outcomes and costs of an integrated rehabilitation program for chronic knee pain: a pragmatic, cluster randomized, controlled trial Hurley MV, Walsh NE, Mitchell H, Nicholas J, Patel A Record Status (...) This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study investigated the long-term cost-effectiveness of a rehabilitation programme, combining self-management with exercise, for patients with chronic knee pain. The authors concluded that the relatively brief

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2013 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

14. Intensity of Rehabilitation During the Acute Hospitalization Period After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty

Intensity of Rehabilitation During the Acute Hospitalization Period After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty Intensity of Rehabilitation During the Acute Hospitalization Period After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Rapid Review. November 2013; pp. 1–21 Intensity of Rehabilitation During the Acute Hospitalization Period After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Rapid Review M Nikitovic November 2013 Evidence Development and Standards Branch at Health Quality Ontario Intensity of Rehabilitation During the Acute (...) Hospitalization Period After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Rapid Review. November 2013; pp. 1–21 2 Suggested Citation This report should be cited as follows: Nikitovic M. Intensity of rehabilitation during the acute hospitalization period after hip or knee arthroplasty: a rapid review. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario; 2013 November. 21 p. Available from: http://www.hqontario.ca/evidence/publications-and-ohtac-recommendations/rapid-reviews. Permission Requests All inquiries regarding permission to reproduce any

2013 Health Quality Ontario

15. Intensity of Rehabilitation During the Acute Hospitalization Period After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Rapid Review

Intensity of Rehabilitation During the Acute Hospitalization Period After Hip or Knee Arthroplasty: A Rapid Review Intensity of rehabilitation during the acute hospitalization period after hip or knee arthroplasty: a rapid review Intensity of rehabilitation during the acute hospitalization period after hip or knee arthroplasty: a rapid review Nikitovic M Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality (...) of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Nikitovic M. Intensity of rehabilitation during the acute hospitalization period after hip or knee arthroplasty: a rapid review. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). Rapid Review. 2013 Authors' objectives The objective of this analysis was to assess the effectiveness of increased intensity of rehabilitation during the acute hospitalization period after primary hip arthroplasty and knee arthroplasty. Authors' conclusions Research Question 1

2013 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

16. Accelerated versus nonaccelerated rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective, randomized, double-blind investigation evaluating knee joint laxity using roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis (PubMed)

Accelerated versus nonaccelerated rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a prospective, randomized, double-blind investigation evaluating knee joint laxity using roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis The relationship between the biomechanical dose of rehabilitation exercises administered after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and the healing response of the graft and knee is not well understood.After ACL reconstruction, rehabilitation administered (...) with either accelerated or nonaccelerated programs produces the same change in the knees' 6 degrees of freedom, or envelope, laxity values.Randomized controlled trial; Level of evidence, 1.Patients who underwent ACL reconstruction with a bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft were randomized to rehabilitation with either accelerated (19 week) or nonaccelerated (32 week) programs. At the time of surgery, and then 3, 6, 12, and 24 months later, the 6 degrees of freedom knee laxity values were measured using

2012 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

17. Clinical effectiveness of knee rehabilitation techniques and implications for a self-care treatment model

Clinical effectiveness of knee rehabilitation techniques and implications for a self-care treatment model Clinical effectiveness of knee rehabilitation techniques and implications for a self-care treatment model Clinical effectiveness of knee rehabilitation techniques and implications for a self-care treatment model Button K, Iqbal AS, Letchford RH, van Deursen RW CRD summary This review of the effectiveness of knee rehabilitation interventions concluded that most of the existing evidence (...) focused on exercise and showed positive outcomes overall. The authors' conclusion reflects the evidence but may not be reliable due to some limitations in review methods. Authors' objectives To evaluate the clinical effectiveness of knee rehabilitation techniques categorised according to the International Classification of Functioning and Disability (ICF) domains in patients with knee conditions including osteoarthritis, patellofemoral joint pain, acute ligament injuries and postoperative

2012 DARE.

18. Does preoperative rehabilitation improve patient-based outcomes in persons who have undergone total knee arthroplasty? A systematic review

Does preoperative rehabilitation improve patient-based outcomes in persons who have undergone total knee arthroplasty? A systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2012 DARE.

19. Benefits of starting rehabilitation within 24 hours of primary total knee arthroplasty: randomized clinical trial (PubMed)

Benefits of starting rehabilitation within 24 hours of primary total knee arthroplasty: randomized clinical trial To compare the benefits of initiating rehabilitation treatment within 24 hours versus 48-72 hours after total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis.Experimental study with clinical trial design.Patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis were randomly assigned to experimental (n = 153) and control (n = 153) groups.Rehabilitation was started within 24 hours (...) ), greater joint range of motion in flexion (by 16.29 ± 11.39 degrees; P < 0.012) and extension (by 2.12 ± 3.19; P < 0.035), improved strength in quadriceps (by 0.98 ± 0.54; P < 0.042) and hamstring muscles (by 1.05 ± 0.72; P < 0.041), and higher scores for gait (P < 0.047) and balance (P < 0.045).Initiation of rehabilitation within 24 hours after total knee arthroplasty reduces the mean hospital stay and number of sessions required to achieve autonomy and normal gait and balance.

2011 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

20. Economic evaluation of multidisciplinary rehabilitation after primary total knee arthroplasty based on a randomized controlled trial (PubMed)

Economic evaluation of multidisciplinary rehabilitation after primary total knee arthroplasty based on a randomized controlled trial To conduct an economic evaluation of a multidisciplinary, biopsychosocial outpatient rehabilitation program implemented 2-4 months after total knee arthroplasty (TKA), compared with conventional orthopedic care.After surgery, 86 patients were randomized to a multidisciplinary rehabilitation group (n = 44) or a conventional orthopedic care group (n = 42). Alongside (...) the randomized controlled trial, we estimated the costs of rehabilitation, health care resource use, and community support. Information about resource use was collected by means of a questionnaire together with data from hospital records. The primary outcome (effectiveness) measure was change in self-reported functional capacity and the secondary measure was quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gained during the 12-month followup. Cost-effectiveness was assessed from between-group differences in costs, change

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2011 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain