The Kaiser Permanente National Total Joint Replacement Registry (TJRR)


Subject:
Medical Treatments & Devices , Joint Replacement

Description:
2007 article about the TJRR, "a national level database designed as a postmarket surveillance system for elective total hip and knee replacement. ... [It] has provided a mechanism for recalls, identified patients at risk for early revisions and changed practice by providing feedback to physicians." Describes data collection methods and sources, volume and participation, results, and changes in clinical best practices as part of the dynamic feedback mechanism. From the Permanente Journal, Kaiser Permanente.

Publisher:
The Permanente Journal, Kaiser Permanente

Language:
English

Source:
http://xnet.kp.org/permanentejournal/sum08/joint-replacement.html


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