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A search for litterature about the effectiveness of early physiotherapy after hip arthroplasty

Key message

The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services (NOKC) was commissioned by Sykehuset Innlandet HF to do a systematic search for studies reporting on the effect of early (1 to 7 days postoperative) physiotherapy following hip arthroplasty.

  • Systematic searches were performed in MEDLINE, EMBASE, Amed, PEDro, OT-Seeker and the Cochrane Library (Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, CENTRAL, DARE, HTA)
  • A total of 966 references were identified
  • 43 references were considered relevant following screening of titles and abstract
  • 18 of the 43 references were systematic reviews
  • 25 of the 43 references were randomized controlled studies

    About this publication

  • Year: 2011
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  • ISBN (digital): 978-82-8121-442-2