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2022 Jul 07




Does resilience predict hospital length of stay after total knee arthroplasty? A prospective observational cohort study.


March MK, Harmer AR, Thomas B, Maitland A, Black D, Dennis S
Arthroplasty. 2022 Jul 07; 4(1):27.
PMID: 35794680.


Resilience, or the ability to bounce back from stress, is a key psychological factor that is associated with ongoing functional independence and higher quality of life in older adults in the context of chronic health conditions. Emerging research has explored resilience and patient-reported outcomes after TKA. Our primary aim was to explore the relationship between resilience and acute hospital length of stay after total knee arthroplasty (TKA).