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Digital intervention for self-management following total knee replacement surgery: a pilot study

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Sadiq Sani

Project Description

Total knee replacement (TKR) surgery is a common procedure and is on the increase. While TKR surgery is considered to be cost-effective and improves quality of life, pain and function for patients, there is a need to identify effective post-operative management approaches to maximise long term benefits. This project will aim to augment post-operative physiotherapy with digital health technology to support self-management during the rehabilitation period after TKR.

We will refine a mobile phone app for use in TKR rehabilitation working with patients.

Project Acronym Self management app for TKR
Status Project Complete
Funder(s) NHS Grampian Endowment Fund
Value £11,844.00
Project Dates Apr 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2020

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