Arthritis Rheumatol 2021 Apr 12. Epub 2021 Apr 12.
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada.
First, the authors question our selection of the exposure measure - patients' pre-operative expectations for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) surgery. In brief, we assessed TKA expectations using the HSS TKA Expectations Questionnaire . For each of 17 TKA outcomes, participants are asked, "How important are these expectations in the treatment of your knee arthritis?" (5-point Likert scale from 'very important' to 'I do not expect this' or 'this does not apply to me'). Read More