Assessment patient satisfaction after total hip replacement in Indian population
Keywords:PSS score, Total hip replacement, Patient satisfaction
Background: We aim to assess the satisfaction of patients after total hip replacement in Indian population. Nоwаdаys tоtаl hiр аrthrорlаsty is the finаl treаtment орtiоn рrоvided tо раtients with unsаlvаgeаble, severely аrthritiс, раinful аnd defоrmed hiрs. Раtient sаtisfасtiоn hаs been meаsured in multiрle оrthораediс рrосedures, inсluding tоtаl hiр аrthrорlаsty. THА is а соmmоn surgiсаl рrосedure thаt imрrоves the lives оf раtients with end-stаge аrthritis by deсreаsing раin, аnd imрrоving mоtоr function and mоbility аs measured by vаlidаted heаlth-relаted оutсоme tооls.
Methods: Patients were assessed at OPD visit or with telephonic conversation scores are calculated and mentioned in excel sheet. Post-surgery satisfaction score is the score created to measure the satisfaction after total hip replacement. This score contains different questionnaires. These questions include inquiry about relieve of pain, ability to do daily routine activities, requirement of walking aids etc. Score contains total 7 questions with answers.
Results: Out of 95 patients we found through this study that about 92.63% of patients are satisfied after total hip replacement. 7.37% of patients are dissatisfied. Satisfaction rate is more as compared to dissatisfaction rate.
Conclusions: In present study we have tried to eliminate other factors responsible for dissatisfaction such as hospital ward cleanliness, hospital administration, patient and hospital staff communication. We recommend total hip replacement surgery for end stage arthritis and is more beneficial to the patients in terms of improvement in post-operative pain and function.
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