Priority 15 from the Revision Knee Replacement PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the best ways to manage patients’ unmet expectations and dissatisfaction with problem knee replacements and/or revision surgery?  (JLA PSP Priority 15)
Overall ranking 15
JLA question ID 0093/15
Explanatory note Some patients feel their expectations are not met following knee replacement due to ongoing / further problems. How can this be addressed? This might include interventions before or after surgery  to set realistic expectations and educate patients and professionals. 

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Health Research Classification System category Musculoskeletal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples what should patients expcect from their surgery? ~ would optimising and recording patient expections before revising replacement help with outcomes after treatment ~ How can we improve information about the long-term recovery prospects? For example, when swelling should be expected to abate? ~ How can we make patients realize that the outcome of rehabilitation depends on them as well?
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PSP information
PSP unique ID 0093
PSP name Revision Knee Replacement
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 32  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 21 May 2019