3 key aspects of a successful outpatient joint replacement program

Proactive office protocols can help provide a successful and safe experience for outpatient joint replacement, according to an abstract published in The Journal of Arthroplasty.

The key details to know:

1. A successful outpatient joint replacement program must include preoperative education, joint classes and follow-up by staff.

2. Those elements must go beyond standard procedure to provide safe outpatient discharges.

3. Enhanced and consistent protocols ensure safety for patients.

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