To determine waiting times for an initial orthopedic consultation and subsequent knee replacement surgery in Ontario and patients'acceptance of these waiting times.
Mailed patient survey to 185 randomly selected knee replacement recipients discharged from 5 Ontario hospitals between 1985 and 1990, with telephone followup after 2 mailings, implemented between May and July, 1992.
Patients were asked about waiting times for their initial orthopedic consultation and subsequent knee replacement surgery and their acceptance of these waiting times.
Mots-clés Pascal : Prothèse, Genou, Chirurgie orthopédique, Homme, Temps attente, Acceptation, Enquête opinion, Système santé, Etude statistique, Ontario, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Prosthesis, Knee, Orthopedic surgery, Human, Waiting time, Acceptance, Opinion inquiry, Health system, Statistical study, Ontario, Canada, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0017282
Code Inist : 002B25I. Création : 09/06/1995.