Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research ®

A Publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons ®

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Articles

Editorial Comment: 2016 Musculoskeletal Infection Society Proceedings

Charalampos G. Zalavras MD, PhD, Bryan D. Springer MD
25th April 2017, Symposium: 2016 Musculoskeletal Infection Society Proceedings

What Demographic and Clinical Characteristics Correlate With Expectations With Trapeziometacarpal Arthritis?

Lana Kang MD, MSc, Joseph Nguyen MPH, Sohaib Z. Hashmi MD, Steve K. Lee MD, Andrew J. Weiland MD, Carol A. Mancuso MD
19th April 2017, Clinical Research

Pretreatment variables have been shown to be associated with the fulfillment of patient expectations, yet in treating thumb trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis (OA) it remains unclear how patient expectations correlate with the effectiveness of treatment. An increased understanding of the variables that affect patient expectations enables tailored patient education and patient-provider communication.