The effect of peri-operative analgesia technique on outcomes following total knee arthroplasty.

The effect of peri-operative analgesia technique on outcomes following total knee arthroplasty. McDonald DA, Deakin AH, Ellis BM, Robb Y, Howe TE, Kinninmonth AW, Scott NB. The technique of delivery of peri-operative analgesia does not affect the rehabilitation or outcomes following total knee arthroplasty. Bone Joint J. 2016 Sep;98-B(9):1189-96. What is already known: The introduction […]

Improving resource utilisation and outcomes after total knee arthroplasty through technology-enabled patient engagement.

Improving resource utilisation and outcomes after total knee arthroplasty through technology-enabled patient engagement. Higgins et al. Improving resource utilisation and outcomes after total knee arthroplasty through technology-enabled patient engagement. Knee. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0968-0160(19)30232-7.  What is already known: Pre-operative preparation of the patient is a vital aspect of a successful ERAS pathway with education […]

Impact of a national enhanced recovery after surgery programme on patient outcomes of primary total knee replacement: an interrupted time series analysis from “The National Joint Registry of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man”

Impact of a national enhanced recovery after surgery programme on patient outcomes of primary total knee replacement: an interrupted time series analysis from “The National Joint Registry of England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man” Garriga C et al. Impact of a national enhanced recovery after surgery programme on patient outcomes of primary […]

Enhanced recovery programme reduces opiate consumption in hip hemiarthroplasty.

Enhanced recovery programme reduces opiate consumption in hip hemiarthroplasty. Talboys R, Mak M, Modi N, Fanous N, Cutts S. Enhanced recovery programme reduces opiate consumption in hip hemiarthroplasty. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2016 Feb;26(2):177-81. What is already known: This is an interesting paper as it looks at the introduction of an ERAS program for fractured neck […]

Professor Tom Wainwright (UK)

Tom Wainwright is Associate Professor in Orthopaedics and Deputy Head of the Orthopaedic Research Institute at Bournemouth University. He is a physiotherapist, clinical academic, and quality improvement specialist internationally recognised for his work on Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) protocols within orthopaedics. Tom graduated as a physiotherapist from Coventry University with a first class degree and […]