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Table 12 The Wesley Hospital Enhanced Recovery Pathway (ERP) discharge criteria for THA and TKA

From: Patient and surgical prognostic factors for inpatient functional recovery following THA and TKA: a prospective cohort study

Allied health Independent with transfers in/out of bed and chair
Walking independently with aid
Able to negotiate stairs (with supervision, if needed)
Equipment and follow-up physiotherapy organised
Nursing Showering
Toileting (bowels opened)
Pain adequately controlled
Wound and dressings reviewed (as appropriate)
Discharge Planning (e.g. services organised if applicable, support person contacted)
Patient Accepting of discharge plan
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