Inpatient Rehab After Knee Surgery – a Rort?

Dr Linda Calabresi

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Dr Linda Calabresi

GP; Medical Editor, Healthed

Dr Linda Calabresi

Why are Australians having rehabilitation as an inpatient after their total knee replacements rather than as an outpatient at a rate higher than any other country in the world?

And why are our rates of inpatient rehabilitation as opposed to community or home-based rehab increasing?

That’s what researchers were investigating in a study just published in the MJA.

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