Hip and knee replacement - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 82-003-X20020016344


This article examines the substantial increase in the numbers and rates of hip and knee replacements among seniors between 1981-82 and 1998-99, while also looking at the decline in the length of stay for both procedures. This increase in joint replacement surgery was evident for both sexes and in all senior age groups, although rates were consistently higher for women.

Issue Number: 2002001
Author(s): Millar, Wayne J.

Main Product: Health Reports

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PDFOctober 3, 2002