The Total Joint Arthroplasty and Outcome Measures (TJAOM) toolkit received the 2016 Arthritis Health Professions Association’s Clinical Innovations Award.
The TJAOM Knowledge Translation Task Force (Dr. Marie Westby, Ronda Field, Maureen Duggan, Dolores Langford, Robyn Laytham, Steven Longstaff, Phil Sweeney, Lauren Welch, Alison Hoens) is pleased to share with you the TJAOM toolkit.
The purpose of the toolkit is to provide clinicians with outcome measures appropriate for use along the continuum of care for patients before and after total joint arthroplasty.
Summaries of outcome measures:
Outcome Measurement Glossary_Revised
This glossary contains definition of the terms and abbreviations used in the summaries of outcome measures below.
Discharge letter template and appendices
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TJAOM Online Learning Modules are now available
The TJAOM online learning modules provide the key points (with videos) about 12 patient-reported and performance-based outcome measures recommended for patients with total joint arthroplasty.
In order to access these modules please follow this link (http://goo.gl/forms/paj0MBZbZx) and fill in the requested details. An account that provides unlimited free access will be created for you within seven (7) days.
Other supporting resources
Survey results have been published in Physiotherapy Canada:
McAuley C, Westby MD, Hoens A, Troughton D, Field R, Duggan M, Reid WD. A survey of Physiotherapists’ experience using outcome measures in total hip and knee. Physiotherapy Canada. 2014. Physiotherapy Canada.2014. 66(3). 274-285