Congratulations to Dr Mona Sawhney, recipient of the Women's Giving Circle Grant!
Dr. Mona Sawhney was awarded funds from the Health Sciences Internal Grants competition, Women’s Giving Circle for her study entitled ‘Does Pain Predict Recovery following Short-Stay Total Hip Arthroplasty or Total Knee Arthroplasty. Mona will be working with Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof on this study.
With earlier discharge to home, it is unclear how patients who undergo hip or knee arthroplasty are progressing with their rehabilitation goals. It is also unclear if they are experiencing pain, fatigue, depression or other adverse symptoms and how they are managing these.
This study examines pain, functional outcomes associated with recovery, fatigue and depression, and health care utilization after discharge from hospital in patients who undergo hip or knee arthroplasty for the treatment of osteoarthritis.