Stair negotiation as a rehabilitation intervention for enhancing recovery following total hip and knee replacement surgery

Authors: Gavin, J., Immins, T. and Wainwright, T.W.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/24904/

http://www.orthopaedictraumanursing.com/article/S1878-1241(16)30088-0/abstract

Journal: International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Volume: In press

Issue: In press

ISSN: 1873-4839

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijotn.2016.10.001

Abstract Background - Total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacements (TKR) are common orthopaedic procedures. However, an optimal programme for post-operative rehabilitation has yet to be established. Stair negotiation is a challenging, habitual task, regularly used as a post-operative functional outcome measure; yet as a physical rehabilitation intervention it appears to be rarely used.

Aim - The review purpose was to investigate the effectiveness of stair climbing as a rehabilitation intervention for THR and TKR patients.

Methods - MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched. The systematic review targeted studies using stair negotiation as a rehabilitation intervention. Randomised and non-randomised controlled trials, pilot studies, and case studies were included; systematic reviews and meta-analyses were excluded.

Results - Of 650 articles identified, ten studies were eligible for review. A predefined data table to extract information from selected studies was used. Of the ten identified reports, two prehabilitation and eight rehabilitation studies included stair negotiation exercises as part of multi-modal physical interventions. Outcome measures were classified as: functional self-reported, perceptual, psychological and those relating to quality of life.

Conclusion - Studies were methodologically heterogeneous and typically lacked adequate control groups. It was not possible to determine the impact of stair negotiation exercise on the positive outcomes of interventions. Stair negotiation warrants further investigation as a rehabilitation activity.

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Authors: Gavin, J.P., Immins, T. and Wainwright, T.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/24904/

Journal: Int J Orthop Trauma Nurs

Volume: 25

Pages: 3-10

eISSN: 1878-1292

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijotn.2016.10.001

BACKGROUND: Total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) are common orthopaedic procedures. However, an optimal programme for post-operative rehabilitation has yet to be established. Stair negotiation is a challenging, habitual task, regularly used as a post-operative functional outcome measure; yet as a physical rehabilitation intervention it appears to be rarely used. AIM: The review purpose was to investigate the effectiveness of stair climbing as a rehabilitation intervention for THR and TKR patients. METHODS: MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched. The systematic review targeted studies using stair negotiation as a rehabilitation intervention. Randomised and non-randomised controlled trials, pilot studies, and case studies were included; systematic reviews and meta-analyses were excluded. RESULTS: Of 650 articles identified, ten studies were eligible for review. A predefined data table to extract information from selected studies was used. Of the ten identified reports, two prehabilitation and eight rehabilitation studies included stair negotiation exercises as part of multi-modal physical interventions. Outcome measures were classified as: functional self-reported, perceptual, psychological and those relating to quality of life. CONCLUSION: Studies were methodologically heterogeneous and typically lacked adequate control groups. It was not possible to determine the impact of stair negotiation exercise on the positive outcomes of interventions. Stair negotiation warrants further investigation as a rehabilitation activity.

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Authors: Gavin, J.P., Immins, T. and Wainwright, T.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/24904/

Journal: International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Volume: 25

Pages: 3-10

ISSN: 1878-1241

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijotn.2016.10.001

© 2016 Background Total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) are common orthopaedic procedures. However, an optimal programme for post-operative rehabilitation has yet to be established. Stair negotiation is a challenging, habitual task, regularly used as a post-operative functional outcome measure; yet as a physical rehabilitation intervention it appears to be rarely used. Aim The review purpose was to investigate the effectiveness of stair climbing as a rehabilitation intervention for THR and TKR patients. Methods MEDLINE, PsycINFO, Science Citation Index, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched. The systematic review targeted studies using stair negotiation as a rehabilitation intervention. Randomised and non-randomised controlled trials, pilot studies, and case studies were included; systematic reviews and meta-analyses were excluded. Results Of 650 articles identified, ten studies were eligible for review. A predefined data table to extract information from selected studies was used. Of the ten identified reports, two prehabilitation and eight rehabilitation studies included stair negotiation exercises as part of multi-modal physical interventions. Outcome measures were classified as: functional self-reported, perceptual, psychological and those relating to quality of life. Conclusion Studies were methodologically heterogeneous and typically lacked adequate control groups. It was not possible to determine the impact of stair negotiation exercise on the positive outcomes of interventions. Stair negotiation warrants further investigation as a rehabilitation activity.

This source preferred by Tom Wainwright, Tikki Immins and James Gavin

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Authors: Gavin, J.P., Immins, T. and Wainwright, T.

http://eprints.bournemouth.ac.uk/24904/

Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA NURSING

Volume: 25

Pages: 3-10

eISSN: 1878-1292

ISSN: 1878-1241

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijotn.2016.10.001

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