The use of the Oxford hip and knee scores

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Aug;89(8):1010-4. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.89B8.19424.


The Oxford hip and knee scores have been extensively used since they were first described in 1996 and 1998. During this time, they have been modified and used for many different purposes. This paper describes how they should be used and seeks to clarify areas of confusion.

MeSH terms

  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / rehabilitation*
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee / rehabilitation*
  • Humans
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care / methods*
  • Outcome Assessment, Health Care / statistics & numerical data
  • Patient Satisfaction / statistics & numerical data*
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Surveys and Questionnaires*