Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs): enhancing decision making and follow-up

BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jul 24;2017:bcr2017221172. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-221172.


A case presentation of patient undergoing elective total knee replacement. Patient-reported outcome measures prospectively collected electronically pre and postoperatively allowed real-time review, aiding follow-up and reducing the need for clinical, face-to-face follow-up.

Keywords: healthcare improvement and patient safety; medical education; orthopaedic and trauma surgery; orthopaedics.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aftercare*
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee*
  • Decision Making*
  • Elective Surgical Procedures*
  • Humans
  • Patient Reported Outcome Measures*
  • Patient Satisfaction*