Optimizing Outpatient Total Ankle Replacement from Clinic to Pain Management.


Journal Article (Review)

Outpatient total ankle arthroplasty is a potential significant source of cost savings. The ability to institute an effective outpatient total ankle program depends on appropriate patient selection, surgeon experience with total ankle replacement, addressing preoperative patient expectations, the involvement of an experienced multidisciplinary care team including experienced anesthesiologists, nurse navigators, recovery room nursing staff and physical therapists, and most importantly, such a program requires complete institutional logistical support.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Taylor, MA; Parekh, SG

Published Date

  • October 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 49 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 541 - 551

PubMed ID

  • 30224015

Pubmed Central ID

  • 30224015

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1373

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ocl.2018.06.003


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States