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White Paper on Joint Replacement

Status of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Care in Germany

Editors: Bleß, Hans-Holger, Kip, Miriam (Eds.)

  • Information on indications, procedures, health economic aspects
  • Current situation from an expert perspective with contributions from renowned experts
  • Open Access Publication
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White Paper on Joint Replacement

This White Paper details the status of hip and knee arthroplasty care in Germany. Hip and knee replacements are amongst the most frequently performed procedures and usually become necessarily due to age-related wear of the joint, osteoarthritis and fractures of the femoral neck. In light of demographic change, demands with regard to standards of care and the procedures are likely to rise.

Contents

•             This White Paper contains information on indications, procedures, health economic aspects and the healthcare system stakeholders involved.

•             It portrays current developments with regard to the prevalence of hip and knee arthroplasty, the healthcare situation and quality of care within the chain of medical care.

•             This book is complemented by a chapter assessing the current situation from an expert perspective with contributions from renowned experts in the fields of science, medical technology and medical practice.

This book addresses people involved in shaping and representing the healthcare system from a variety of fields including medical professions, health insurances and health sciences as well as journalists and patient representatives.



About the authors

Hans-Holger Bleß, IGES-Institut GmbH, Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 BerlinDr. med. Miriam Kip, IGES-Institut GmbH, Friedrichstraße 180, 10117 Berlin

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Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction to the Indications and Procedures

    Seidlitz, Cornelia (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Prevalence of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

    Rothbauer, Florian (et al.)

    Pages 15-39

  • Status of Healthcare

    Weißer, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 41-89

  • Healthcare System Stakeholders

    Rosery, Hubertus (et al.)

    Pages 91-104

  • Health Economic Aspects

    Weißer, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 105-119

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-662-55918-5
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Softcover $59.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-662-55917-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
White Paper on Joint Replacement
Book Subtitle
Status of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Care in Germany
Editors
  • Hans-Holger Bleß
  • Miriam Kip
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-55918-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-55918-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-55917-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 135
Number of Illustrations and Tables
46 illustrations in colour
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