Information on indications, procedures, health economic aspects
Current situation from an expert perspective with contributions from renowned experts
Open Access Publication
Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras
Table of contents (6 chapters)
About this book
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.
• 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.
- Joint Replacement
- Hip Arthroplasty
- Knee Arthroplasty
- White Paper
- Open Access
Editors and Affiliations
IGES Institut GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Hans-Holger Bleß, Miriam Kip
About the editors
Book Title: White Paper on Joint Replacement
Book Subtitle: Status of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Care in Germany
Editors: Hans-Holger Bleß, Miriam Kip
Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg
eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
License: CC BY-NC
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-662-55917-8Published: 10 November 2017
eBook ISBN: 978-3-662-55918-5Published: 03 November 2017
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XII, 135
Number of Illustrations: 46 illustrations in colour
Topics: Orthopaedics, Surgery