UNCOVERING BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS TO ELECTING JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY: A STUDY OF CHINESE IMMIGRANT-SPECIFIC FACTORS.

Davis, Erin.
2017-04-24T15:09:37.398Z

Abstract: Chinese patients appear to underutilize total joint replacement (TJR) surgery at Tufts Medical Center's Department of Orthopaedics clinic. This clinical issue led to this thesis, which involved a system analysis of the orthopaedic clinic. Interviews, clinical observations and a literature review ultimately informed the design of a questionnaire, which sought to identify the barriers and ... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012148
ID: tufts:21886
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