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Table 3 List of TKR and THR extra standards, with comparison of handwritten and typed operation notes

From: Assessing the quality of operation notes: a review of 1092 operation notes in 9 UK hospitals

TKR extras Overall Handwritten Typed Chi-squared
% n = 33 n = 59 p value
1. Soft tissue releases 66 21 40 0.686
2. Bone grafting details 4 0 4 0.126
3. Component alignment/rotation 70 29 35 0.004
4. Flexion range 55 18 33 0.898
5. Tourniquet time 83 27 49 0.881
THR extras Overall Handwritten Typed Chi-squared
% n = 37 n = 77 p value
1. Use of catheters/foot pumps etc. 50 12 45 0.009
2. Bone cement type 59 25 42 0.186
3. Cement insertion technique 47 13 40 0.092
4. Other implanted materials 36 8 33 0.027
5. Bone grafting described 2 0 2 0.323
6. Origin of bone graft 2 0 2 0.323
7. Drains/wound infiltration catheters 18 3 17 0.066
8. Instructions for drains/catheters etc. 12 1 13 0.031
9. Stability of joint 67 33 52 0.013
10. Sterile services tracking 8 1 8 0.154
11. Sterile services tracking details elsewhere 61 22 51 0.480