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Table 5 Patient questionnaire

From: The efficacy of continuous-flow cryo and cyclic compression therapy after hip fracture surgery on postoperative pain: design of a prospective, open-label, parallel, multicenter, randomized controlled, clinical trial

1. Did you feel that the pain reduced when treated with cryocompression therapy? A B C D E
2. Would you rather have cryocompression treatment than analgesic pain treatment? A B C D E
3. The standard setting used was the coldest; did you like this temperature setting? A B C D E
4. Did you request the temperature setting to be upped? Y     N
5. Did you like the dynamic pressure adjunct? A B C D E
6. The pressure adjunct was elevated every 4 treatments, was the pace to fast? A B C D E
7. After treatment the muscles are cooled, did this hinder you in moving around outside of bed? A B C D E
8. Would you have liked to be treated more often per day than 4 times? A B C D E
9. Would you have liked to be treated longer than 30 min per cycle? A B C D E
10. Would you have liked to be treated longer than the first 72 h postoperative? A B C D E
11. Did you feel like you recovered faster with cryocompression therapy? A B C D E
12. Would you recommend the use of cryocompression therapy to other patients? A B C D E
13. Can you briefly describe what you think are advantages of cryocompression therapy? Open text
14. Can you briefly describe what you think are disadvantages of cryocompression therapy? Open text
15. From 0 – 10 how would you rate the cryocompression treatments in general? (0-10)
  1. A: agree completely; B: agree; C: neutral; D: disagree; E: disagree completely
  2. Y: yes; N: no