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Table 1 Eligibility Criteria

From: A protocol for a randomized controlled trial investigating the safety and cost-effectiveness of outpatient total hip arthroplasty

Inclusion Criteria Exclusion Criteria
1. Primary THA 1. Fibromyalgia
2. ASA status ≤3 2. Skeletally immature
3. Ability to read and understand English 3. Cognitive or neuromotor conditions
4. Live within 60-min commute distance of hospital 4. Bone stock inadequate for support or fixation of prosthesis
5. Home/cell phone access 5. Unable to go to their home after surgery
6. An adult to accompany patient home postoperatively 6. Active or suspected latent infection in or about the joint
  7. Significant pain management issues
  8. Patient/family history of anesthesia related complication(s)
  9. Obesity that significantly impacts the patient’s ability to mobilize
  10. Anaphylaxis to penicillin
  11. Significant psycho/social issues that would prevent the patient from managing at home safely
  12. Narcotic dependency