Observational Study
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2021.
World J Orthop. Jan 18, 2021; 12(1): 24-34
Published online Jan 18, 2021. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v12.i1.24
Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria
Exclusion criteria
Adult patients aged ≥ 18 years of age Patients aged < 18 yr of age
Received orthopaedic clinic telephone consultationIf other members of the family responded on patient’s behalf
Satisfaction questionnaire completed within 48 h from telephone consultationUnable to consent to complete satisfaction questionnaire
Communication difficulties (verbal or auditory) as stated in patient clinical notes
Cognitive impairment as stated in patient clinical notes
If patients did not answer their telephone on two occasions to complete the satisfaction questionnaire