KAT study participant hospital care form

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Document Provider:
Helen Dakin
The Knee Arthroplasty Trial Group
Contact Details:
Is with the developer
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom

Other Methods of Resource Use Data Collection:
Data on quantities of NHS resources related to the study knee were identified from a surgeon’s form, a hospital care form, 3-monthly and annual questionnaires completed by participants, with additional data on hospitalisations being collected from HES and ISD. Questionnaires focused on the main cost drivers which were identified following discussions with clinicians and from evidence from previous publications.

Study Completed:

DIRUM Listing:

Disease Categories

Orthopaedics & trauma

Populations - Age

Age Range: 18 - 100

Populations - Sex

Male and Female

Administration Methods

In person

Instrument Types


Person(s) Completing Instrument


Settings of Care


Nature of Intervention


Items of Resource Being Measured

Other NHS - Additional surgery

Other Characterisation Details

Frequency Of Economic Data Collection - N/A
Maximum Recall Period - Not specified

Primary References

Murray DW, MacLennan GS, Breeman S, Dakin HA, Johnston L, Campbell MK, Gray AM, Fiddian N, Fitzpatrick R, Morris RW, Grant AM on behalf of the KAT group, A randomised controlled trial of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different knee prostheses: the Knee Arthroplasty Trial (KAT). , Health Technology Assessment, 2014, 18, 1 - 235

DOI: 10.3310/hta18190

Conditions of Use

  • Free access
  • With written permission of copyright holder
  • Other - This work was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment programme (project number 95/10/01) and was published in full in Health Technology Assessment. The views and opinions expressed therein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the HTA programme, NIHR, NHS or the Department of Health.

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