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Hypnosis for Symptom Management in Elective Orthopedic Surgery
The purpose of the study is to determine if teaching self-hypnosis techniques to patients prior to knee replacement surgery will decrease their pain medication requirements, pain medication side-effects, length of stay in the hospital, readmission rates, pain, anxiety, physical function, satisfaction scores, and cost of admission.
Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.
- Behavioral: Hypnosis
- At least 18 years old.
- scheduled for a primary, unilateral, total knee replacement surgery within the study
- able to commit to a single study clinic visit at least one week prior to their
scheduled surgery and use of phone recordings
- able to read and understand English
- Score at least 25 on mini-mental state exam
- severe psychiatric or structural brain disease (ie. psychosis, stroke with functional
- current use of hypnosis/self-hypnosis
- enrolled in other clinical trials related to pain management or length of stay
- hearing impairment that would impede ability to listen to a phone recording
Ages Eligible for Study
18 Years - N/A
Genders Eligible for Study