OPUS

NHMRC

Centre for Research Excellence in Total Joint Replacement

About Us

OPUS is a unique multidisciplinary collaboration of surgeons, health economists, statisticians, general practitioners and physiotherapists looking to improve patient selection, facilitate greater alignment of patient-surgeon expectations and improve outcomes, safety and efficiency of surgery for the benefit of patients living with osteoarthritis.

Our Objectives

We’re redesigning the management journey for people with osteoarthritis. See how we’re doing it.

Stream 1

Choosing the right person for surgery

 

Stream 2

Patient and surgeon decision-making

 

Stream 3

Developing non-surgical alternatives

 

Stream 4

Optimising recovery from joint replacement

 

Stream 5

Cost-effective and safe treatments

 

Advocating for Equity, Collaboration and Culturally secure Osteoarthritis care for Aboriginal Australians

Participate in research

Work with us through our Consumer and Community Involvement Program to ensure our research stays relevant to your community

Dealing with CAOS

From within the OPUS objectives, the Consortium Against the overuse of Opioids in Surgery (CAOS) emerged.

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