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Table 4 Pilot OARS items and themes breakdowns

From: Development of a patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) and change measure for use in early recovery following hip or knee replacement

Phase Two OARS Item Theme Participant ID
1. I have felt unwell Effects of healthcare on outcomes 2, 11
2. I have felt disorientated Effects of healthcare on outcomes 11, 18
3. I have felt tired Fatigue and sleep 14
4. I have felt faint Pain 18
5. It has been quite painful Pain 3, 11, 13, 25
6. I have had constant pain Pain 13
7. I have worse pain at night Pain 13
8. It has felt swollen Pain 10, 13, 26
9. I have difficulty getting into bed Improving function and mobility 8
10. I am not able to stand Improving function and mobility 11
11. I am not able to walk Improving function and mobility 11
12. I have not slept well Fatigue and sleep 18, 26
Which question 13a or 13b do you prefer?
13a. I have found it quite hard to sleep
or
13b. I have found it difficult to sleep
Fatigue and sleep 6, 21
14. I have not been able to sleep due to the pain Fatigue and sleep 30
15. I have felt sick Effects of healthcare on outcomes 2, 4, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 26
16. I have felt woozy Effects of healthcare on outcomes 4
17. I have been constipated Effects of healthcare on outcomes 13, 23, 24
18. I have lost my appetite Effects of healthcare on outcomes 2, 24, 25
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