You can see everything NICE says on this topic in the NICE Pathway on joint replacement.
To find NICE guidance on related topics, including guidance in development, see our web page on musculoskeletal conditions.
For full details of the evidence and the guideline committee's discussions, see the evidence reviews. You can also find information about how the guideline was developed, including details of the committee.
NICE has produced tools and resources to help you put this guideline into practice. For general help and advice on putting NICE guidelines into practice, see resources to help you put guidance into practice.