Review ArticlesCurrent Trends in Wound Closure and Postoperative Wound Management for Total Knee and Hip ReplacementCloutier, Dagan PA1; Eggers-Knight, Jill T. BHS, DFAAPA, PA-C2; Deon Kidd, Vasco DHSc, MPH, MS, PA-C3; Sasek, Cody A. MPAS, PA-C, ATC4; Flener, Jana PA-C5Author Information 1New Hampshire Orthopaedic Center, Nashua, New Hampshire 2Virginia Mason Medical Center Federal Way, Seattle, Washington 3Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California 4Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska 5Proliance Orthopedic Associates, Renton, Washington Disclosure: The Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest forms are provided with the online version of the article (http://links.lww.com/JBJSJOPA/A101). JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants: April-June 2020 - Volume 8 - Issue 2 - p e0041 doi: 10.2106/JBJS.JOPA.19.00041 Metrics Abstract The purpose of this study is to determine the current trends for wound closure and postoperative wound care for total knee and hip replacement patients. This study will compare common techniques for superficial would closure and discuss factors that influence wound healing. This study will also include the results of a physician assistant (PA) survey looking at what PAs are using for superficial skin closure techniques and postoperative wound care after total knee and hip replacement. Copyright © 2020 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated.