Decision Aid Summary
|Title||What are my options for managing hip or knee osteoarthritis?|
|Audience||People with osteoarthritis.|
|Options included||Level 0: Nothing, Chondroitin, Capsaicin, Glucosamine, TENS.
Level 1: Exercise, Healthy Weight, Acupuncture, Acetaminophen.
Level 2: NSAID creams, Insoles, Joint Injections (Steroid or Viscosupplement).
Level 3: NSAID pills.
Level 4: Opioid painkillers.
Level 5: See a surgeon about joint replacement.
|Year of last update or review||2011|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Tamara Rader and Peter Tugwell|
|Where was it firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Ottawa
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|5 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.