Decision Aid Summary

Title Options for managing hip or knee osteoarthritis.
Audience Clinicians presenting information about options for patients with hip or knee osteoarthritis.
Options included Medially wedged insoles.
Muscle strengthening.
Glucosamine.
Acetaminophen.
Acupuncture.
Oral or topical NSAIDs.
Opioids.
Corticosteroid injections.
Referral for joint replacement surgery.
Year of last update or review 2012
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Anik Giguere
Where was it developed? www.decisionbox.ulaval.ca
Université Laval
Canada
Health condition Osteoarthritis
Type of decision aid
Language English
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
8 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.