Decision Aid Summary

Title Knee Osteoarthritis.
Audience Patients with knee osteoarthritis who are considering knee replacement surgery or conservative management.
Options included Conservative therapy (physical therapy, pain medication, and injections).
Partial knee replacement.
Total knee replacement.
Year of last update or review 2017
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain For access to the PDA for review, please contact the developer.
Developer WiserCare, Inc.
Where was it developed? lauriesmith@wisercare.com
WiserCare, Inc.
United States
Health condition Osteoarthritis
Type of decision aid Treatment
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.