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Vol:2 Issue:7 Number:476 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #3393
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

TKR waitlist: better function in combined educational program/conventional treatment of OA


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OrthoEvidence. TKR waitlist: better function in combined educational program/conventional treatment of OA. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):476. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/3393

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The effect of an educational program to improve health-related quality of life in patients with osteoarthritis on waiting list for total knee replacement: a randomized study

Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2006 Mar;14(3):279-85. Epub 2005 Nov 23

Contributing Authors: M Nuñez E Nuñez JM Segur F Macule L Quinto MV Hernandez C Vilalta

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Synopsis

100 osteoarthritic patients on a waiting list for total knee replacement (TKR) surgery were randomised to undergo either a therapeutic education and functional readaptation (TEFR) intervention in addition to conventional (pharmacological) treatment or conventional (pharmacological) treatment only. The primary outcome was self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQL). The results indicated th...

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