Osteoarthritis

 

Recommendations & Guidelines

Diagnosis

Hand osteoarthritis. EULAR evidence based recommendations for the diagnosis of hand osteoarthritis: report of a task force of (ESCISIT)
(Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 Jan;68(1):8-17)

http://ard.bmj.com/content/68/1/8.full.pdf+html

Knee osteoarthritis. EULAR evidence based recommendations for the diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis: report of a task force of (ESCISIT)
(Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69:483-9)

http://ard.bmj.com/content/early/2009/09/17/ard.2009.113100.full.pdf+html

 

Management

Hand osteoarthritis. EULAR evidence based recommendations for the management of hand osteoarthritis – report of a task force of the EULAR Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutics (ESCISIT)
(Ann Rheum Dis 2007;66:377-88)

http://ard.bmj.com/content/66/3/377.full.pdf

Hip osteoarthritis. EULAR evidence based recommendations for the management of hip osteoarthritis: report of a task force of the EULAR Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutics (ESCISIT)
(Ann Rheum Dis, 2004;64:669-81)

http://ard.bmj.com/content/64/5/669.full.pdf+html

Knee osteoarthritis. EULAR Recommendations 2003: an evidence based approach to the management of knee osteoarthritis: Report of a Task Force of the Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutic Trials (ESCISIT)
(Ann Rheum Dis 2003;62:1145-55)

http://ard.bmj.com/content/62/12/1145.full.pdf+html

 

OARSI guidelines for the non-surgical management of knee osteoarthritis.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458414000168

 

American College of Rheumatology 2012 recommendations for the use of nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies in osteoarthritis of the hand, hip, and knee.

http://mqic.org/pdf/2012_ACR_OA_Guidelines_FINAL.PDF

 

Clinical trial recommendations

OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Design and conduct of clinical trials for hand osteoarthritis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458415008456

OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Design and conduct of clinical trials for hip osteoarthritis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458415008444

OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Design, conduct and reporting of clinical trials for knee osteoarthritis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458415008432

 

Criteria & Outcome Measures

OARSI/OMERACT responder definition in OA
(Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2004;12:389-99)

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458404000251

Imaging and biomarkers
OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Hand imaging in clinical trials in osteoarthritis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458415008419

OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Hip imaging in clinical trials in osteoarthritis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458415008420

OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Knee imaging in clinical trials in osteoarthritis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S106345841500850X

OARSI Clinical Trials Recommendations: Soluble biomarker assessments in clinical trials in osteoarthritis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458415008407

 

Scales & Questionnaires

OARSI/OMERACT measure of intermittent and constant osteoarthritis pain (ICOAP) The ICOAP is a questionnaire for lower limb pain
(Osteoarthritis Cartilage 2009;17:1293-6)

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1063458409001083

WOMAC validation study
The WOMAC is the most widely used questionnaire to assess pain, stiffness and function in OA – it is copyrighted. (J Rheumatol 1988;15:1833-40)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3068365

AUSCAN questionnaire for assessment of pain, stiffness and physical function in hand OA
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S106345840290837X

The FIHOA for assessment of physical function in hand OA
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7583182

Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score (KOOS)
http://www.jospt.org/doi/abs/10.2519/jospt.1998.28.2.88?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3Dpubmed&

Hip disability and osteoarthritis outcome score (HOOS)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC161815/

 

Patient Organizations

OASIS (OsteoArthritis Service Integration System)
The OsteoArthritis Service Integration System is an assessment and referral program that helps people with osteoarthritis self-manage their condition and access support services at any stage of the disease. On this website you will find information about, and how you can live well at every stage of the disease
http://oasis.vch.ca

 

Miscellaneous

ESCEO (European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis)
The European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to a close interaction between clinical scientists dealing with rheumatic disorders, pharmaceutical industry developing new compounds in this field, regulators responsible for the registration of such drugs and health policy makers, to integrate the management of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis within the comprehensive perspective of health resources utilization.

http://www.esceo.org

IBMS BoneKEy
IBMS BoneKEy provides a breadth and depth of coverage of the bone field. Most content is free to access following registration with the site. This content is supplemented with articles from the online journal BoneKEy Reports, which is available through subscription
http://www.nature.com/bonekey/index.html

OARSI
OARSI is the premier international organization for scientists and health care professionals focused on the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis through the promotion and presentation of research, education and the worldwide dissemination of new knowledge
http://www.oarsi.org