Self-Management Programmes for People with Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Elizabeth Mcconnell, Toby Smith, Leigh Davies, Jane Cross, Caroline Hing

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Osteoarthritis is one of the most common chronic disabling diseases, which typically causes pain, stiffness and functional impairment. Self-management programmes have been advocated in clinical guidelines aimed at reducing the effect of symptoms and illness from impacting on lifestyle and activities. The study assesses the evidence-base examining clinical and cost-effectiveness of self-management programmes for adults with osteoarthritis
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-175
Number of pages11
JournalCurrent Rheumatology Reviews
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013


  • Degenerative
  • hip
  • knee
  • chronic disease managment
  • self-care
  • health education
  • clinical outcomes

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