Table 1

Interventions selected for assessment in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis

Patient educationNSAIDs1-150 Joint replacement
Telephone contactAnalgesicsOsteotomy
ExerciseOpioidsArthroscopic debridement
Footwear, including insolesSYSADOA1-150 Lavage
SticksPsychotropic drugs
SpaSex hormones
Patellar tapeTopical (periarticular) treatment
DietIntra-articular steroids
VitaminsIntra-articular hyaluronic acid
  • 1-150 NSAIDs = non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; SYSADOA = symptomatic slow acting drugs for osteoarthritis.