OARSI GUIDELINES FOR THE NON-SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF KNEE, HIP, AND POLYARTICULAR OSTEOARTHRITIS 2019
November issue of Ostoearthritis and Cartilage, 27/11, available online now at:
The purpose of this initiative is to update and expand upon prior Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) guidelines by developing patient-focused treatment recommendations for individuals with Knee, Hip, and Polyarticular osteoarthritis (OA) that are derived from expert consensus and based on objective review of high-quality meta-analytic data.
CLINICAL TRIAL GUIDELINES 2015
Recommendations for Conducting Clinical Trials in Osteoarthritis
May issue of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 23/5, available online now at:
Eleven separate working groups composed of OARSI members have developed guidelines for conducting clinical trials in the areas of:
Osteoarthritis of the knee, hip and hand
Non pharmacologic therapies including Diet/Exercise, Injury Prevention, and Post Surgery Rehabilitation
Imaging/radiology of knee, hip, hand
This initiative is a good example of OARSI endeavors that aim for collaborative and fruitful discussions involving academic and industry members. OARSI Clinical Trial Guidelines are used by scientists, graduate students and clinical investigators worldwide and serve as the benchmark trial design. Guideline authors serve as authoritative leaders, mentors and collaborators for researchers developing progressively more advanced levels of investigation.
Japanese Roundtable on Treatment Guidelines