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The Osteoarthritis Action Alliance Research Roundup

Volume 1, Issue 9, April 18-24, 2016

Welcome to the weekly research roundup! We plan to use this letter to share the latest osteoarthritis-relevant peer-reviewed publications, funding opportunities and current study recruitment. Have a publication you would like us to feature? Please email My-Linh Luong at mylinh.oaaa@gmail.com. The Research Roundup is a web-based newsletter published by the Osteoarthritis Action Alliance at the Thurston Arthritis Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Looking for our biweekly publication

In this issue

Featured Research
Osteoarthritis Research this week
Funding Opportunities
Current Study Recruitment

Featured Research


Does a Patient-centered Educational Intervention Affect African-American Access to Knee Replacement? A Randomized Trial

 Clinical Orthopaedics Related Research

Black patients are less willing to go undergo knee replacement surgery compared to white patients. The authors were interested in understanding if a patient-centered intervention consisting of a decision aid video for knee OA and motivational interview with a trained counselor would improve the proportion of referrals of blacks with knee OA to orthopaedic surgery and if the intervention would increase patients’ willingness to undergo TKA. The intervention did not improve patients’ preferences toward joint replacement surgery for knee OA or affect access to surgical evaluation differently than an educational pamphlet (control group) 12 months after treatment exposure. READ MORE

The Latest in Osteoarthritis Research


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Epidemiology and Outcomes

Symptom Management

Research Methods/ Measures

Reviews, Commentaries, Statements, and Guidelines

Funding

Current Study Recruitment

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