Treatment guidelines for osteoarthritis (OA) recently published by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and from the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) will be reviewed. Attendees will learn about guidelines in development, approaches recommended in these treatment guidelines, and how to develop individualized treatment plans for patients with knee, hip, and/or hand OA.
Discuss the methodology behind development of treatment guidelines
Recognize evidence-based recommendations for OA management
Identify appropriate approaches to individualized management of OA