Decision support tool for patients on osteoarthritis of the knee

18 Apr 2019

AMA members may find this decisions support tool useful in helping patients to understand their treatment options for osteoarthritis of the knee.

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has developed the tool for to provide evidence-based information about the main treatment options for osteoarthritis of the knee, including the risks, benefits and costs. The tool aims to support patients to make more informed decisions and includes questions that patients may wish to discuss with their GP.  

The decision support tool is available here. A promotional poster to support the release of the tool is also available.

This decision support tool is based on the treatment options in the Commission’s Osteoarthritis of the Knee Clinical Care Standard.