Patient education and selfmanagement

Education of the patient forms an integral part of the treatment plan for patients with OA. A meta-analysis of trials of patient education programs in comparison with standard NSAID use showed that education was 20 percent as effective as NSAIDs at providing pain relief.122[I] Psychosocial support can improve general well-being by reducing the requirement for health care.123[IV] Education of spouses or family members may improve social support to the patient.124[IV] Regular telephone contact by a member of the multidisciplinary team can produce significant improvement in pain and functional status.125[II]

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