Effects of educational information, plus general practitioner recommendation, on osteoarthritis management beliefs

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The primary aim of this study was to compare the effects of knee osteoarthritis educational information, plus a general practitioner recommendation to exercise, on consumer osteoarthritis management beliefs through a randomised controlled trial.

Status of project: Completed

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Effect of information content and general practitioner recommendation to exercise on treatment beliefs and  intentions for knee osteoarthritis: an online multi-arm randomized controlled trial

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Researchers involved in this study included Dr Belinda Lawford, Dr Michelle Hall, Dr Thorlene Egerton, Prof Kim Bennell, Prof Rana Hinman, Dr Fiona McManus, and Dr Karen Lamb at The University of Melbourne.

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