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Nordic clinical guidelines for orthotic treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: A systematic review using the AGREE II instrument
Örebro University, School of Medical Sciences. Örebro University Hospital. Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden; University Health Care Research Center, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6410-2474
Department of Orthopaedics, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden; Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Ottobock, Medical Care Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden.
Össur Clinics Scandinavia, Stockholm, Sweden.
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2019 (English)In: Prosthetics and orthotics international, ISSN 0309-3646, E-ISSN 1746-1553Article, review/survey (Refereed) Epub ahead of print
Abstract [en]

BACKGROUND: High-quality clinical practice guidelines are necessary for effective use of resources both at an individual patient- and national-level. Nordic clinical practice guidelines recommendations for orthotic treatment of knee osteoarthritis vary and little is known about their quality.

OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to critically evaluate the quality of clinical practice guidelines in orthotic management of knee osteoarthritis in the Nordic countries.

STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review.

METHODS: Four national clinical practice guidelines for treatment of knee osteoarthritis were assessed for methodological rigour and transparency by four independent assessors using the AGREE II instrument. Summary domain scores and inter-rater agreement (Kendall's W) were calculated.

RESULTS:  < 0.001).

CONCLUSION: Quality of clinical practice guidelines for orthotic treatment of knee osteoarthritis in the Nordic region is variable. Future guideline development should focus on improving methodology by involving relevant stakeholders (e.g. certified prosthetist/orthotists (CPOs)), specifying conflicts of interest and providing guidance for implementation.

CLINICAL RELEVANCE: The current review suggests that, for the Nordic region, there are areas of improvement which can be addressed, which ensure clinical practice guidelines are developed under stringent conditions and based on sound methods. These improvements would ensure knee osteoarthritis patients are receiving orthotic interventions based on appropriate guidance from published guidelines.

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Sage Publications, 2019.
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Orthotic device, braces, orthosis, practice guidelines
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URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-75610DOI: 10.1177/0309364619857854PubMedID: 31256710OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-75610DiVA, id: diva2:1344177
Available from: 2019-08-20 Created: 2019-08-20 Last updated: 2019-08-20Bibliographically approved

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