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THE SUBSTANTIAL PERSONAL BURDEN OF HIP AND KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS AMONG YOUNGER PEOPLE

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THE SUBSTANTIAL PERSONAL BURDEN OF HIP AND KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS AMONG YOUNGER PEOPLE

Presenter: Ackerman IN

This module addresses:

Question: What is the Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and level

of psychological distress experienced by younger people with hip or knee

osteoarthritis, compared with population norms?

Conclusion: This study highlights the substantial personal burden of hip

and knee osteoarthritis among younger people, and provides evidence

to support the provision of targeted osteoarthritis services for people of

working age.

Key Practice Points:

• Osteoarthritis has a major psychosocial impact

• Holistic management approaches should address physical and

psychological wellbeing

• Osteoarthritis models of care for younger patients should incorporate

screening for psychological distress and appropriate referral/

support mechanisms

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THE SUBSTANTIAL PERSONAL BURDEN OF HIP AND KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS AMONG YOUNGER PEOPLE
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