Table 6.100Quality of life

QoL outcomeReferenceInterventionAssessment timeOutcome/effect size
Knee
CS + GH
SF-36 mental health (change from baseline)1 RCT (Cohen et al. 2003) (N=63)CS + GH vs placebo8 weeks, end of treatmentp=0.04
Favours CS + GH
SF-36 physical health (change from baseline)1 RCT (Cohen et al. 2003) (N=63)CS + GH vs placebo8 weeks, end of treatmentNS

From: 6, Non-pharmacological management of osteoarthritis

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