Table 6.49Study withdrawals

Withdrawals outcomeReferenceInterventionAssessment timeOutcome/effect size
Knee
TENS
Number of withdrawals1 RCT (Paker et al. 2006) (N=60)TENS vs intra-articular hylan G-F206 months post- treatment10% (TENS) and 17% (intra-articular hylan G-F20)
TENS better
Number of withdrawals1 RCT (Paker et al. 2006) (N=60)TENS vs intra-articular hylan G-F206 months post- treatmentN=0 (TENS) and N=2 (intra-articular hylan G-F20)
AL-TENS better

From: 6, Non-pharmacological management of osteoarthritis

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Osteoarthritis: National Clinical Guideline for Care and Management in Adults.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 59.
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