The clinical and cost effectiveness of splints for thumb base osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled clinical trial
Objectives To investigate the clinical effectiveness, efficacy and cost effectiveness of splints (orthoses) in people with symptomatic basal thumb joint OA (BTOA).
Methods A pragmatic, multicentre parallel group randomized controlled trial at 17 National Health Service (NHS) hospital departments recruited adults with symptomatic BTOA and at least moderate hand pain and dysfunction. We randomized participants (1:1:1) using a computer-based minimizat...Expand abstract
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- This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available online from Oxford University Press at https://doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/keaa726
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