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The clinical and cost effectiveness of splints for thumb base osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled clinical trial

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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...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/rheumatology/keaa726

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3464-3867
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3452-3382
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Rheumatology Journal website
Volume:
60
Issue:
6
Pages:
2862–2877
Publication date:
2020-11-30
Acceptance date:
2020-10-19
DOI:
EISSN:
1462-0332
ISSN:
1462-0324
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1140342
Local pid:
pubs:1140342
Deposit date:
2020-11-03

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