Acute flares in Osteoarthritis (exacerbations in Osteoarthritis)
|Funder name / reference number:||National Institute for Health Research Academic Clinical Fellowship, NIHR In-Practice Fellowship|
Mixed methods: systematic review; cross-sectional survey; daily diary study; qualitative interviews.
• To describe the nature and frequency of variations in osteoarthritis pain, the possible existence of discrete acute exacerbations, and patient - and knee-level characteristics associated with these
• To explore patient’s experiences of acute flares in knee pain/OA.