Overview

In this mini-patient case study, Jeffrey Katz, MD, MSc reviews the clinical work-up and patient-specific multimodal strategies for the management of pain in a patient with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee as determined by individual patient needs. The case will also stress the importance of implementing patient self-management programs for the management of knee OA. 

Learning Objectives


  • Integrate non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies into comprehensive plans for the long-term management of pain in patients with knee OA.
  • Implement patient-specific multimodal approaches to manage pain and improve function in patients with knee OA.
  • Instruct patients with knee OA on strategies for self-management to improve long-term function and quality of life.  



Faculty Disclosures

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD

Dr. Katz has not had any relevant financial relationships within the past 12 months with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. 

Disclosures

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosures

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Commercial Supporters

Sanofi US

Education Partners

Horizon CME


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