The prevalence and history of knee osteoarthritis in general practice: a case-control study.

@article{Bedson2005ThePA,
  title={The prevalence and history of knee osteoarthritis in general practice: a case-control study.},
  author={John Bedson and Kelvin P. Jordan and Peter Croft},
  journal={Family practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={103-8}
}
BACKGROUND There is no clear published estimate of the prevalence of diagnosed knee osteoarthritis based on consultation in primary care. Further, little is known about the clinical history of patients who are subsequently diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis. OBJECTIVES Our aims were (i) to determine the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis diagnosed in primary care; (ii) to compare the medical history of patients currently diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis with that of controls; and (iii) to… CONTINUE READING