Journal article

Patient Knowledge and Beliefs About Knee Osteoarthritis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury and Reconstruction

Kim L Bennell, Ans van Ginckel, Crystal O Kean, Rachel K Nelligan, Simon D French, Maria Stokes, Brian Pietrosimone, Troy Blackburn, Mark Batt, David J Hunter, Libby Spiers, Rana S Hinman

ARTHRITIS CARE & RESEARCH | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2016

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To explore patients' knowledge and beliefs about osteoarthritis (OA) and OA risk following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury, to explore the extent to which information about these risks is provided by health professionals, and to examine associations among participant characteristics, knowledge, and risk beliefs and health professional advice. METHODS: A custom-designed survey was conducted in Australian and American adults who sustained an ACL injury, with or without reconstruction, 1-5 years prior. The survey comprised 3 sections: participant characteristics, knowledge about OA and OA risk, and health professional advice. RESULTS: Complete data sets from 233 eligible resp..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health & Medical Research Council


Awarded by Arthritis Research UK


Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

Supported by the National Health & Medical Research Council (grant 631717). Dr. Bennell's work was supported by a National Health & Medical Research Council fellowship (grant 1058440). Dr. Van Ginckel's work was supported by a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Health & Medical Research Council (grant 631717). Dr. French's work was supported by a Canadian Chiropractic Research Foundation professorship in rehabilitation therapy. Dr. Batt's work was supported by Arthritis Research UK (grant 20194). Dr. Hunter's work was supported by a National Health & Medical Research Council practitioner fellowship (grant 1079777). Dr. Hinman's work was supported by an Australian Research Council future fellowship (grant FT130100175).