Shared decision making

Making a decision about treatment

Are you preparing for an appointment for your knee? Or considering your treatment options?

About shared decision making

GP assessment

Investigations

Treatment and management

    • Knee pain - assessment. NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries. http://cks.nice.org.uk, revised March 2011
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging. PatientPlus. http://patient.info/patientplus, reviewed January 2013
    • Computerised Tomography (CT) Scans. PatientPlus. http://patient.info/patientplus, reviewed July 2015
    • Ultrasound Scanning - Non-obstetric. PatientPlus. http://patient.info/patientplus, reviewed December 2015
    • Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic Surgery. PatientPlus. http://patient.info/patientplus, reviewed August 2013
    • Joint Injection and Aspiration. PatientPlus. http://patient.info/patientplus, reviewed February 2016
    • Assessment of knee injury. BMJ Best Practice. http://bestpractice.bmj.com, last reviewed July 2016
    • Soft Tissue Knee Injury. Medscape. http://emedicine.medscape.com, updated February 2016
    • Anterior Knee Pain. PatientPlus. http://patient.info/patientplus, last reviewed June 2015
    • Medial collateral ligament injury. BMJ Best Practice. http://bestpractice.bmj.com, updated April 2016
    • Physical medicine and rehabilitation for iliotibial band syndrome. Medscape. http://emedicine.medscape.com, published 4 September 2014
    • Anterior cruciate ligament injury. BMJ Best Practice. http://bestpractice.bmj.com, updated August 2015
    • Iliotibial band syndrome. BMJ Best Practice. http://bestpractice.bmj.com, updated July 2015
    • Meniscal tear. BMJ Best Practice. http://bestpractice.bmj.com, updated May 2016
    • Patellofemoral pain syndrome. http://bestpractice.bmj.com, updated July 2016
    • NSAIDs and adverse effects. Bandlolier. www.medicine.ox.ac.uk, accessed 28 July 2016
    • Knee Ligament Injuries. PatientPlus. http://patient.info/patientplus, last reviewed February 2014
    • Knee Cartilage Injuries (including Meniscal Tears). PatientPlus. http://patient.info/patientplus, last reviewed February 2014
  • Produced by Nick Ridgman, Lead Health Editor, Bupa Health Content Team, July 2016
    Expert reviewer Damian McClelland, Orthopaedic Surgeon and Bupa Musculoskeletal Services Clinical Director
    Next review due July 2019

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