Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) Classification and Guidelines

Timothy McAlindon, MD, MPH
Department of Rheumatology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA


Introduction

As the group uniquely representing the field of osteoarthritis, the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) has taken up a mandate to promote and advance research for the prevention and treatment of OA, a task that includes evaluating therapies and developing consensus statements and guidelines in respect of the medical treatment of OA. Research into OA therapeutics is currently highly active, so OARSI has also recognized the need to keep its guidelines current though repeated iterations of its update and consensus-building activities.

This article appears in HSS Journal: Volume 8, Number 1.
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About the HSS Journal

HSS Journal, an academic peer-reviewed journal published three times a year, February, July and October. The Journal accepts and publishes peer reviewed articles from around the world that contribute to the advancement of the knowledge of musculoskeletal diseases and disorders.


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