Find more resources in the Cochrane Community. OA in individual knee joints. The ability of an intervention to produce a desired effect in a controlled study. The ability of osteoarthritis and knee and treatment intervention to produce a desired effect in an individual.
This is a synthesis of the medical research on a particular subject. It uses thorough methods to search for and include all or as much as possible of the research on the topic. Only relevant studies, usually of a certain minimum quality, are included. An intervention that to all intents and purposes appears to be the same as that which is being assessed but which does not have the active component being assessed. A characteristic or effect that can be measured and quantified in different individuals.