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BWH Wellness Initiative

B-Well is a research study aimed at increasing physical activity among Brigham and Women’s Hospital employees by providing monetary rewards.

INjections for the Joint: Experiences and Concerns with Treatment

The INJECT project (INjections for the Joint: Experiences and Concerns with Treatment) investigates patients’ attitudes about having intra-articular injection treatments for knee osteoarthritis (OA) and providers’ perceptions of the utility of these treatments.

Meniscal Diagnosis in Osteoarthritis

This project is a cross-sectional study aimed at evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of the clinical history and physical examination in patients with symptomatic meniscal tears in the presence of knee osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis Risk Calculator

OA Risk C is an interactive risk calculator that predicts a user’s likelihood of developing knee osteoarthritis and of undergoing total knee replacement based on demographic and clinical factors.

Study of Hip and Knee Replacement Infection Defense

SHielD examines current practices related to the prophylactic prescription of antibiotics before dental procedures for patients with total hip or total knee replacements.

Study of Physical Activity Rewards after Knee Surgery

SPARKS is a pilot randomized controlled trial applying behavioral economic interventions to patients undergoing total knee replacement with the goal of increasing physical activity after surgery.

Study of Total Knee Arthroplasty Responses

STARs seeks to recruit a robust cohort of patients undergoing total knee replacement (TKR) at several sites across the country to supplement data from the AViKA study and to identify factors that improve value in the delivery of TKR.

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