Musculoskeletal Disorders

Evidence-based Reports

The EPCs review all relevant scientific literature on clinical, behavioral, and organization and financing topics to produce evidence reports and technology assessments.

Common Hip Fractures, Treatment (August 2009)
| Evidence Report

Osteoarthritis, Treatment and Safety of Analgesics (September 2006) 
Comparative Evidence Review

Osteoporosis, Fracture Prevention—Update (March 2012)
Comparative Evidence Review

Osteoporosis, Treatments to Prevent Fractures (December 2007)
Comparative Evidence Review

Rheumatoid and Psoriatic Arthritis, Drug Therapy (November 2007)
Comparative Evidence Review

Rheumatoid Arthritis, Drug Therapy—Update (June 2012)
Comparative Evidence Review

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Orthopedic Surgery (March 2012)
Comparative Evidence Review

Current as of January 2013
Internet Citation: Musculoskeletal Disorders: Evidence-based Reports. January 2013. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/clinical/musculoskeletal/index.html