Oxford Knee Score

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Objective

The Oxford Knee Score (OKS) has been developed and validated to measure pain and function after total knee replacement.

Intended Population

The OKS was originally developed and validated for use with individuals undergoing knee arthroplasty but has also been used to measure outcomes in pharmacological treatments, after osteotomies, following rehabilitation or with fractures[1].

Method of Use

The OKS is a patient reported outcome measure that consists of 12 questions on activities of daily living and how they are affected by pain.

Questions

Scoring

When the OKS was originally developed, it was designed to be as simple as possible in order to promote use. The original scoring system was a 1-5

Equipment

Reference

The Oxford Knee Score

Evidence

Reliability

Validity

Responsiveness

Miscellaneous

Links

References

  1. Murray D, Rogers K, Pandit H, Beard D, Carr A, Dawson, J. The use of the Oxford Hip and Knee Scores. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2007. 89; 8: 1010-4. Accessed 2 December 2019.